Although coatings form a relatively small part of an owners investment in a new vessel, they are a significant factor in subsequent asset protection. Our specialist range of new build products help to reduce operational costs, prolonging the lifetime of when the vessel is in service and increasing shipyard efficiency.
Ships are substantial assets, but their value declines with age as normal wear and tear takes place. Well-maintained vessels are more attractive on the charter market and also command a better price in the market for second-hand vessels. All the products in the PPG range help to increase the lifetime of a vessel and productivity at the shipyard.
Inland shipping has a very favorable energy efficiency profile and is a growing market sector. The long service lifetime of these vessels means that it is vital to perform well-planned maintenance with coatings that have been specifically designed for these particular operating conditions. PPG is one of the market leaders in this sector with a full portfolio of proven, robust products.
The key to effective maintenance at sea is to use coatings that are easy to apply and still perform well in harsh conditions. All our high-quality sea stock products are easy to use and ensure a more productive, longer lifetime for the vessel.
Products suitable for the offshore industry need to be able to cope with extended in-service periods. Our easy to apply, durable coating systems can withstand the most aggressive conditions.