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Anti Fouling

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Posted: 22 days ago

IMO study: Slime-free hulls reduce GHG emissions

The preliminary results of a new study by Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Maine Biosafety, an ini...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: 22 days ago
Posted: 27 days ago

HullWiper joins forces with World Subsea Services for sustainable hull cleaning

HullWiper has entered into a partnership with World Subsea Services to bring sustainable and afforda...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 27 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

U-Ming picks Jotun hull skating robots for dual-fuel bulkers

Taiwanese shipping company U-Ming, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard (SWS) and Norwegian marine coatings ...

Categories:
  • Equipment
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Biofouling becomes big issue after increase in idling ships

Ship operators have been faced with increasing problems caused by biofouling occurring during growin...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Frontline buys six ECO VLCC newbuilds for $565.8 million

Norwegian tanker owner and operator Frontline has entered into an agreement to acquire six ECO-type ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Industry must tackle barnacle fouling in ship niche areas

Barnacle fouling is hugely prevalent in ship niche areas and the shipping industry needs to take ste...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Hempel supplies protection coatings for O2 tidal turbine

Denmark-based coatings supplier Hempel has provided coatings to protect Orbital Marine Power’s O2, t...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

DSS to use ABS app for monitoring ship performance

Classification society ABS has signed an agreement with Diana Shipping Services (DSS), a subsidiary ...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

HMM’s smart, LNG-ready 16,000 TEU newbuilds set to enter into service

South Korea’s national flagship carrier HMM expects the first of eight 16,000 TEU-class newbuilding ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Chantiers De’l Atlantique hands over MSC Virtuosa

French shipbuilder Chantiers De’l Atlantique has delivered MSC Virtuosa, MSC Cruises’ newest M...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

WMU, partners join forces on decarbonizing long-distance shipping

The World Maritime University (WMU) is partnering with industry majors on the EU funded Horizon 2020...

Categories:
  • Research & Development
Posted: 11 months ago
Industry Contribution
Partner

Climate goals: wait for a stricter agreement or take responsibility?

Every time there is research done on CO2 pollution by a prominent university or leading indepen...

Posted: 14 days ago
Industry Contribution
Partner

Damen FCS 5009 m/v Leonardo gets an upgrade that defies the roll of the sea

In a continuous effort to integrate revolutionizing products and ideas into the offshore crew and ca...

Posted: 29 days ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Two 12,000 TEU F-type boxships join Evergreen’s fleet

Evergreen Line has taken delivery of two new 12,000 TEU class F-type containerships featuring optimi...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Kongsberg chooses Sonihull antifouling systems

Sonihull, the UK-based provider of environmentally friendly anti-fouling systems, has signed an agr...

Categories:
  • Technology
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

HHI to use Jotun’s Hull Skater to protect HMM’s newbuilds from biofouling

South Korean majors Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), which controls about 10% of the global newbuild ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 months ago
Industry Contribution

DUPI – tackling the challenges of insuring offshore energy

Maritime insurance undoubtedly plays a critical role in the offshore energy industry. And because th...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

SGS supports Hafnia environmental goals

Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) has entered into a new agreement with product tanker owner and operato...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Global alliance on combating biofouling gets two more members

South Korean shipping and marine supplier Tas Global Co., Ltd and water software development firm DH...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Hempel launches underwater hull inspections using ROVs

Denmark-based coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an underwater hull inspection service using ...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Industry Contribution

Pushing the limits of offshore wind farm installation and transportation

With the rapid increasing size of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s), the transportation and installati...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Kuwait Oil’s new oil spill response vessel to feature Evac’s Cathelco MGPS

A new multi-purpose oil spill response and towage vessel being built for the Kuwait Oil Co will be i...

Categories:
  • Equipment
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

MSC picks Jotun’s hull skating robot to keep its containership free from biofouling

Norwegian-based Jotun has signed the first commercial contract for container vessels for its Jotun H...

Categories:
  • Innovation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Danaos recoats seven containerships

Athens-based containership owner and operator Danaos has recoated seven of its managed containership...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Over 40% of ships had unacceptable barnacle fouling levels

More than 40% of vessels were suffering from over 10% hard fouling coverage on the hull even before ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago
Premium

Shipshave: 1st hull cleaning system for big ships in transit

The idea of cleaning hulls of vessels in transit is now becoming a reality with the innovative syste...

Categories:
  • Innovation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

IMO, UNDP and private sector form new alliance

A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressin...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

HHI, HMD get AiP for solvent-free 1 coating system

HHI and HMD acquire AiP for solvent free 1 coating system from Liberian Registry and Korean Register...

Categories:
  • Certification & Classification
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

BIMCO: 1st global standard for hull cleaning essential

To ensure that hull cleaning can be carried out in a safe and environmentally sustainable way in the...

Posted: about 1 year ago