AkzoNobel coating used on medical ship

A medical ship coated with AkzoNobel paint will deliver medical care to people living in remote Amazonia communities.

  • The Forth Hope, operated by the Vine Trust, will deliver more than 2 million medical consultations over the next 20 years to isolated communities on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • The ship will contain dental facilities, an operating theatre, consultation rooms and a pharmacy in which international medical and dental volunteers and local clinicians will help the isolated and vulnerable communities.
  • Forth Hope was transformed into a medical ship and uses AkzoNobel’s marine coating to reduce fuel consumption and produce fewer emissions.

Read more on the press release.


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