At the event, Mr. Wesel Philippe, Site Manager, New Build and Projects at Teekay Shipping Ltd, said, “By applying Intershield 300 at the newbuilding stage and maintaining it correctly during subsequent drydockings, there are considerable financial and environmental savings to be made. It is clear why Intershield 300 is the market leading primer for LNG vessels and continues to be the benchmark for the wider shipping industry.”
Regardless of vessel type, there are a number of key requirements that should be addressed by both vessel operators and shipyards when selecting coating systems. Working closely with the world’s major vessel operators and new construction yards, AkzoNobel recognises the importance of high performance and end-user friendly “universal” primers. ’Getting the balance right meeting owners and yards needs’.