February 27, 2013
International Paint, part of AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paints and coatings company, today officially opened its new global Marine Coatings headquarters in Singapore.
February 27, 2013
International Paint has announced at a press conference in London, a sea-change in hull performance with the launch of two new coatings solutions - Intercept®8000 LPP and Intersleek®1100SR.
October 25, 2012
Hapag-Lloyd has again chosen coatings from International Paint, this time for the ‘Hamburg Express’, the first of a new class of 10 container ship newbuildings from Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.
A standard independent methodology will curb growing scepticism and confusion surrounding the widely varying fuel savings claims from clean technology providers
July 20, 2012
International Paint’s Marine Coatings business is bringing more than a century of expertise to new audiences as well as enhancing its engagement with customers and stakeholders after significantly expanding its online presence.
June 11, 2012
Following the recent announcement of a strategic partnership between International Paint and BMT ARGOSS, the two companies have been apprising their customers and clients of the potential benefits of the BMT SMARTSERVICES system.
May 04, 2012
International Paint Ltd. is proud to announce it has achieved full type approval and proven in service performance for the outstanding anticorrosive coating Intershield®300.
February 27, 2012
Intershield®300 continues to prove its outstanding durability in service, remaining in excellent condition after 15 years in the cargo oil tanks of the ‘Samco Raven’.
January 31, 2012
International Paint is pleased to announce that its principal anticorrosive primers and shop primers have successfully passed the very demanding IMO PSPC COT laboratory tests in accordance with the IMO MSC.288 (87) SOLAS regulations for cargo oil tankers.
January 26, 2012
International Paint has introduced Intersmooth®7465Si SPC and Interswift®6900Si silyl acrylate antifouling coatings and is the first and only global manufacturer to offer both copper acrylate and silyl acrylate antifouling coatings.
October 25, 2011
BMT ARGOSS and International Paint have announced the formation of a partnership that can deliver demonstrable and transparent improvements in performance, efficiency and environmental emissions for the global shipping fleet.
June 06, 2011
International Paint has introduced Intergard®7020, a new dedicated cargo hold coating for all bulk carrier types.
May 24, 2011
Cunard, the famous brand operated by Carnival UK, has confirmed significant savings on its flagship liner Queen Mary 2 since converting to International Paint’s fluoropolymer foul release coating Intersleek®900 in November 2008.
March 30, 2011
International Paint has introduced Interline 9001, a new Bimodal Epoxy coating for the cargo tanks of chemical tankers.
March 22, 2011
Norwegian Cruise Line, based in Miami, is one of the most innovative companies operating in the cruise industry.
February 21, 2011
International Paint Ltd. is set to initiate product price rises in response to spiraling global raw material costs.
February 17, 2011
A report from one of the shipping industry's leading research bodies, Professor James Corbett's Energy and Environmental Research Associates, has proven that Intersleek 900 can reduce GHG (greenhouse gas) and other emissions by an average of 9%.
November 23, 2010
The high performance and durability of International Paint’s anticorrosive coating Intershield 300 has been proven at the third special survey of the panamax bulk carrier m.v. Eleranta.
November 17, 2010
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has achieved dramatic fuel savings and emissions cuts since adopting Intersleek coatings technology on the hulls of eight VLCCs
September 29, 2010
International Paint has improved and expanded its range of antifouling coatings. The enhanced line up includes higher volume solids products, meaning reduced coats per scheme, lower levels of overspray and reduced VOC emissions.
September 06, 2010
Find out how new decision-making tool, developed by International Paint, has been designed to assist ship operators by comparing both economic and environmental costs and benefits.
September 01, 2010
With increasing fuel costs and a focus on emissions, ship operators are increasingly seeking quick, simple and cost effective solutions to improve operating efficiency.
May 06, 2010
International Paint Ltd. is introducing Intershield 803Plus, a new cargo hold coating specifically designed to address the key issue of impact damage from the loading of dry bulk cargoes.
January 19, 2010
A new range of universal primers for the newbuilding market is being introduced to address the productivity, regulatory, performance and commercial needs of shipyards and ship owners alike - wherever they are.
November 20, 2009
The US Navy's latest amphibious assault ship USS New York (LPD-21), commissioned in New York on November 7th 2009, is a ship with a difference.
November 16, 2009
AkzoNobel Chief Executive Hans Wijers recently threw his weight behind 'The Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change' by adding his name to those of hundreds of other global business leaders...
