Marine News

This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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Marine News Archive

Flax reinforced composite used in lightweight sports canoe Flax reinforced composite used in lightweight sports canoe

Composites Evolution's Biotex flax materials have been used successfully by German-based canoe designer Lake Constance in its ‘Felicity’ freestyle canoe.

Sicomin appoints MCtechnics as Benelux distributor

Sicomin, the formulator and supplier of high strength epoxy solutions, has appointed MCtechnics as its dedicated Benelux distributor.

Carbon fibre propeller cuts fuel costs for Japanese tanker Carbon fibre propeller cuts fuel costs for Japanese tanker

Japanese classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd have announced the world’s first installation of a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) propeller on the main propulsion system of a merchant vessel.

Closed Moulding session at IBEX 2014

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance, is presenting a free Closed Molding Super Session at IBEX 2014 in Tampa, FL on Monday, September 29 from 12-4 pm.