NavAlt announces Reichhold as Technology Associate

NavAlt is delighted to announce Reichhold as the technology associate in Research & Development program for India’s first solar ferry.

India’s First Solar Ferry is getting ready to be launched in February, 2016. This boat is unique in many factors. Once launched it will not just be the first solar ferry in India, but also the largest and fastest solar boat.

Reichhold is providing high quality resin for the construction of India’s first solar ferry. Reichhold is one of the world’s largest suppliers of unsaturated polyester resins for composites and a leading supplier of coating resins for a wide variety of markets and applications. With its world headquarters in Durham, North Carolina, USA, and 19 manufacturing sites (17 operated by Reichhold) and 5 technology centers located around the world, Reichhold has the widest global reach of any resin supplier today.

Sponsorship fund will be used to finance the research and development program which was self-funded by NavAlt in the initial stages. Announcing the new sponsorship arrangement, NavAlt’s director Sandith Thandasherry said he is delighted that Reichhold has agreed to team up with NavAlt to bring out such a wonderful technology advancement in the history of Indian maritime industry.

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