October 21, 2009
We’d like to bring to your attention a television programme currently airing on the Discovery Channel which we believe offers a very positive view on the marine community in general and the work we do at International Paint.
September 11, 2009
International Paint Ltd. are proud to announce that the revolutionary, fluoropolymer foul release coating, Intersleek 900 has won a prestigious Lloyd's List Global Award in the Clean Seas Category 2009.
September 07, 2009
The UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has returned to International Paint for more of the latest fuel saving technology, Intersleek 900, for the hull of the UK Navy’s flagship 'HMS Ark Royal'.
July 06, 2009
Just two years after completing the first PSPC gap analysis in a Chinese shipyard, Lloyd’s Register and International Paint are proud to announce the completion of the 100th analysis in STX France Cruise SA, Saint-Nazaire.
July 06, 2009
International Paint's on going programme of investment in R&D continues with the building of a new, worldwide product development laboratory in Singapore.
June 08, 2009
Mumbai-based Mercator Lines Limited continues to see the benefits of using International Paint’s fluoropolymer foul release coating, Intersleek 900, on two of their Aframax vessels, the 'Prem Pride' and 'Prem Divya'.
June 08, 2009
Sydney based Inco Ships Pty Ltd. were the very first company to apply the revolutionary, fluoropolymer foul release coating, Intersleek 900 to their vessel 'Ikuna' during a routine maintenance drydocking in March 2006 at Singapore’s Sembawang shipyard.
April 16, 2009
Cunard Line, having chosen the fluoropolymer foul release coating Intersleek 900 for the underwater hull of the transatlantic ocean liner Queen Mary 2, have experienced positive performance results.
March 30, 2009
Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV), one of the leading cruise ferries operators in the Mediterranean has converted all vessels at maintenance and repair dry docking to the biocide free, foul release system, Intersleek.
February 17, 2009
Wightlink Ltd, a UK-based ferry company, has firmly adopted International Paint's revolutionary foul-release coating system, Intersleek 900, a unique, patented fluoropolymer foul-release coating.
February 09, 2009
IP Germany (International Farbenwerke GmbH) has been named 'Shipbuilding Partner of the Year 2008' by Meyer Werft Papenburg.
January 08, 2009
A ringing endorsement of Intersleek 900 benefits comes from Italian cruise line MSC Cruises.
January 07, 2009
Intersleek 900 has won the 'Environmental Initiative' category of the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards 2008, presented at the Seatrade Med exhibition on December 10th. It was recognized for its environmental benefits for cruise operators.
August 06, 2008
A second Aframax tanker belonging to Mumbai-based Mercator Lines, the 105,000 dwt 'Prem Divya', has been coated with International Paint’s foul release coating, Intersleek 900.
February 01, 2008
International Paint Ltd. is proud to announce that the first Lloyd’s Register IMO PSPC (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) Type Approval Certificate has been awarded to Intershield 300.
January 30, 2008
MSC Cruises, Italy’s largest styled cruise company and one of the biggest cruise ship operators in Europe is the world’s first company to apply the revolutionary, biocide free, foul release coatings system Intersleek 900 on a cruise ship newbuilding.
January 30, 2008
International Paint Ltd has successfully completed a hull coating project on the 'Carnival Victory', owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines.
July 30, 2007
The Queen's Award was formally presented to International Paint on the 24th July 2007 by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, Mr. Nigel Sherlock DL FRSA.
May 29, 2007
Lloyd’s Register and International Paint have teamed up to offer shipyards in China step-by-step advice on how to prepare to meet the requirements of the new Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC).
May 29, 2007
In this special edition of IP News we focus on Intersleek 900 key launch events, track record and the key features and benefits.
April 23, 2007
Felling based coatings manufacturer International Paint is pleased to announce that the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category 2007 has been won by our Marine and Protective Coatings Business Unit.
April 23, 2007
International Paint is pleased to announce that the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category 2007 has been won by our Marine and Protective Coatings Business Unit.
February 27, 2007
Setting even higher performance standards with improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, Intersleek 900 is a unique patented fluoropolymer foul release coating which represents the very latest advances in fouling control technology.
January 01, 2007
This newsletter includes details on the Amended Performance Standard for Protective Coatings, Hanjin Shippings Adoption of Intersleek 700, First IPJ Secured Vessel from Kanrei Shipbuilding, In Service Performance and New Applications.