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Jotun increases sales in a demanding market
PRESS RELEASE: Jotun’s results for the first four months of the year are characterised by good growth in the Decorative Paints segment but difficult conditions in the shipbuilding and offshore markets. An increase in raw material prices and the negative effects of currency exchange rates also contribute to a weaker result compared to last year.
New standard will benefit responsible suppliers, owners and the environment
ISO 19030 standard for measurement of changes in hull and propeller performance as ship owners and operators work to improve their fleet and hull performance, and reduce their fuel bills and emissions.
Jotun develops world’s first NORSOK approved offshore maintenance coating system for brush and roller application on power tooled and water jetted surfaces
PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has developed a unique maintenance coating system offering offshore operators the optimum in protection, durability and ease of application, while reducing costs. The new range - which consists of the Barrier Smart Pack, Jotamastic Smart Pack HB and Hardtop One – will be the world’s first NORSOK approved solution for brush and roller application on power tooled and water jetted surfaces.
Jotun wins marine coatings award
Jotun’s work on developing the ISO 19030 coupled with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) wins coveted marine coatings award for its innovation and dedication to improving coating performance and fuel efficiency.
Spotlight on hull performance management
Efforts to improve hull and propeller performance are gaining momentum, though more discussion is needed to enhance the accuracy and transparency of performance monitoring, according to experts at the Hull Performance & Insight Conference (HullPIC).