Coatings & Corrosion News


Fugro Nets 2-Year Remote Support Deal Offshore India

Oct 20, 2021

Fugro has won a two-year contract with India's marine service firm OCS Services to support its asset integrity and corrosion management operations off the west coast of India.Fugro said Tuesday it would help OCS deliver on ONGC’s Protective Coating of Process Platform Project 1 (PCPP1)…

Imenco Launches Offshore Mooring Chain Corrosion Protection Tech

Sep 07, 2021

Imenco Corrosion Technology (ICT), a division of Imenco, has launched what it says is a transformational mooring chain cathodic protection technology, named Pacu.Initially designed for deployment on FPSO mooring chains, the system, Imenco says…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

OTC Award for Subsea 7 Offshore Corrosion Monitoring Tech

May 07, 2021

Offshore energy services company Subsea 7, and its subsidiary Xodus Group have received recognition from OTC for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP), and will receive a Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

Apr 14, 2021

Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine. O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands in the UK…

ChampionX to Deliver Non-toxic Corrosion Inhibitor to Two North Sea Operators

Apr 08, 2021

ChampionX, a Texas-based oilfield tech company, has said it has won two contracts to deliver its 'non-toxic chemicals' aimed at tackling corrosion to two major North Sea operators.Under the contracts worth £2.8 million ($3.9 USD) in total, the…

Coatings Giant Hempel Buys Wattyl Australia and New Zealand

Apr 01, 2021

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has completed the acquisition of Wattyl Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint in Australia and New Zealand.On 18 February 2021, Hempel A/S signed an agreement to acquire leading paint and coatings manufacturer…

PPG Debuts Corrosion-fighting Coating

Feb 08, 2021

PPG has unveiled a next-generation, ambient-cure coating engineered for challenging corrosion-under-insulation (CUI) conditions.A high-build product that offers dry film thickness of 10 to 12 mils in a one-coat application, PPG HI-TEMP 1027HD…

Nippon Paint Marine's Coating Gets NORSOK Approval for Offshore Assets

Nov 30, 2020

Nippon Paint Marine has informed that the 'self-indicating technology' incorporated into the company's special tank coating NOA60HS has been certified by the Norwegian Technology Standards Institution as meeting the requirements of the NORSOK M-501 standard…

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

Aug 03, 2020

Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially stepped into her new role on August 1.As a member of the company’s Executive Management Board, Lindström will play a central role in driving Hempel’s strategy…

Jotun's Coatings for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

May 18, 2020

Marine coatings specialist Jotun is taking part in the preparation of Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig for operations in the challenging environment offshore South Africa.Jotun said Monday it was working with Odfjell Drilling…

Prevention is better than cure

Mar 26, 2020

It is well known that offshore steel structures are subjected to some of the harshest weather conditions and punishing marine environments, so it makes sense to use a good protective coating from the outset to safeguard those structures from corrosion…

Hempel Taps Lindström as COO

Feb 27, 2020

Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from August 1, 2020 as the coatings manufacturer aims to double in size.As Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), Katarina Lindström will be a member of Hempel’s Executive Management Board…

Hempel Promotes Wiese

Oct 09, 2019

Martin Wiese has been appointed to lead the protective and industrial business areas for worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel. These two business segments, which deliver around half of Hempel’s total turnover, cover oil and gas, wind power…

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