Marine Coatings Sector

Safinah Group has many years of experience working in the diverse marine coatings sector. Our dedicated team of expert consultants delivers independent advice and specifications that adhere to current legislation, dramatically cut operating and maintenance costs and extend asset lifetime.


The combination of our knowledge of the shipping and shipbuilding industries together with our coating expertise provides our customers with coating related solutions to reduce cost and minimise risks.

Services provided in the marine coatings sector

  • Paint Failure Investigations for key vessel areas such as: –
    –  Cargo tanks
    –  Cargo holds
    –  Underwater hull
    –  Water ballast tanks
  • Vessel surveys
  • Loss adjustment
  • Technology advice
  • Repair recommendations
  • Coating specification and product selection
  • Coating project management, e.g. tank lining projects, dry dockings etc.
  • Guarantee, warranty and contract advice
  • Expert opinion
  • Expert witness testimony at arbitrations
  • Coating process optimisation
  • Bespoke training


It is not just our experience which helps us deliver our services but the unique way we operate. By working closely with our customers we gain a greater understanding of their specific needs and are then able to tailor the service or solution to meet these requirements.

Some of our clients

Insurance companies and marine surveyors

  • Gard
  • Norwegian Hull Club
  • Skuld
  • Braemar
  • Kalimbassieris
  • LOC
  • Charles Taylor Adjusting


  • Aircraft Carrier Alliance
  • BMT Defence
  • GD Nassco
  • MOD(N)
  • Naval Sea Systems Command
  • National Shipbuilding Research Programme
  • QinetiQ
  • Royal Australian Navy

Law firms

  • HFW
  • Ince and Co
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde and Co
  • Reed Smith
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Lax and Co
  • Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang and Waimey

P&I clubs

  • Skuld
  • North of England
  • Steamship Mutual
  • The Standard Club
  • West of England
  • Hanseatic
  • Turk
  • UK

Ship owners

  • Stena
  • Densay
  • Teekay
  • Pleiadis Shipping
  • Team Tankers
  • Angelicoussis Group
  • Coastal Shipping Ltd.

Ship managers

  • Northern Marine
  • V Ships
  • Bernhard Schulte
  • MTM Shipmanagement

Ship yards

  • HHI
  • HSHI
  • SHI
  • STX Jinhae
  • Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) 
  • A & P Group
  • Desan

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Safinah Group Marine Coatings Sector

Talk to one of our marine coatings experts today on +44 1670 519 900 or email the marine team at marine@safinah‑