Our Milestones

1980

Netherlands developed a market plan for the Pleasure boat market, Denmark expanded the market into the commercial shipbuilding soon and Germany rolled out the business in Hamburg for luxury ships and commercial ships

1983/84

First official Marine product series was launched in a black cartridge with a blue ribbon

1988/89

Sika launched a specifically developed product line in a blue packaging explicitly developed for the Marine market: The BLUE LINE!

1990's

Based on strong bonds between supplier and customer Sika became a trend setter and was the first company to work with authorities and associations to ensure certified high quality products within the market using the wheelmark.

2000's

Sika has been involved in major ship building projects such as:

2004

Athena, the fourth largest sailing boat, listed for $ 95 Mio, built by Royal Huisman, Netherlands

Queen Mary 2, the largest ocean liner ever built,  with a length of 345.03 m and a tonnage of 149,215 GT, built by Chantier Atlantique St. Nazaire, France

2008

Motoryacht A, one of the largest luxury motor yacht in the world with 119 metres, built by Blohm & Voss Shipyard, Germany

2009

Oasis of the seas, at the time of construction set a new capacity record of carrying over 6,000 passengers, built by STX Turku, Finland

2010

Galeon Andalucia, replica of a 18th century galleon with six decks, was sponsored and built by the Junta de Andalucía and the Nao Victoria Foundation, Spain

2016

Bap Union, the largest Sail vessel in Latin America is a training ship for the Peruvian Navy, built by Shipyard Marine Industrial Services in Peru

Future

During the last three decades standards have risen in point of fire retarding products, higher focus on light weight structure such as carbon and/or aluminum etc.

The Sika Marine team has become a strong dedicated team of naval architects and designers’ which support and encourage their customers within their projects. Sika builds on trust and passion, offering solutions from small boats to the biggest commercial vessels.

Sika, the professional’s choice since 1980