Tag: <span>Jotun</span>

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

Bellona launches clean hull initiative
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Bellona launches clean hull initiative

Bellona launched its Clean Hull Initiative (CHI) at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today (April 6). The event saw keynote speeches ramming home the urgent need to shake up regulations and encourage technology measures to nip biofouling in the bud. In addition to its members, Bellona invited relevant stakeholders in both the private and...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

HHI and HMM sign MoU with Jotun to deploy robotic hull cleaner
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HHI and HMM sign MoU with Jotun to deploy robotic hull cleaner

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has reached agreement with container line giant HMM and Jotun to utilise Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) on a series of newbuilds. The agreement, signed 8 December, will see Jotun HullSkater proactively inspect and clean vessel hulls during outfitting to ensure optimal environmental performance and protection. Jotun launched HSS to the...

Jotun prepares solvent-free coating for global launch
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Jotun prepares solvent-free coating for global launch

  Marine coatings specialist Jotun has announced that it is ready to launch its proven Jotacote Universal S120 primer to the worldwide market after three years of success in the North East Asian and West European market. Jotacote Universal S120 is the world’s first PSPC approved single coat, solvent-free system, with approvals since 2017. The...

Skating robot helps shipowners optimise hull performance
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Skating robot helps shipowners optimise hull performance

The transfer of aquatic organisms and micro-organisms from their native habits to non-native ones via ships’ hulls is a problem costing the industry up to USD 30 billion each year[1]. A new ship-scrubbing semi-autonomous robot is helping owners and operators to deal with this issue to cut unnecessary fuel consumption and prevent ecological disruption. Known...

Jotun launches Selektope-containing paint products
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Jotun launches Selektope-containing paint products

Norwegian paint-manufacturer Jotun has commercialised two new marine paint products containing I-Tech’s antifouling active agent Selektope. Selektope is an organic, metal-free antifouling active agent added to marine coatings to prevent barnacles from settling on the coated surface by temporarily activating their swimming behaviour with non-fatal effect. This unique antifouling active agent delivers high efficiency in...

Jotun unveils Hull Skating Solutions
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Jotun unveils Hull Skating Solutions

Norwegian marine coatings provider Jotun has announced the launch of Hull Skating Solutions (HSS), a break-through in proactive cleaning, offering shipowners an always clean hull in the most challenging operations. Jotun Hull Skating Solutions is offering high performance antifouling, proactive condition monitoring, inspection and proactive cleaning, high end technical service, and performance and service level...