Tag: <span>Hull Coatings</span>

I-Tech mitigates barnacle fouling on high-risk idling vessel
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I-Tech mitigates barnacle fouling on high-risk idling vessel

Biotech antifouling specialists I-Tech has announced the performance of its barnacle-repelling active ingredient, Selektope after an eight-month period in outfitting of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, Global Mercy. In May 2021, Global Mercy completed its sea trial with good results. After extended static period during outfitting, exposed to high risk of fouling, I-Tech found...

HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea
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HullWiper to begin operating in Guinea

HullWiper and Agemar have signed a lease agreement to meet the growing demand for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions for vessels calling in Guinea, West Africa. Agemar Guinea (Agemar Agency & Logistics) is part of global maritime consultancy and maritime logistics solutions provider, the Agemar Group. It is the latest addition to HullWiper’s growing family...

Industry trio launch hull maintenance partnership
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Industry trio launch hull maintenance partnership

HullWiper has joined forces with International Paint, a subsidiary of AkzoNobel, and underwater drone ROV specialist Orobotix to provide shipowners and operators with comprehensive hull care support in a new partnership named Intertrac HullCare. The partnership offers high-performance coating schemes from International Paint tailored for different vessel types and operating profiles, which are maintained using...

U-Ming opts for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions for newbuild bulker
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U-Ming opts for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions for newbuild bulker

U-Ming, SWS and Jotun have signed commercial agreement for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) to be used onboard U-Ming’s dual fuel bulk carrier.  Jotun’s HSS combines the Hull Skater, an underwater robotic device with hull inspection and cleaning capabilities, and SeaQuantum Skate, a purpose developed antifouling coating. The solution will be fitted on one of...

New Selektope-powered antifouling paint launched
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New Selektope-powered antifouling paint launched

Antifouling agent Selektope has been integrated into a brand new antifouling paint for vessels trading worldwide. Selektope is an active agent which, when added to paints and coatings, effectively repels barnacles. The ingredient is widely recognised as a highly efficient and sustainable barnacle fouling prevention product. In order to meet the growing demand of efficient...

Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range
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Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed for coastal vessels in order to meet the growing hard fouling prevention needs...

Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling
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Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range as well as in a new product for the Japanese leisure boat market. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed...

U-Ming Marine selects Nippon Marine Paint coating for new VLOC
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U-Ming Marine selects Nippon Marine Paint coating for new VLOC

U-Ming Marine has taken delivery of the second Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) with a protective hull coating from Nippon Marine Paint to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.  Delivered in December from Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry’s shipyard in Qingdao, China, the vessel Grand Wisdom is the second in a pair of eco-friendly bulkers to join...

HullWiper to launch mobile hull cleaning in Namibia
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HullWiper to launch mobile hull cleaning in Namibia

HullWiper is teaming up with KWINT Offshore Services Namibia to bring green, safe and port-approved hull cleaning solutions to vessels calling at Walvis Bay. Namibia’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has issued an Environmental Clearance Certificate to KWINT to operate the hull cleaning solution, making HullWiper’s eco-friendly Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) the only hull...

Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull
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Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull

Coventry-based Sonihull, the developer of environmentally friendly antifouling systems, has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime to be its sole-supplier of ultrasonic anti-fouling systems. The agreement covers every application in the Kongsberg Maritime’s range of Kamewa waterjets. “This agreement is a significant achievement in the current climate,” said Darren A. Rowlands, CEO of Sonihull. “Kongsberg...