Specializing in Marine Coating Application in Tampa, FL

Professional Marine Painting & Coating

Sunstate Coatings, Inc. provides excellent service in marine surface preparation and coating applications. From privately-owned vessels to commercial vessels to U. S. Navy & Coast Guard ships, from stern tubes to ship hulls, there is not a surface of a vessel Sunstate Coatings, Inc. has not painted.

Industrial coatings in marine environments pose unique challenges that take special expertise. Durability of marine coatings is of the highest importance and properly trained employees make the difference.

Sunstate Coatings, Inc. works with the client and coating manufacturers to determine the best solution for each distinctive project. Feel confident in our ability to perform with experienced crews that operate quickly and safely to complete your project on time and on budget. Be at ease knowing we are insured with “A” rated insurance companies for United States Longshore & Harbor (USL&H) Workers’ Compensation Coverage and General Liability Insurance.

Experience and Quality

Sunstate Coatings, Inc. is committed to providing the best possible coating or lining by personnel trained and experienced in proper surface preparation and coating application.


Utilizing dust collection systems, dehumidification equipment, water filtration systems, containment (shrink wrap, 80%-100% tarps, foam padding), and compressed air dryers we are able to meet the ever-changing regulations governing marine painting projects, either on land or on/over water.

Properly maintained equipment assures you that a safe and productive operation is maintained to meet your project’s schedule.

Surface Preparation We Offer:

  • Abrasive blasting with various media

  • High pressure water blasting up to 40,000 PSI

  • Shot blasting

  • Solvent Cleaning (SSPC-SP-1)

  • Hand Tool (SSPC-SP-2)

  • Power Tool (SSPC-SP-3)

Marine Coatings We Apply:

  • 100% solids plural component systems

  • Alkyd

  • Antifoulant

  • Epoxy / Anti-Corrosive

  • High-Heat

  • Non-Skid

  • Polymers

  • Polysiloxanes

  • Silicone

  • Urethane

  • Vinyl

  • Zinc rich primers

Commercial Experience:

  • Barges

  • Buoy / Markers

  • Casino Cruise Ships

  • Dinner Cruise Ships

  • Docks – Concrete / Steel

  • Fishing Vessels

  • Gantry Cranes

  • Mooring Hardware

  • Pilings

  • Pleasure Crafts

  • Research Vessels

  • Tug Boats

  • U. S. Coast Guard Ships

  • U. S. Navy Ships

  • Yachts

Industry Definitions

(Resource: SSPC Glossary 2011)