A global supplier of marine, protective and decorative coatings, Hempel offers both high quality products and trusted technical and application advice. Whether you need coatings for newbuilding, maintenance or sea stock, our products will keep your vessel in prime condition for longer, from the underwater hull to the cargo tanks and ballast tanks.
Our focus on constant improvement ensures that you have access to the latest technology, technical service and application techniques.
All our coatings undergo stringent testing – in the lab, on our test rafts in seas around the world and on test vessels – so you always know our coatings will deliver as promised, even when new technology or new legislation is introduced.
A successful coating solution requires quality throughout the process, from initial specification to application and maintenance.
Our team of 600+ FROSIO/NACE qualified coating advisors in shipyards around the world ensure you get the best possible solution, while keeping application costs and drydock time to a minimum.
A trusted partner
At Hempel, our goal is to be a long-term business partner that you can rely on, and we focus on providing proven products and services that help you achieve your long-term business goals.
But we believe that we have a responsibility that stretches beyond business. So we invest in developing products that help you achieve your environmental targets and continually strive to reduce emissions and waste from our own operations.
We also support projects around the world through the Hempel Foundation that help improve education for children in need, so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.
The experience to deliver
Hempel has supplied marine coatings since 1915. Today, the Hempel name is associated with trusted technology, expert technical service and reliability.
We launched the world's first antifouling coating for ships’ hulls 1917. We still lead the world in antifouling and fouling release technology and have an extensive list of reference vessels around the globe.