Maintaining productivity is vital for the power and oil & gas sectors where taking equipment offline for routine maintenance will cost time and money.
Fishing vessels operate differently to most cargo ships. They steam at an economical speed to their fishing grounds which can be many hundreds of miles from their home ports, and then they slowly trawl their catch. Once their holds are full, they run back to port where they unload, clean and repair before heading back to sea.
Responding to customer needs, Hempel launches Hempadur Quattro XO 17820, a versatile new epoxy for the marine newbuilding sector.
Global coatings company Hempel announced today the launch of its new Hempaline Defend Vinyl Ester range of linings. The linings are designed specifically for challenging applications – such as tanks, stacks, ductwork, flue gas desulphurisation units and secondary containment areas – where heavy-duty performance is critical to reducing corrosion and maximising production uptime.
After a 45-month patch test of our industry-leading hull coating Hempaguard, Euronav was so convinced by its ability to reduce fuel consumption that it decided to apply Hempaguard to four more vessels.