ICOMIA, the International Council of Marine Industry Association, has announced that Storm Yacht SRL has joined its the Superyacht Applicators Group.

The company join fellow members ACA Marine, Klaver Yachtpainting BV, Bonsink Yachtpainters BV, De Koning Marine Service BV and Superyacht Solutions.

Storm director, Malcolm Kerr comments: “From our base in Livorno, Italy, we provide the ultimate in yacht fairing and painting to the Superyacht industry. For the last 12 years we have been Benetti’s, and more recently, Lusben’s main exterior paint contractor, with now more than 30 boats on our curriculum.”

The company’s continuous research of innovative technical and management solutions has enabled Storm to improve service and end product to the client. Storm offering includes:

    • The highest standards of quality, thanks to the monitoring of the filler and paint activities conducted by our QA/QC departments.


    • Respect for processing times due to precise sequencing, planning of activities and periodic monitoring through weekly/monthly progress reports.


    • The most up to date solutions in terms of products, application and inspection techniques.

“The quality of our workmanship has resulted in many owners and surveyors contractually stipulating our involvement in both new-builds and repaint projects. Through our experience gained, knowledge and skills acquired, we also offer a highly professional consultancy service to shipyards and owners alike. Both managing partners are FROSIO and RMCI certified,” Kerr says in a statement.

The Superyacht Coatings Applicator Group seeks to maintain and improve quality within the Group, follow professional working standards and meet specified environmental best practices. The Group acts as the voice of this segment within the industry.