HOUSTON — Seacoat Technologies LLC (SCT), Pinehurst, Texas, has appointed Hamburg, Germany-based ECKS MARINE as its exclusive representative for the German market. With the need to be globally active and locally present, SCT believes ECKS MARINE is the right partner to bring its solutions to the German shipping industry.

SCT is a leader in the development of advanced silicone foul-release coatings. Since 2001, the company has delivered high-performance silicone and silane coating solutions to the global maritime industry.

Sea-Speed V10X is the green technology alternative to soft silicone coatings and self-polishing or ablative antifouling paints. It is the superior choice for the bottom of large vessels such as container ships, tankers, cruise ships, naval vessels, sailing yachts and powerboats. The technology enhances fuel and hull efficiency by 6% to 10% and promotes hull preservation.