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AkzoNobel’s cargo tank coating wins ICIS Innovation Awards

October 16, 2017
AkzoNobel scooped two prestigious honors at the recent ICIS Innovation Awards for the Interline 9001 ultra-performance cargo tank coating supplied through its International brand.

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives

August 10, 2017
People living in remote and isolated Amazonian communities will now have access to primary healthcare, thanks to the support of a medical ship operated by Vine Trust and restored using coatings from AkzoNobel.

AkzoNobel extends popular Interstores® marine coatings product range

July 04, 2017
Ship owners and operators can now enjoy a new level of flexibility and expand the options available for cost-effective onboard maintenance following the launch of a new multi-purpose one pack primer

AkzoNobel releases Intertrac Vision Lite, introducing Intertrac Vision to Wider Audience

June 21, 2017
A wider set of customers can embark on a ‘Digital Voyage’ – a new customer experience with AkzoNobel’s Intertrac Vision Lite. The new iPad App offers a lite version of Intertrac Vision, AkzoNobel’s big data hull performance prediction tool.

AkzoNobel completes expansion of coatings research facility in Houston

June 08, 2017
AkzoNobel has completed the €2.6 million ($3.5 million) expansion of its US research and development facilities in Houston, Texas.

Marine customers to embark on AkzoNobel's 'Digital Voyage' at Nor-Shipping

May 30, 2017
Ship owners and operators at Nor-Shipping, a leading maritime event taking place in Oslo, are set to embark on AkzoNobel’s ‘Digital Voyage’.

Safety enhancing drone earns innovation award from AkzoNobel partnership

May 18, 2017
A drone developed to improve maritime safety has earned an innovation award for a partnership comprising AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings

AkzoNobel launches new marine coatings app to improve user experience

May 08, 2017
Marine coatings customers will now enjoy anytime, anywhere access to data most critical to them, with the launch of AkzoNobel Marine Coatings’ International mobile app.

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings

April 13, 2017
AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating, part of the International® range.

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability

March 29, 2017
AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%.

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of C02 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek's 21st Anniversary

March 21, 2017
Ship owners and operators using the Intersleek® range of biocide-free marine coatings supplied by AkzoNobel have achieved fuel savings worth a combined total of $3 billion* since the technology was first introduced 21 years ago.

AkzoNobel launches new shipping industry engagement programme to support widespread adoption of ISO 19030

March 01, 2017
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings, has today announced the launch of a new shipping industry engagement programme to support the widespread and successful adoption of ISO 19030.

AkzoNobel partners with Barrier Group and DroneOps to develop drone technology for remote ballast water tank inspection

February 01, 2017
A new collaboration to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting ballast water tanks and offshore wind farms, significantly improving accuracy, efficiencies, as well as the health and safety of ships’ crews and inspection personnel.

AkzoNobel reaffirms market leadership with 20,000 applications of its cost and efficiency saving primer Intershield 300

November 30, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings, is celebrating its 20,000th application of Intershield® 300, its highest performing anticorrosive universal primer.

AkzoNobel and Tessella win leading IT award with Big Data and Analytics Project to cut CO2 emissions

November 29, 2016
A project by Tessella and AkzoNobel Marine Coatings to provide accurate and comprehensive fuel efficiency assessments of coatings for ship hulls, has won the Big Data and Analytics Project of the Year category at the 2016 UK IT Industry Awards, the benchmark for outstanding performance in the UK computing industry.

AkzoNobel awards shipping industry's largest ever number of carbon credits to Grimaldi Group

October 27, 2016
Leading global logistics company Grimaldi Group has received the largest number of carbon credits to have been issued through a landmark initiative developed by AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business, the supplier of International® coatings.

Iconic steamship being restores to its former glory with help from AkzoNobel

September 13, 2016
Restoration work has started on an iconic steamship regarded as the vanguard of 1930s Scottish engineering. TS Queen Mary is being transformed into one of the UK’s largest interactive maritime exhibits with help from AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.

Sustainable shipping moves step closer with launch of AkzoNobel’s biocide-free fouling control coating

September 07, 2016
Switching to more sustainable shipping has been made easier for ship owners and operators following the launch of Intersleek 1000, a new biocide-free fouling control coating developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.

