Safinah Group’s latest news and information, plus details of exciting new projects that we are taking on. Make sure to check back soon for more updates.
Safinah Group is very proud to have contributed in a small way to this publication. Iron is everywhere around us and within us. It is vital to organisms – it colours our blood as well as the earth. We admire people with an iron constitution and a steely...
Safinah Group are travelling to Nuremberg to attend the European Coatings Show – The gathering of the coatings and paint industry. This annual show is the go to event to discover trends and technologies covering all aspects of the production of paints,...
Safinah Ltd has been instructed and retained to provide technical and management support to NewAge during the FEED (Front End Engineering and Design) phase of these projects.
Fifty leading engineers from the UK and around the world have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
Safinah was proud to support the European Environmental Ports Conference 2018 held over 16th-17th May in Antwerp, Belgium. The event brought together representatives from the global port community and shipping companies, as well as environmental policy-makers, academic experts, consultants and technology providers.
Another major player has announced price increases on it’s coating products range of up to 20% due to the significant and continuous raw material cost rises throughout 2017 and early 2018.
Our studies have shown that owners typically overspend by 10% to 25% on dry-dock coating costs. This article details how Safinah saved 39% for one client.
Alan Walker, Marine Market Sector Manager at Safinah wrote an article on cargo tank coatings for the Winter 2017 edition of North of England P&I Newsletter Signals. In the piece, on pages 5 and 6 of the Newsletter, Alan explored the measures that may be taken to...
A Drones Project workshop to gauge the interest in developing a commercial system for the remote inspection of marine structures.
Safinah was invited to present to Gard / NHC (Norwegian Hull Club) Surveyors Day in Bergen. This is a biannual event to which Gard and NHC, two marine insurance giants, jointly invite their global surveyors to update them on relevant elements of the marine insurance business particularly with respect to their roles as global marine surveyors.
SMARTYards is the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. Developing smart technologies for productivity improvement of european small and medium sized shipyards. What will be your benefits as member of the SMARTYards-Network?
Dr Raouf Kattan will present on Underwater Hull Performance and the Results of the IMO PSPC Survey at the JPCL Europe Coatings Conference.
Dusseldorf, Germany. Presentation on FPSO coating issues by Darren Broderick. In the marine environment, fouling organisms colonise all surfaces. Added to which, sea water is an aggressive agent and a good electrolyte that promotes corrosion. The major factors...
Inspection is one of the key requirements to prevent failures. Darren Broderick will present "Reducing Failures by Considering All Aspects of Design". For further details click here
Safinah will be running a Coatings and Corrosion Workshop on 16th May in London. Come and join in the discussions on Design, Coating Specification, Life Extension and Future Research. Full conference details are here
28th FPSO Conference - 14th - 16th October 2013, London. Presentation by Dr R Kattan, Dr L Speed and Mr D Broderick For further information see: www.ibcenergy.com/event/global-floating-production-systems-conference
Surface to Surface 4th - 5th September 2013, Juan les Pins, France. Safinah are pleased to be a sponsor of this unique 2 day event for MegaYacht Captains which has been organised to provide support and understanding of key issues in the luxury yacht market. Sandy...
Safinah welcomes our new KTP Associate, Emmanuel Oriaifo, who joins Northumbria University to study the mechanism of paint cracking.
The past few years have seen the emphasis shift on mega yacht topcoats from gloss and distinction of Image (DOI) to include more subtle aspects of aesthetics such as orange peel.
PCE in conjunction with Safinah, is holding an annual Marine Coatings Forum, a 1-day meeting at Schipol Airport on 13th September 2011. This 1-day meeting will be conveniently held at Schipol Airport (Sheraton Hotel) between 10.00 and 16.00 hours, allowing...
Windfarm fabricators, owners and asset managers are beginning to appreciate that paying particular attention to coatings specifications for towers and blades can prevent failures in use and therefore avert costly repairs.
The development of a prototype Drone for the inspection of ballast tanks and other marine structures. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 31st August 2016. For details click here
Bio-Fouling disruption: How can novel scientific approaches influence future marine coatings technology? Wednesday 31 May, 14:00 – 15:00 Disruptive Theatre, Hall A – Nor-Shipping Hosted by ITech AB, inventors of Selektope® By thinking outside the box, experts have...