This issue of Hempel's Marine Newsletter takes confidence as its theme; Confidence in the right choice of fouling defence system and the confidence to rethink common practice when applying protective coatings during new building.
Hempel confirmed that it has been selected by Estaleiro BrasFELS LTDA to supply coatings for two major Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel projects. Estaleiro BrasFELS LTDA is a subsidiary of Keppel FELS Brasil.
Hempel (Germany) will be present at the upcoming Intumescent trade show Vds-BrandSchutzTage 2013; the event will be held on 4 and 5 December in Cologne.
This autumn, Crown Paints and Hempel made it possible for a community funded project to restore the vivid red and white stripes of Beachy Head Lighthouse. Joining efforts, Crown and Hempel donated the specialist marine and offshore coatings needed to redecorate and protect this well-known landmark, located just off the Eastbourne coastline in the south coast of England.
Specifically designed for the aggressive industrial environments found in many process industries, Versiline Vinyl Ester coatings deliver superior anti-corrosive protection and temperature, chemical and abrasion resistance. The Versiline Vinyl Ester range is already widely used in the US, and Hempel is now launching it on the global market for the first time.