Our company

Our marine range

Origins of the Owatrol Marine range were found in the Norwegian fjords and the Great Lakes of North America.
For over 60 years, our products have been used on small watercraft, yachts, fishing trawlers, tankers, container ships and cruise vessels throughout the world, and are used for both interior and exterior applications.

Our range of products deliver both quality and a cost-effective solution to protect your vessels from new construction to every day maintenance, offering a long lasting finish while vastly reducing valuable time spent on daily upkeep.
Make sure that your vessel gets the most durable and quality finish that it deserves.
Use Owatrol Marine products and enjoy boating!


The brand Owatrol

The know-how from 2 countries.

The uniqueness of the Owatrol trademark comes from its origins : one from Northern America where a strong expertise was developed in rust protection ; the other one from Scandinavian, which has a strong tradition and expertise in wood and marine protection. Today Owatrol, more alive than ever has a rich history in "First" on the market:

  • 1956 - Rustol, first clear rust inhibitor.
  • 1978 - Textrol, first Penetrating wood oil.
  • 1986 - D1, becomes the number 1 saturating wood oil of choice for the Navy.
  • 1987 - Dilunett, becomes the first water-based stripper.
  • 1990 - Aquatrol becomes the first water-based wood saturator.
  • 1990 - Floetrol is the first acrylic paint additive.
  • 2000 - Solid Colour Stain (SCS) is the first opaque stain with new bonding technology.
  • 2008 - Aquanett is the first dedicated wood oil stripper.
  • 2008 - The Owatrol brand becomes the property of the Durieu Group.

Rieu-Technology: Innovation of any kind

The Durieu Group has its own research and development laboratory, Rieu-Technology based at its site in Bondoufle. Rieu-Technology works to meet regulatory and environmental requirements, but also to create effective and innovative solutions. If nature conservation is at the heart of Rieu-Technologies concerns, it never loses sight of its goal to create ever more effective products.