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ClassNK CERTIFIES CMP OPERATIONAL PROFILE ANALYSIS

ClassNK CERTIFIES CMP OPERATIONAL PROFILE ANALYSIS

ClassNK has issued a statement of fact (SoF) for the results of the hull performance analysis and operational profile analysis by Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) based on actual data of a ship in service. Through its hull data analysis service CMP-MAP, CMP offers hull...

FIVE-YEAR VESSEL PERFORMANCE CAN BE PREDICTED WITH BIG DATA

FIVE-YEAR VESSEL PERFORMANCE CAN BE PREDICTED WITH BIG DATA

International Marine Coatings has published a white paper which reveals the high degree of accuracy of its predictive Intertrac Vision tool to real life vessel operations by correlating to the speed loss of a globally trading VLCC over a five-year docking period, in...

GRAPHENE PROPELLER COATING IMPROVES BULKER FLEET CII RATINGS

GRAPHENE PROPELLER COATING IMPROVES BULKER FLEET CII RATINGS

In a proactive move towards energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin has decided to apply a sustainable graphene-based propeller coating, XGIT-Prop, from Canadian company GIT Coatings, across its entire fleet. The...

PPG LAUNCHES EMISSION-REDUCING ANTIFOULING

PPG LAUNCHES EMISSION-REDUCING ANTIFOULING

Coatings manufacturer PPG has launched PPG Nexeon 810, described as an innovative copper-­free antifouling developed with a strong emphasis on vessel performance, emissions reduction and sustainability. Independent ISO 19030 and International Towing Tank Conference...

INTERSLEEK COATING SAID TO SAVE 41m TONNES OF CO2

INTERSLEEK COATING SAID TO SAVE 41m TONNES OF CO2

Real-world performance data compiled from ships applied with International brand Intersleek 1100SR over the past 10 years shows the coating has cut ship fuel bills by US$ 8bn and reduced 41m tonnes of CO2 emissions. The biocide-free foul release coating is claimed o...

STOLT APPLIES GRAPHENE COATING TO CHEMICAL TANKER

STOLT APPLIES GRAPHENE COATING TO CHEMICAL TANKER

Stolt Tankers has applied a sustainable hull coating to one of its chemical tankers, 'Stolt Lotus', a move that is believed to represent the first such application of graphene technology in this market sector. The X-Git Fuel graphene technology, developed by Graphite...

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MIDDLE EAST DRYDOCK OFFERS CARBON-SAVING COATING

MIDDLE EAST DRYDOCK OFFERS CARBON-SAVING COATING

Oman shiprepair yard Asyad Drydock, part of Asyad Group, says that it has applied a high-quality nano-epoxy coating to Asyad Shipping’s Ultramax bulk carrier, 'Jabal Al Kawr'. This new coating technology had previously been applied for the first time in the Middle...

PROPELLER COATINGS EXPECTED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND IMPROVE CII

PROPELLER COATINGS EXPECTED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND IMPROVE CII

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) is continuing to drive decarbonisation by implementing Graphite Innovation & Technologies (GIT) graphene-based, biocide-free propeller coating across more of its fleet. The application is said to maximise vessel performance with...

MAJORITY OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS MISUNDERSTAND BIOFOULING EFFECTS

MAJORITY OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS MISUNDERSTAND BIOFOULING EFFECTS

According to a report from coatings company Jotun, 59% of the shipping industry underestimate the negative environmental impacts of biofouling, with as many as 1 in 4 claiming to know little about the issue. Biofouling, caused by the build-up of micro-organisms,...

DAMEN SEES THE LIGHT FOR CLEAN HULLS

DAMEN SEES THE LIGHT FOR CLEAN HULLS

Damen Shipyards Group has joined AkzoNobel and Philips to help further develop a pioneering fouling control solution which uses UV-C light technology to keep ships’ underwater hulls clean. The technology integrates UV-C light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in a coating scheme...

GRAPHITE PROPELLER COATING SAVES EMISSIONS

GRAPHITE PROPELLER COATING SAVES EMISSIONS

Stolt Tankers and Graphite Innovations & Technology (GIT) have signed a two-year agreement to apply GIT’s XGIT-Prop graphene-based marine coating to the propellers of 25 Stolt Tankers ships during 2023. XGIT-Prop is an eco-friendly product that reduces marine...

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