• Posts Tagged ‘Hull cleaning’

    French firm CarenEcolo, founded in 2015, was nominated for a Marina and boatyard equipment DAME Award at METS 2017. Its economical mobile hull washing system removes pollutants from wash water so that it can be put back into the natural environment. We spoke with system creator Gaëtan Fouquet.   NauticExpo e-mag: How...

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    Hull cleaning and inspection are everyday elements of maintaining a vessel. With remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), shipowners can carry out these tasks efficiently and without excessive costs. Rotterdam port’s EXCEL initiative, for startup businesses, has seen further developments in unmanned technology. One such...

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    “There is a real and pressing need to decarbonize the shipping industry, and HullWiper is one way that vision can be achieved.” That was the comment from Port of Rotterdam senior manager Peter Mollema as Europe’s largest port adopted the Gulf Agency Co (GAC) EnvironHull’s diver-free HullWiper hull-cleaning...