Tributyltin

  • Worker washing ship hull at drydock
    Business

    Antifouling coatings cling to copper

    21 January 2019

    Copper coatings keep ships clear from unwanted sea life but environmental concerns mean some are keen to move away from the metal. Can it be replaced?

  • A man working on pressure washer to cleaning boat hull barnacles antifouling and seaweed at the harbor
    Podcast

    Tributyltin

    16 July 2014

    Helen Scales investigates tributyltin, banned from use as anti-fouling paint for causing ‘imposex’ in marine life