DNV approves Hempel hull coating


DNV has validated Hempel’s silicone-based hull coating solution

The company says its Hempaguard X7 coating, launched in 2013, significantly reduces fuel consumption, contributing to a substantial reduction in carbon emissions.

It says that third-party verification has put the fuel savings achieved by using Hempaguard X7 at up to 20% with an average speed loss of 1.4%.

Continue this article…

Already subscribed? SIGN IN now


Sign up for FREE to continue this article!

Want to read more before deciding on a subscription? It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the shipping sector
  • Full access to our news archive
  • Live and archived webinars, podcasts and videos
  • Articles on innovations and current trends in the shipping industry
  • Our extensive archive of data, research and intelligence

Get more free content sign up today

Ready to subscribe? Choose from one of our subscription packages for unlimited access!