COATING APPROVALS

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please always verify yourself that the tank coating manufacurer has approved the use of the specific cleaning chemical for the coating at the time of application by checking the current website or contacting the producer of the tank coating.

The verification must include the concentration, mixing ratios and application of the cleaning chemical.

Furthermore a test of the cleaning chemical on your ship tanks should be carried out.

MARPOL/IMO MEPC.1/CIRC.590

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Approved in
accordance with
MARPOL/IMO MEPC.1/Circ.590
Alkaline CAUS Yes
Alkaline POT Yes
Concentrate Yes
Metal Deruster Yes
Neutral HCF Yes

INTERNATIONAL

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Interline 704 Interline 904 Interline 994 Interline 9001 Interline 104
(Zinc Silicate)
Interline 344
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Resistant Not Tested Resistant Resistant Not Resistant Not Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant Not Tested Resistant Resistant Not Resistant Not Resistant
Concentrate Resistant Not Tested Resistant Resistant Not Tested Not Tested
Metal Deruster Resistant
(max temperature 60 Deg. C)
Not Tested Resistant
(max temperature 60 Deg. C)
Resistant
(max temperature 60 Deg. C)
Not Resistant Not Resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant Not Tested Resistant Resistant Not Tested Not Tested

JOTUN

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Tankguard Special Ultra Tankguard Special Tankguard HB Classic Tankguard HB Tankguard CPC Tankguard Zinc
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Concentrate Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Metal Deruster Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not resistant Not Resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant

CHUGOKU

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Epicon T-500 Epicon T-800 Epicon T-800 QD Galbon S-HB
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Concentrate Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Tested
Metal Deruster Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Tested

MARINELINE

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL 784 Coating
Alkaline CAUS Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant
Concentrate Resistant
Metal Deruster Resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant

HEMPEL

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Hempadur 15400 Hempadur 15460 Hempadur 15500 Hempadur 15600 Galvosil 15700
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Concentrate Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Metal Deruster Limited Resistant (*) Limited Resistant (*) Limited Resistant (*) Limited Resistant (*) Not resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant

 

(*) Exposure could lead to coating discoloration

CARBOLINE

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Phenoline 353 Phenoline 385 Plastite 4500 FS Plaslite 9060 LT Carbozinc 11
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Alkaline POT Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Concentrate Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not Resistant
Metal Deruster Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Not resistant
Neutral HCF Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant

SIGMA PPG

TANK CLEANING CHEMICAL Sigma PhenGuard Sigma NovaGuard SigmaGuard 720 SigmaGuard 750 MC
(Zinc Silicate)
Alkaline CAUS Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
Alkaline POT Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
Concentrate Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
Metal Deruster Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
Neutral HCF Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
Most Star Marine products carry the IMO (International Maritime Organization) certification, which ensures overseas maritime safety.
Coating approvals

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Star Marine is a global leader in marine chemicals. We produce and provide cleaning solutions and related products for the merchant marine industry. Our extensive range of products is perfectly suited to clean, maintain and ensure maximum performance of different ship types: cargo, cruise and tank ships.

Our team can rely on over 35 years of expertise in marine cleaning chemicals, water treatment, tank cleaners and other marine-related products. We provide these products to a distribution network covering all the major ports on every continent.

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24/7 permanent stock in ports worldwide

Automatic oil/water demulsifucation (separation)

Save important costs by fast separating cleaning chemicals

Our product use results in a much lower % of waste water

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