First public commercial application for a marine coating featuring Selektope will start in November

The first publicly-disclosed commercial application for a marine coating featuring antifouling active substance Selektope will start on November 1 in Singapore, swiftly after developer I-Tech secured European Commission (EC) sign-off that the revolutionary substance can also be used by yards anywhere in Europe. Formal EC adoption of the approval regulation has been signed by EC President Jean-Claude […]

Annual Tripartie discussion takes place in Korea

Focus must be on ‘value creation’ – is one of the messages that came out of the annual Tripartie meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies. The meeting was held on 16th and 17th October in Seoul, Korea, and was attended by 100 high-level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round Table […]

ABB opens new facility to develop next generation of maritime technology

The next generation of maritime technology is set to be developed with ship owners at new high-technology facility in Helsinki. Power and automation group ABB has opened the new laboratory next to the Azipod factory. It will bring together all ABB’s offerings for the shipping industry under one roof. ABB has invested significant funds in […]