Tag: HullWiper

Equinor agrees cleaning deal with HullWiper
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Equinor agrees cleaning deal with HullWiper

Equinor ASA has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with HullWiper for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, Far East, Middle East and Europe. HullWiper provides safe and eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions to boost vessel efficiency and cut fuel consumption by enabling smooth and resistance-free ship surface to water contact. HullWiper’s...

HullWiper partners with Immersub to tackle biofouling
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HullWiper partners with Immersub to tackle biofouling

HullWiper has signed an agreement with Indian Ocean-based underwater hull cleaning specialists Immersub, marking its first step into the African continent. HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) uses adjustable seawater jets under variable pressure to remove fouling. No brushes or divers are required, minimising the risk of damage to hull coatings and to human life. Removed...

HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters
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HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters

Remotely operated underwater hull cleaning solution HullWiper will start operating at Mauritian ports from 2019. Mauritius is one of 12 countries involved with the IMO’s GloFouling Project, a collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IMO, created to implement guidelines for the control and management of the transfer...

HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar
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HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar

  HullWiper and partner SCAMP, which provides ship fuel conservation and underwater services, has launched its hull cleaning services for vessels transiting the Strait of Gibraltar. The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme to offer shipowners and operators a cost-efficient, brush- and diver-free alternative to traditional hull cleaning methods. The Port...

HulllWiper secures first cleans at Australian port
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HulllWiper secures first cleans at Australian port

HullWiper’s underwater hull cleaning technology has completed its first month of operation at the Australian Port of Townsville with initial contracts already secured following its July 2018 launch. HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) cleans vessels’ hulls using adjustable seawater jets under available pressure. This removes the need for abrasive brushes and improves the safety of...

HullWiper to operate in Australian port
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HullWiper to operate in Australian port

The Port of Townsville, Australia, has granted permission for K-ROV to operate remote hull cleaning technology, HullWiper, within its waters. HullWiper, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) cleans hulls and surfaces of ships using adjustable seawater jets under variable pressures, rather than abrasive brushes that are typically used. The jets clean the ship of biofouling, reducing...

UK Port trials HullWiper technology
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UK Port trials HullWiper technology

The Port of Southampton, UK is testing hull cleaning technology, HullWiper, on a range of ships to demonstrate the performance of the technology to the harbour authority, Associated British Ports (ABP). HullWiper is a diver and brush-free technology that uses adjustable seawater jets under variable pressures to clean ships’ hulls and surfaces to reduce resistance...