AkzoNobel to use ISO 19030 compliant data analysis to validate and verify hull coating performance predictions from Intertrac Vision

July 27, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has today outlined for the first time its full compliance with ISO 19030, the new standard for measuring hull and propeller performance.

AkzoNobel’s pioneering Carbon Credits methodology wins prestigious Seatrade Award

July 22, 2016
The Carbon Credits program adds to its growing list of accolades by winning yet another major industry award – three awards in less than two months

AkzoNobel's methodology for sustainable ship owners wins major environmental award

June 23, 2016
AkzoNobel’s pioneering methodology for rewarding ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings has been named Environmental Leader Product of the Year for 2016.

AkzoNobel makes first award of Carbon Credits to Greek ship owner Neda Maritime

May 11, 2016
Neda Maritime Agency Co Ltd, a leading Greek tanker and bulker owner, has become the world’s first ship owner to be awarded carbon credits through landmark methodology developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.

AkzoNobel supports efficient on-board maintenance with new anticorrosive primer Intershield® One-2-One

April 20, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has launched a best-in-class anticorrosive universal primer, Intershield® One-2-One, which delivers simplified maintenance, waste avoidance and enhanced corrosion protection.

Ship industry to benefit from Intercept® 8500 LPP, AkzoNobel’s revolutionary antifouling

March 23, 2016
Ship owners and operators can now benefit from improvements in operational, cost and environmental efficiencies thanks to the latest antifouling developed by AkzoNobel, which is set to revolutionize the biocidal coatings market.

AkzoNobel launches latest version of Intertrac Vision incorporating cruise vessels

March 11, 2016
AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business announces the addition of cruise vessels to Intertrac Vision, its ‘big data’ tool that provides accurate and transparent predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential of fouling control coatings.

AkzoNobel announces first issue of carbon credits from Intersleek technology

February 25, 2016

AkzoNobel has announced the issue of more than 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 – the first to be awarded under the company’s landmark scheme for the shipping industry.


AkzoNobel and Marlins deliver onboard marine coating new e-learning course ‘Painting and Surfaces’

February 02, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business and Marlins, the leading brand in Maritime English and technical e-learning solutions for the shipping, cruise and offshore industries, have launched a global training solution.

Medical ship receives aid from AkzoNobel

December 04, 2015
We supplied our high performance Intersleek hull coating to volunteer group Youth With a Mission (YWAM), who operate the ship. The system offers the added benefit of helping to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by an average of 9 percent.

AkzoNobel’s slime-busting coating wins prestigious innovation award

October 20, 2015
A biocide-free anti-slime coating developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business – which helps to save fuel and cut emissions – has been named overall winner of the prestigious ICIS Innovation Awards for 2015.

AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision, the shipping industry’s first consultancy tool to predict the impact of fouling control coatings on ship efficiency

October 15, 2015
Intertrac Vision provides an instant assessment of ROI from the comparison of fouling control coatings prior to application. Advanced science enables a bespoke consultative approach for hull coating selection.

Intershield® 7100LWT receives US Navy Approval

October 12, 2015
Intershield® 7100LWT, part of AkzoNobel’s International® line of marine coatings products, has received U.S. Navy approval to Military Specification MIL-PRF-3135 Type III Class 2, Grade B.

AkzoNobel’s Intersleek® and Carbon Credits methodology feature in the UK Chamber of Shipping’s ‘A Maritime Nation’

September 09, 2015
Commissioned by the UK Chamber of Shipping and produced by ITN Productions, A Maritime Nation is an online news programme that will investigate the global issues facing the shipping industry, the UK’s heritage and standing.

AkzoNobel’s carbon credits methodology wins environmental award

July 09, 2015
AkzoNobel’s landmark carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings.

Spanish ferry operator enrolls in AkzoNobel carbon credits program

April 24, 2015
Leading Spanish ferry operator Baleària has signed up to AkzoNobel’s landmark carbon credits program

Interline®9001 application progresses on major chemical carrier Newbuildings with Navig8

March 05, 2015
Leading ship owner Navig8, is progressing application of Interline®9001, an advanced cargo tank coating from AkzoNobel’s International® marine coating product range, on a series of 18 chemical tankers currently under construction in South Korea.
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