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  • 5 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Last month the application of Ecospeed on the two floaters of the semi-submersible mobile spacecraft launch platform Odyssey started in Malaysia. The vessel was converted from a mobile drilling rig in 1997 and is used for equatorial Pacific Ocean satellite launches. She is stationed in the Port of Long Beach, California. In total 8500 m² […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last month the application of Ecospeed on the two floaters of the semi-submersible mobile spacecraft launch platform Odyssey started in Malaysia. The vessel was converted from a mobile drilling rig in 1997 and is used for equatorial Pacific Ocean satellite launches. She is stationed in the Port of Long Beach, California. In total 8500 m² […]

  • 19 December 2013

    Nielsen Marine APS, based in Hirtshals, has been appointed as the Danish agent for the Ecospeed  and Ecoshield underwater hull coating manufacturer Hydrex. As an official Ecospeed  and Ecoshield representative, Nielsen Marine APS will support Hydrex sales in mainly the Danish shipping, shipbuilding and offshore market, including servicing and maintenance, repair and warranty works. Nielsen Marine’s managing […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Recently the rudders of two ferries and a container vessel were given an Ecospeed coating at shipyards in Shanghai and Jingjiang (China), and Landskrona (Sweden). The decision to use Ecospeed was made by the shipowners after cavitation damage had appeared on the rudders of their vessels. Ecospeed will prevent similar damage from occurring again. The […]

  • 7 March 2011

    Over the last couple of months several owners of fixed route passenger vessels have chosen Ecospeed as the preferred coating to protect their vessel’s underwater hull for its entire sailing life. Among the vessels coated with Ecospeed are the largest Ro-Pax ferry in the world, a newbuild ferry in Croatia, and one of the vessels […]

  • 15 July 2010

    The decision to use Ecospeed was quickly made by the new owners of the cruise vessel m/v Astoria after they saw the excellent condition of Ecospeed on the underwater hull of another cruise vessel. The ship came into drydock after sailing with the coating for three years and needed only a few small touch ups. […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Navitech Gdynia has been appointed as the Polish agent for Ecospeed® and related products and services. As an official Ecospeed representative, Navitech Gdynia Sp. z.o.o. will support sales of Ecospeed, Ecoshield® and Ecofix® in the Polish shipping and shipbuilding market, including service, maintenance, repair and warranty work. Navitech‘s, managing director, Roman Pierzyński, said: “We are […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Last month the rudder and the ice belt of the harbor icebreaker tug Jaasalo were coated with Ecospeed in Naantali, Finland. The m/s Jaasalo is responsible for keeping the Veitsiluoto fairway open in the port of Kemi in Finland. The Port of Kemi in the Bothnian Bay is an excellent import and export harbor for […]

  • 5 December 2011

    A Norwegian based shipping company chose Ecospeed to give lasting protection to their two newbuild general cargo vessels. The first vessel, m/v Golfstraum, was delivered in November. Her sister vessel m/v Rystraum is planned for a 2012 delivery. Both vessels are of the highest ice class and will be trading in North Europe and the […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Norwegian based shipping company chose Ecospeed to give lasting protection to their two newbuild general cargo vessels. The first vessel, m/v Golfstraum, was delivered in November. Her sister vessel m/v Rystraum is planned for a 2012 delivery. Both vessels are of the highest ice class and will be trading in North Europe and the […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to protecting the hulls of ice-going vessels, the glassflake reinforced surface treated composite (STC) Ecospeed® has proven to be remarkably durable, typically outperforming many specialized ice class paints. The fact that the coating is non-toxic is also particularly important for ice trading vessels where toxic AF coatings are rapidly scraped off and […]

  • 11 November 2010

    When a 294 metre cruise vessel came into drydock in the Bahamas last month after sailing with Ecospeed for two years, less than 1% of the underwater hull needed touch ups and no new paint layers were required on the rest of the underwater hull. As a consequence the technical operations that needed to be […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Norwegian based shipping company chose Ecospeed to give lasting protection to their two newbuild general cargo vessels. The first vessel, m/v Golfstraum, was delivered in November. Her sister vessel m/v Rystraum is planned for a 2012 delivery. Both vessels are of the highest ice class and will be trading in North Europe and the […]

  • 28 April 2011

    In February a 200-meter ro/ro vessel was given a protective Ecospeed coating in Gibraltar. Ecospeed has a life expectancy of twenty-five years and will therefore protect the vessel against cavitation and corrosion damage for the remainder of its service life without the need for a full repainting during future drydockings. Any Ecospeed application can easily […]

  • 27 October 2011

      Recently the underwater hull of m/v John Noble, one of the ferries owned by Staten Island Ferries was coated with Ecospeed in Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A. Under normal operation, ferries have to drydock once a year to comply with classification regulations. During the busy tourist season these ferries need to be sailing to make money […]

  • 15 May 2013

    The rudders of three ships were coated last month with Ecospeed at shipyards in China. A 217-meter heavy lift vessel was treated in Guangzhou, while a 200-meter roro ship and a 137-meter LPG-tanker had their respective rudders coated in Zhousan and Nantong. The three vessels are owned by different owners, but they experienced the same […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 13 November 2009

    The first of two newbuildings have been coated with Ecospeed, according to a press release from Subsea Industries. In June the flat bottom sections of a vessel due to be delivered in 2010 were the first parts to be coated. The sections are being built at different locations in Germany and Poland, and will be […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 30 May 2012 two delegates from the Austrian Chamber of Commerce at the Austrian embassy in Brussels, Mr. Peter Fuchs and Mr. Henry Simon, visited Hydrex nv in Antwerp to present the company with the National Energy Globe Award for sustainability for 2012. Hydrex won the award for Belgium for its Ecospeed non-toxic hull […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The underwater hull coating Ecospeed offers a TBT-free, copper free, biocide-free and silicone oil free solution for the protection of the underwater hull. The Ecospeed hull protection and performance system is today’s Best Available Technology for reduction of fuel consumption, GHG and other emissions through hull hydrodynamics and fouling control. In 2008, stringent tests were […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex has recently coated the bow area of the underwater hull of Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Clark Ross in Frederikshavn, Denmark. The ship is one of the two ice-strengthened research vessels operated by British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Led by their previous experience, BAS decide to coat the bow area of RRS James Clark Ross with Ecospeed. […]

  • 2 January 2012

    In order to ensure an underwater hull coating that would protect its vessels against the frequent impact of large pieces of floating dry ice, the Norwegian-based shipping company Utkilen has chosen Ecospeed for underwater protection of two newbuilding ice class chemical/product tankers. The first vessel, Golfstraum, was delivered from a Croatian shipyard last November and […]