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Aker Arctic to design multipurpose icebreaker for Estonia
The Estonian Maritime Administration has awarded a contract to Aker Arctic Technology Inc, Helsinki, Finland, for designing a new multipurpose icebreaker. "Aker Yards has built more than 60 (Read more)

Scott Bader Company Ltd and their Crystic matched performance systems help launch of new luxury yacht

Scott Bader Company Ltd and their Crystic matched performance systems help launch of new luxury yacht The Crystic matched-performance marine products from Scott Bader Company Ltd have been exclusively specified by Alen Yachting of Istanbul for the production of their new Metaphor 68 luxury yacht. Their “exciting and innovative prototype successfully combines Italian design elegance, developed by “Victory Design”, with precision engineering and exacting manufacturing standards”. It exhibits a level of professionalism and expertise that even further enhances the international reputation already enjoyed by the Alen Yachts, a company that was only founded as recently as 2004. The craft specification covers an overall length of 20.5 metres (68ft), with 15.30 metres at the waterline, 6.21 metres beam and 1.1 metre draft. With their production facilities, Alen Yachts have also taken advantage of all the latest high technology marine composite products in the Scott Bader range which have been specifically developed for high quality fibreglass tooling and boat construction. The proven matched-performance range of Lloyds approved Crystic resins, skincoat, barriercoat, gelcoat, bonding paste and structural adhesive products are designed to provide the ultimate level of finish and durability. With low styrene content, Scott Bader products meet current emission standards for an improved environment and better working conditions. Mr Emre Sandan, The Assistant General Manager for Alen Yachts, who is a qualified Naval Architect and Marine Engineer said, “This is the best gelcoated vessel surface that Alen Yachts has produced. Using Scott Bader’s latest products and technical expertise in both FRP tooling and boat building has also enabled Alen Yachts to produce one of the best gelcoated surface finishes now possible in the boat industry.”
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