SINGAPORE - The International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) will hold its 4thGlobal Marine Coatings Forum November 6-8, 2012, in Singapore at the Goodwood Park Hotel. The Global Marine Coatings Forum provides a unique, interactive forum for exchanging views and gaining new perspectives on the future growth of the industry and the impacts of ever-increasing and stringent safety, health and environmental regulations. 

In presentation and panel discussion format, this event will shed new light on the most pertinent topics relating to the global marine coatings industry including performance standards for protective coatings, antifouling updates and preventing the spread of invasive species, implementation of the Antifouling Systems Treaty, and International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards for ballast water tanks. 

The Global Marine Coatings Forum draws attendees from all over the world representing coatings suppliers and formulators, ship owners, ship yards, regulatory bodies, and classification societies. 

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