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  • 27 May 2020

    To ensure that hull cleaning can be carried out in a safe and environmentally sustainable way in the future, a global standard is essential, BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, believes. Biofouling, which is the accumulation of various aquatic organisms on ships’ hulls, is gaining increasing importance on the global scene. Apart from impacting ships’ […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    HullWiper has made its hull cleaning technology available as onboard solution that allows all types of vessels to clean their hull fouling on demand. The onboard version of the diver- and brush-free remotely operated vehicle (ROV) gives vessels on a tight schedule the means to perform a partial or full hull clean on a planned […]

  • 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, […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Dutch-based ship hull cleaning service provider Fleet Cleaner has said it aims to set an even higher standard for hull cleaning. The company strongly believes that robotic hull cleaning is the future. “Already we constantly see that our autopilot can control the robot better than any human operator. However, we want to take this to […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    CleanHull Singapore Pte Ltd (CleanHull), successfully performed the first environmental-friendly hull cleaning test trial at a Singapore port terminal using ROVs on 4 July 2014. Through close collaboration with maritime companies, and as part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in April 2012 between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Singapore Maritime […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Jotun and Kongsberg Maritime have joined forces to develop a proactive hull cleaning solution called Jotun HullSkater. Jotun HullSkater, a green cleaning machine, is part of Jotun Hull Skating Solutions. This is the first solution developed for proactive bio-fouling control on ships and offers the potential to reduce fuel costs by around US$3.6 million and […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Innovation, Market outlooks, Technology, Vessels

    The idea of cleaning hulls of vessels in transit is now becoming a reality with the innovative system developed by Norwegian company Shipshave.

  • 3 November 2014

    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 […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian provider of hull cleaning technology ECOsubsea said it has been given green light by the Dutch regulatory body Rijkswaterstaat to offer hull cleaning services to vessels at all Dutch Ports including Europe’s biggest port, the Port of Rotterdam. ECOsubsea also secured similar permissions in Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Ghent and Southampton. “Ports want evidence that our […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    ECOsubsea, the Norwegian provider of hull cleaning technology, has secured contracts to clean in North European ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge. The cleaning system has now been approved for use in the two North European ports following around 500 vessel cleanings in Southampton and Norway and its proven ability to meet strict environmental requirements, 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 […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Dutch provider of  hull cleaning and inspection equipment, Fleet Cleaner, has completed its first hull cleaning trial by cleaning the HNLMS Karel Doorman, the largest vessel of the Royal Netherlands Navy. In the Dutch port of Den Helder, the company has removed the fouling of the vessel by using its ship hull cleaning ROV. The […]

  • 26 March 2010

    The Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management has determined that Ecospeed coatings is at present the “Best Available Technology” for non-toxic systems and allows underwater cleaning and conditioning without negatively impacting the environment, according to Subsea Industries.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2010

    Thanks to the new approved Hydrex reclaim system that prevents fouling from spreading in the environment during underwater cleaning operations, the Port of Algeciras authorities have specifically authorized the company to perform underwater hull cleaning operations in Algeciras on vessels both alongside the quay and at anchorage. The Hydrex Spain office in Algeciras, the strait […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Innovation, Vessels

    Oslo-based Wallenius Wilhelmsen has pilot-tested Jotun’s remotely-operated proactive hull cleaning robot onboard one of its RORO carriers. Jotun Hull Skating Solutions combines remotely operated underwater robotic Jotun HullSkater, a special antifouling coating named SeaQuantum Skate and a range of customized services including inspection, technical service and performance level guarantees. The HullSkater is a remotely operated robot […]

  • 24 April 2020

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has obtained 9 percent in energy savings in the form of fuel by preventing fouling on the hulls of its ships. The company is using digital tools to detect water resistance increases on its ships caused by fouling. It has also developed ship-specific biofueling management plans for its vessels detailing […]