Nippon Paint Marine has recently announced that its tank coating, NOA60HS, has been certified by the Norwegian Technology Standards Institution.

According to the company, the self-indicating technology used in the coating meets the requirements of the NORSOK M-501 standard, and is specifically designed for use in ballast water tanks, oil and petrochemical tanks, and void spaces.

NORSOK M-501 provides the guidelines for the selection of coating systems, minimum dry film thickness and surface preparation requirements to ensure quality of products in the offshore and other industries.