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  • 30 October 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Oman’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs has granted GAC EnvironHull permission to conduct underwater hull cleaning operations using the brush-and-diver-free HullWiper system at the port of Sohar, just outside the Gulf of Hormuz. It is the fourth port in the Middle East at which the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) is now available to provide […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has launched HullWiper, its new innovation offering diver-free, cost effective and eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning. Despite its compact size of just 3 x 1.5 x 0.80 m, the high-speed, remotely-operated vessel cleaning vehicle is capable of cleaning up to 2,000 m² of […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Authorities at the Danish ports of Copenhagen, Kalundborg and Fredricia have granted permission for GAC EnvironHull’s HullWiper solution to be used within their ports and outside of holding areas. These approvals represent the latest expansion of the service into the Scandinavian region, following the approval of the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to clean hulls at […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    GAC EnvironHull has signed a contract with Statoil to provide underwater hull cleaning services for its vessels operating in Scandinavia, the Middle East and the Far East. From the second quarter of 2015, GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, is using its pioneering HullWiper technology to remove fouling […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Following the expansion to Fujairah and Gothenburg, GAC EnvironHull is now offering its HullWiper underwater hull cleaning service at the UAE port of Sharjah. The HullWiper Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) unmanned underwater hull cleaning unit uses adjustable pressure sea water jets as the cleaning medium rather than brushes or abrasives, resulting in minimal damage to the […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    GAC EnvironHull’s hull cleaning system, HullWiper, will be available for vessels berthing in the Port of Rotterdam next month. HullWiper, which will be demonstrated at the Port of Rotterdam on June 23, is a diver-free remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that eliminates the need for divers to clean the vessel. HullWiper uses seawater under high pressure […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Gothenburg is the latest port to be added to the growing GAC EnvironHull network of bases offering HullWiper, its eco-friendly, brush-and-diver-free hull cleaning service. The port on Sweden’s west coast is the first in Europe to host the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). This comes after GAC EnvironHull Ltd. launched HullWiper in Dubai in November 2013. […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Equipment

    GAC has been granted a permission to seek a license to operate its EnvironHull remotely operated hull cleaning systems at SOHAR. According to SOHAR Chief Executive Andre Toet the decision can revolutionize the industry and put Oman on the world map when it comes to technological innovation. The unmanned remotely operated vehicle uses the latest underwater cleaning […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has launched HullWiper, its new innovation offering diver-free, cost effective and eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning. Despite its compact size of just 3 x 1.5 x 0.80 m, the high-speed, remotely-operated vessel cleaning vehicle is capable of cleaning up to 2,000 m² of […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    GAC EnvironHull’s hull cleaning technology has made its Asian debut at this year’s Sea Asia exhibition, marking its introduction at one of the world’s busiest ports, Singapore. The HullWiper Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) system was launched in late 2013 in the United Arab Emirates and has since been rolled out to other countries in the Middle […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Spanish port of Valencia could be set to break Algeciras’ virtual vessel maintenance services monopoly in the country, thanks to the availability of the eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaner, according to the Managing Director of the company behind the diver-free system. “Until now, hull cleaning in Spain has largely been associated with Algeciras, at the […]

  • 9 December 2013

    GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has launched HullWiper, its new innovation offering diver-free, cost effective and eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning. Despite its compact size of just 3 x 1.5 x 0.80 m, the high-speed, remotely-operated vessel cleaning vehicle is capable of cleaning up to 2,000 m² of […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall reported today that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defense scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometers stretch of tidal […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living in Hull will have a chance to learn more about the upcoming multi-million scheme aimed at protecting thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber at two events this month (May). They will be held at Mr Chu’s Chinese Restaurant in St Andrew’s Quay Retail Park on Tuesday 15th May and Victoria Dock Village […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    HullWiper is joining forces with GAC Qatar in preparation to launch its hull cleaning solution at the Qatari port of Ras Laffan in early 2020. GAC Qatar has been granted a license by the country’s Environment Ministry to operate hull cleaning equipment in its waters. HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) complies with Qatar’s strict regulations, […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The major dredging work along the River Hull would only have a limited impact on flood risk issues in the city, a new report says. According to thisishullandeastriding.co.uk, some city councillors believe the river requires more regular dredging. But the report due to be discussed by environment scrutiny councillors next week says a full dredging […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An official visit to mark completion of new flood defenses at Albert Dock in Hull will take place on Tuesday, December 1. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Hull City Council, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports and the local community will inspect the works which include 1.6 kilometers of new flood walls. The […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]