Come and see us at SMM Hamburg 4-7 September 2018

We will be exhibiting at SMM Hamburg 2018 4-7 September

For cruise & passenger ferry operators and offshore facilities, one of the most difficult areas in which to maintain a high standard of appearance is flooring.

The sheer volume of intense traffic and IMO certification are the key determining factors when specifying a marine floor covering. Below are 3 recommended floor coverings specifically suited to the marine environment that will be displaying at SMM.


Westbond FR

Westbond FR is an IMO certified carpet tile range synonymous with quality and offers great warmth, comfort and acoustic benefits.

Available in 144 colours, Westbond FR can be custom designed by flexing different colours together and is well suited to many marine environments including cabins, restaurants, offices and lounge/ recreation areas.

• Fully compliant with IMO marine standards
• 50cm x 50cm tile format for easy installation and replacement
• Design flexibility to suit all interior design schemes
• Custom colours and designs
• Offers warmth and underfoot comfort

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Flotex FR

Flotex FR is a textile, flocked floor covering that meets all the fire safety standards set by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for products used in seagoing vessels. An ideal solution wherever a hardwearing, attractive, hygienic and easy to clean marine floor covering is required

• Fully IMO tested and approved
• Excellent slip resistance
• Durable construction: using Nylon 6.6
• Easy to clean using standard cleaning equipment
• Improved indoor air quality (independently proven by allergy UK)
• Anti-microbial treatment
• Excellent acoustic properties up to 20dB
• High definition print offers you complete freedom of design

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Coral Marine FR

Coral Marine FR is a textile entrance system that is wheelmarked in accordance with the Marine Equipment Directive (MED), for floor coverings used in seagoing vessels.

It can be used with confidence in cruise liners, passenger ferries, charter boats and other seagoing vessels, in addition to offshore facilities where the “Wheelmark” classification is required.

• IMO tested and approved
• Stops up to 95% of walked in dirt and moisture
• Excellent dirt storage/soil hiding
• PVC and phthalate free
• Advanced colouring and choice
• All 10 references stocked for quick dispatch

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Come and visit us Hall B5 Stand 509. If you would like to pre-arrange a meeting with one of our marine flooring experts please email .

The Forbo Transport team are looking forward to meeting you!

It is centric to the Forbo philosophy to offer floor covering solutions that ensure a safe and hygienic environment thus enhancing comfort and well-being. We apply this logic through our ‘Committed to the Health of One’ initiative that pervades how we operate and the messages we project. Why not contact us to learn about how we can help to achieve your goals for your marine/offshore interiors project?


To find out more about the full range of Forbo’s flooring solutions available to the marine segment, which also include Flotex FR,Westbound FR carpet tiles and Coral Marine FR entrance and corridor floor coverings then please visit Alternatively, if you wish to look at our latest marine brochure please click here. If you would prefer for a Forbo Flooring representative to contact you or to send in an enquiry then please email your details to the following address:

For further detials please contact;
Huw Arthur
IKAM Marketing Coordinator
Forbo Flooring Systems UK Ltd
High Holborn Road
Tel: +44 (0)1773 740639

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