Bari-Ship 2023

We are pleased to announce that Nippon Paint Marine Coatings will be participating in Bari-Ship 2023. We are thrilled to present our innovations and development in the marine industry, as one of the leading providers of marine coatings and solutions globally. Our team of experts will be available to engage in product discussions of our […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings goes Biocide-free with Nippon Paint Marine’s AQUATERRAS

21 Mar 2023: Marine coatings leader Nippon Paint Marine has announced the application of its unique biocide- free self-polishing coating (SPC) AQUATERRAS to RIVIERA, a luxury cruise ship operated by Oceania Cruises, a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH). This application of Nippon Paint Marine’s award-winning AQUATERRAS product follows pre-pandemic testing on NCLH’s vessels. […]

Seatrade Cruise Global 2023

We are pleased to announce that Nippon Paint Marine (Europe) will be participating in Seatrade Cruise Global 2023. As one of the world’s leading providers of marine coatings and solutions, we are excited to showcase our innovations and developments in the industry. Our team of experts will be on hand to discuss our products―AQUATERRAS, A-LF-Sea, […]

Nippon Paint Marine’s AQUATERRAS offers Carisbrooke Shipping Solutions that Drive Performance

AQUATERRAS was applied as a test to Carisbrooke Shipping’s MV ONEGO ISLE’s vertical sides at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard in late 2022 to test AQUATERRAS’ performance alongside Caribrooke’s standard conventional SPC antifouling coating. AQUATERRAS is the world’s first biocide free self-polishing underwater fouling resistant coating. It was developed incorporating new patented hydrolysis coating technology derived from […]

Nippon Paint Marine Reduces Routine Maintenance for Starnes

The Nippon Paint Marine NEOGUARD anti-corrosive coating applied to the cargo holds of the 40,000dwt bulker Starnes has been a key factor in ship manager HJH Shipmanagement GmbH being able to extend cargo hold maintenance. Starnes, delivered from the Chengxi Shipyard in 2020, was delivered with a full range of Nippon Paint Marine protective coating […]

Static Performance of Nippon Paint Marine’s AQUATERRAS Astounds

Nippon Paint Marine has reported substantial interest in its AQUATERRAS® antifouling system following growing evidence that cruise ships are returning to service after lengthy lay-up with hulls completely free of biofouling. After full application of AQUATERRAS to a pair of cruise ships in early 2019 and 2020, followed in mid-2020 by subsequent pandemic-enforced 18-month anchorage, […]

Underpinning Developments in Antifouling

Hydrogel, a term first coined in 1894 but a technology not developed until the 1960s, is arguably one of the world’s most underrated technological advancements of the past 50 years. The technology underpins countless biomedical breakthroughs and is a fundamental component in the development of new solutions ranging from contact lenses, breast implants, and hair […]