Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 9/8/2017, Location: Asia
Rosnefteflot (Rosneft subsidiary) and Marine Chemical Research Institute Co. Ltd. (MCRI) (ChemChina subsidiary) signed agreement on testing of the specialized Arctic-class coatings in ice conditions. The document was signed following the current framework agreement between Rosneft and ChemChina for the construction of polymer coatings plant in the Far East.
The agreement provides for testing of the specialized Arctic-class coatings by means of applying such to the hull of one of Rosnefteflot’s vessels for subsequent testing during winter navigation period of 2017-2018. For this purpose, MCRI will provide Rosnefteflot with specialized coatings and will conduct monitoring of their application.
The signed agreement will facilitate further development of cooperation between Rosneft and ChemChina as part of the project for establishment of a joint venture for manufacturing of the specialized polymer coatings in the Bolshoy Kamen Advanced Development Zone.