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AkzoNobel marine coating makes 1000th application

AkzoNobel’s Intersleek biocide-free antifouling coating has made its 1000th application.

  • Milestone application was made to the Al Gattara liquefied natural gas tanker operated by Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd.
  • According to AkzoNobel the coating has proven vessel drag reductions, increased fuel efficiency and achieved emissions savings of 9%.
  • Shipowners and operators using a biocide-free coating can qualify for AkzoNobel’s carbon credits initiative.

Read more on the press release.


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