Happy New Year

Xmas greeting 2015

Marintec China 1 – 4 December

Stand MARINTEC China

We welcome you at our stand in Hall N1. Stand No #F31-2 MARINTEC China in Shangai from Tuesday December 1st to Friday December 4th.

See you in Shanghai

Thank you for joining us!Thank you all for visiting us and joining our 350th anniversary at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo. Looking forward to meet you next time. You will find us exhibiting this year also at Marintec China Shanghai, Dec 1 -4. Our team will also attend as visitor: Offshore Europe Sept 8-11, Aberdeen; INMEX Mumbai Sept. 23-25; Kormarine. October 20-23.

Norshipping Saint-Gobain 350 years

Saint-Gobain 350 year online exhibition

We are launching an online exhibition to celebrate our 350th anniversary, and want you to share your memories of Saint-Gobain with us. exhibition online 350
Celebrating the past and the future, the website will highlight the innovations and people that have shaped Saint-Gobain’s 350-year history. Available at http://www.saint-gobain350years.com/#!/en, the online exhibition has more than 500 archival documents, photos and films through the ages.

The website will feature the stories and images of past and present employees, and if you’ve got something you’d like to add, visit the website and start uploading!

http://www.saint-gobain350years.com/#!/en

Discover Saint-Gobain history in landmarks

glass production 1665Saint-Gobain’s 350 years of history have been an ongoing film of change and adaptation, demonstrating that industry is movement.
#SaintGobain350
https://www.saint-gobain.com/en/group/our-history

Happy New Year

Our team wishes you a healthy and prosperous 2015.  We look forward to continue contributing in the construction of your ships and platforms with Less Energy, Less Weight, More Safety and More Comfort! New Year SG 2015 See our animation here

‘Quantum of the Seas’ swift and light sailing

Quantum of the Seas (Photo courtesy ©MEYER WERFT GmbH)

Quantum of the Seas (Photo courtesy ©MEYER WERFT GmbH)

Quantum of the Seas, the first of three 167,800-ton, 4.180-passenger next-generation Royal Caribbean cruise ships, will be delivered to its owner end of October, 2014 with 2,090 cabins including 373 virtual balconies, inside cabins featuring real-time views of the ocean and destinations. The cruise ship will feature 16 passenger decks with a top deck featuring a solarium for adults, an outdoor pool, a new indoor pool featuring an operable roof system and a H2O Zone kids’ aqua park. Other facilities aboard the vessel include a surf simulator measuring 40ft, a rock climbing wall measuring 40ft above the deck, a spa, a casino, and an outdoor movie screen measuring 220ft².
Saint-Gobain supplies Weight saving and Energy Saving solutions: This innovative vessel has extensively been fitted with Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon glass. The complete hull will carry double glassed units with various pressure panes with high energy saving and comfort glass solutions KM ULTIMATE 20/1 with U-values up to 1,1W/m²K. The same accounts for the fire resistant safety glass as CONTRAFLAM-LITE MARINE A0.

Restaurant with a spectacular view The facade of the aft restaurant has been fitted with weight saving STADIP MARINE Double Glazed Units with comfort glazing STADIP SILENCE for better acoustics and high U-Values for thermal control. These glass combinations save up to 45% of weight compared to traditional glass combinations. Furthermore the vessel is fitted with Saint-Gobain ISOVER ULTIMATE insulation contributes up to 50% of weight saving compared to the traditional stone wool insulation materials.

SMM 2014 Reports Record Turnout

It was another full success: With more than 2,100 exhibitors from all around the world, including 150 first-timers, with 50,000 industry visitors and roughly 90,000 square SMM Stand2014metres of exhibition space, SMM has demonstrated once again what it means to be the leading international trade fair of the maritime industry. With its 26 national pavilions and exhibitors from 67 different countries, this year’s fair was more international than ever. The Asian market was well-represented, as well. Major players from Korea, Japan and China showcased their impressive portfolios. Saint-Gobain had an excellent week on a busy 120m² stand with visits by the major ship-yards, ship-owners, naval designers and architects. We also thank all relations and visitors for joining us at this busy week.