Back in the early 80’s we began research on alternatives for teak decks. Many different options were investigated, including many kinds of synthetic materials. Our focus was on something non-skid, easy to clean, with a long life cycle and very limited or no technical maintenance. As a matter of fact natural cork was our first choice from the beginning. Research confirmed we were on the right path.
Cruise ships, rivers cruisers and ferries
A few years ago the Department of Marine Technology at the University of Delft in the Netherlands published an independent report listing many of the advantages of MARINEDECK®exterior. Since that report was published many naval architects and designers worldwide have been attracted to the use of MARINEDECK®exterior. The extreme durability, attractive appearance and easy maintenance of this product have made it the choice for the high traffic areas aboard these vessels.