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  • 24 June 2019

    By Cathy Frost, General Manager at Alocit International Ltd A simple demonstration at oil and gas exhibitions around the world often holds corrosion control engineers transfixed. It involves a person dipping a brush into a paint can at the bottom of a tank of water and then coating a metal object that is also under […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Babcock has successfully completed a contract to undertake a substantial refit on Bibby Offshore’s dive support vessel (DSV), Polaris, at its Rosyth dockyard. The project was Bibby’s largest ever refit package and underlines Babcock’s move to expand its role in the maintenance and refitting of complex oil and gas support ships. The Bibby Polaris vessel […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Yesterday, the keel laying of Celebrity Reflection was celebrated at the MEYER WERFT. The ship is the fifth in a series the shipyard is building for the cruise line Celebrity Cruises. Doing the honors of placing the obligatory coins under the first block in the grand hall of building dock II was Mr. Jarmo […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Yesterday, the keel laying of Celebrity Reflection was celebrated at the MEYER WERFT. The ship is the fifth in a series the shipyard is building for the cruise line Celebrity Cruises​. Doing the honors of placing the obligatory coins under the first block in the grand hall of building dock II was Mr. Jarmo Laakso, […]

  • 22 September 2011

    HMS Lancaster’s refit reached a key milestone today as the dry dock housing the Ship was flooded for the first time since September 2010. Since entering upkeep in September 2010, HMS Lancaster has received extensive work to her equipment and systems, with both shafts being replaced, a transom flap fitted, a new coating of underwater […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Babcock has successfully completed a contract to undertake a substantial refit on Bibby Offshore’s dive support vessel (DSV), Polaris, at its Rosyth dockyard. The project was Bibby’s largest ever refit package and underlines Babcock’s move to expand its role in the maintenance and refitting of complex oil and gas support ships. The Bibby Polaris vessel […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Babcock has successfully completed a contract to undertake a substantial refit on Bibby Offshore’s dive support vessel, Polaris, at its Rosyth dockyard. The project was Bibby’s largest ever refit package and underlines Babcock’s move to expand its role in the maintenance and refitting of complex oil and gas support ships. The Bibby Polaris vessel is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    When British Antarctic Survey’s RRS (Royal Research Ship) Ernest Shackleton​ was drydocked recently in Denmark, the superintendent, engineers and paint specialists there to check the condition of the hull paint were amazed. After two seasons of battering its way through ice up to 2.5 meters thick with a high content of gravel and volcanic lava […]

  • 21 October 2011

    When British Antarctic Survey’s RRS (Royal Research Ship) Ernest Shackleton was drydocked recently in Denmark, the superintendent, engineers and paint specialists there to check the condition of the hull paint were amazed. After two seasons of battering its way through ice up to 2.5 meters thick with a high content of gravel and volcanic lava […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    There is currently no hull coating available which will not foul. The only way to remove this fouling is by cleaning it off. Like it or not, ship hull cleaning is an essential part of operating a vessel or a fleet efficiently and economically. Any level of fouling, including biofilm or slime, carries with it […]

  • 29 April 2009

    In a statement from Union today, Interlux Vice President of Marketing Bob Donat said “Interlux is proud to introduce Pacifica Plus, the first antifouling paint with Econea for pleasure craft. Econea is a new antifouling agent that targets shell fouling. Pacifica Plus provides an alternative to boat owners, boatyards and those in the boating community […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    To produce a quality scan from an underwater laser scanner there are several factors that should be considered. These factors include water clarity, ambient light, scanning surface, distance from target and stability of the scanner.  The 2G Robotics ULS-100 underwater laser scanners use a trigonometric approach. The sensor head projects a laser line onto 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    2G Robotics and Sonardyne International, UK, have entered into a formal collaboration agreement. The two organisations are working together on the development and promotion of a dynamic underwater laser mapping solution which reduces the time needed to survey seafloor sites and offshore structures. The new agreement centres on the integration of Sonardyne’s acoustically-aided inertial navigation […]

  • 21 June 2011

    The T.S. Empire State is a U.S. Government owned training ship provided to the State University of New York Maritime Academy for the purpose of training young men and women for a career in the U.S. Maritime Industry. It is the intention of the Maritime Administration to conduct a scheduled out of water dry dock […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Underwater inspections are an essential aspect of ship repairs. Building upon conventional technical skills and know-how while also taking advantage of the latest technology, Hydrex offers a unique hull monitoring service to its customers. This gives ship owners total control of the underwater hull and the underwater gear of their vessels. An informed decision can […]

  • 1 March 2011

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the first use of a new silicon-based anti-fouling paint for a 38,000-class bulker now under construction at the Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Shitanoe Works (Usuki-shi, Oita Prefecture). When completed, the new vessel will sail under a long-term charter with Doun Kisen Co., Ltd. (Namikata-cho, Ehime […]

  • 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 […]