Tag: <span>Hull Performance</span>

HullWiper brings hull cleaning operations to Sri Lanka
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HullWiper brings hull cleaning operations to Sri Lanka

In-water hull cleaning specialist HullWiper has formed a partnership with underwater and related services company World Subsea Services to bring sustainable and affordable hull cleaning solutions to vessels calling at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Strategically located in the Indian Ocean, Colombo Port is one of the country’s largest and busiest ports, particularly...

Sumitomo selects Light Structures hull monitoring systems for newbuild tankers
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Sumitomo selects Light Structures hull monitoring systems for newbuild tankers

Light Structures, supplier of fibre optic condition monitoring systems for maritime applications, has entered into an agreement with Japanese shipbuilder Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering (SHI-ME) for the delivery of comprehensive hull stress and fatigue monitoring systems on two newbuild 115,000 deadweight tonne (dwt) aframax crude oil tankers. Hull stress monitoring is usually the...

Study finds Jotun HPS reduces carbon intensity by 20 per cent
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Study finds Jotun HPS reduces carbon intensity by 20 per cent

A new study based on European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) data has revealed that vessels using Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) reported a 20 per cent lower carbon intensity in operations compared to non-HPS peers in 2019 and 2020. Jotun’s HPS is a combination of antifouling and application designed to help owners and...

Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship
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Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship

EDGE Navigation has chosen Ulstein Design & Solutions to partner in developing a container vessel with the patented X-BOW hull lines for non-fossil propulsion.  Jakob Tolstrup-Møller, managing director,  CEO at EDGE Navigation, explained: “An energy efficient design is fundamental to all new containership designs. Energy efficiency will be a key component to making the energy transition...

Transforming performance data into decision-support
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Transforming performance data into decision-support

Dorian LPG, a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and owner and operator of very large gas carriers (VLGCs) has been working with Danish firm Vessel Performance Solutions (VPS) to improve vessel and fleet performance. The shipping company has rolled out VPS’ solution VESPER to improve decision-making, particularly around dry-dockings and hull and propeller performance. One...

Jotun launches advanced hull optimisation programme
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Jotun launches advanced hull optimisation programme

Jotun has launched an advanced hull optimisation programme called HullKeeper to enable ship operators to improve hull efficiency, lower costs and improve environmental performance. Designed by Jotun’s team of hull performance experts, the four-part programme optimises hull performance, regardless of the chosen coating. Ship operators can take full control of their operations through hull monitoring,...