The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has announced that De Koning Marine Service BV has joined its Superyacht Coatings Applicator Group.

De Koning Marine Service BV (KMS) is a member of De Koninggroep, a company based in the Netherlands comprising six highly specialised surface treatment companies working for marine and industrial markets.

KMS has an extensive experience in shot blasting, fairing and painting for both refit and new build of superyachts (external and internal). The company works on large and small jobs in self-owned modern facilities for private owners as well as on site at boat yards. Headquartered in Oosterhout, KMS is led by owner Huub de Koning.

The Applicator Group was formed in November 2011 and comprises leading independent paint applicators that want to maintain and improve quality within the group, follow professional working standards and meet specified environmental best practices.

The Applicator Group includes: ACA Marine; Bonsink Yachtpainters BV; Klaver Yacht Painting International BV; Pinmar; PYP Painting; Rolling Stock; Superyacht Solutions and De Koning Marine Service BV.