Tag : Ship Safety

Ecospeed: Wash and Go

Most anti-fouling or foul-release coatings carry risks of damage to the environment or to the coatings themselves during cleaning. However, there is a system – Ecospeed – that lends itself to fast, effective cleaning.

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hull repairs

Delays Kept at Bay Due to Repair Diversity

In Amsterdam, recently, Hydrex responded to an emergency call from a ship’s crew, requesting a permanent repair to a crack in the port side grey water tank of their 145m chemical tanker.

Comments Off on Delays Kept at Bay Due to Repair Diversity / 11th April 2018

Survey vessel

SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel

From mid-April 2018, Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service and Amsterdam-based Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel.

Comments Off on SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel / 16th March 2018

pipe work repairs

Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs

Diver/technicians from the underwater repair specialist recently carried out pipe replacements on 270m shuttle tankers where the wash water from the “scrubbed” exhaust gases had corroded the pipework, resulting in water ingress. Repairs to the tankers were carried out while the vessels were alongside and remaining in operation.

Comments Off on Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs / 16th February 2018

hull coating

Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating

Cruiseships, particularly when operating in warmer waters, can attract fouling organisms which create a bad impression – not only to passengers and prospective customers but to port operators. Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed coating is being presented as a cost-effective, environmentally-safe solution to the problems associated with maintaining cruiseship hulls in a pristine condition.

Comments Off on Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating / 19th January 2018

Scrubber outlets

Ecospeed Chosen to Protect Scrubber Outlets of Three New Vessels in China

Subsea Industries’ glass-flake, non-toxic hard coating Ecospeed has been chosen to protect the exhaust scrubber outlets of three newbuild container vessels building at a yard in Zhoushan, China.

Comments Off on Ecospeed Chosen to Protect Scrubber Outlets of Three New Vessels in China / 22nd December 2017

tidal data

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office to Give Ships Faster Access to New Tidal Data

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is introducing regular tidal data updates to ADMIRALTY TotalTide (ATT) as part of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) Version 18 in December 2017.

Comments Off on United Kingdom Hydrographic Office to Give Ships Faster Access to New Tidal Data / 15th December 2017

hydrex

Hydrex Repairs Crack in Chemical Tanker Without Delaying the Vessel

Hydrex recently carried out a repair to a crack in the port side grey water tank of a 145m chemical tanker. The damage was permanently repaired by Hydrex technicians, using an insert, during the vessel’s routine port call in Amsterdam.

Comments Off on Hydrex Repairs Crack in Chemical Tanker Without Delaying the Vessel / 15th December 2017

hull coating

Hull Coating: Examar FSRU Locks in for Longevity With Ecolock

Following the company’s approach to applying hard coating technology to its barge-type floating assets, in combination with the success of the 2013 Ecospeed application to the 16,100m³ Caribbean FLNG unit, the decision was made to specify Ecolock for the entire hull of the newbuild FSRU.

Comments Off on Hull Coating: Examar FSRU Locks in for Longevity With Ecolock / 13th October 2017

cruise liners greece

Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business

Speaking at the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, Greek Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, said that Greece is prepared to launch a concessions campaign in order to encourage international cruise liners operating in Greece to invest in relevant infrastructure projects.

Comments Off on Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business / 25th May 2017

EU Monitoring

Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation.

Verifavia Shipping will provide EU MRV services to Oldendorff, including the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports according to the ISO 14065 standard and regulation 757/2015.

Comments Off on Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation. / 17th May 2017

globally accredited verifier

Verifavia the First Globally Accredited Verifier to Receive Dual Accreditation

Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today announced that it has received a second accreditation by France’s national accreditation body Cofrac as a global EU monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) verifier.

Comments Off on Verifavia the First Globally Accredited Verifier to Receive Dual Accreditation / 12th April 2017

RRS Sir David Attenborough

RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System

The shipbuilder awarded a coatings contract to Subsea Industries, a pioneer in non-toxic hard-coatings, based on the unrivalled performance of its Ecospeed hull coating system on the Royal Research Ships Ernest Shackleton and James Clark Ross.

Comments Off on RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System / 9th February 2017

Hydrex Underwater Technologies

Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble

A 7,071dwt tanker was manoeuvring in the port of Antwerp when it experienced a steering gear problem. The vessel managed to safely berth alongside and carry out cargo operations but emergency repairs where needed before the vessel could continue.

Comments Off on Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble / 13th January 2017

Ecoshield

Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield?

The decision to apply Subsea Industries’ award-winning Ecoshield hard coating to rudders and thrusters is paying dividends, with a number of shipowners noticing zero cavitation damage and failure compared to equipment coated with other protective systems.

Comments Off on Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield? / 14th December 2016

Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs

Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time

Hydrex Underwater Technology has completed the emergency stern tube seal repair to a 134m chemical tanker, after the Antwerp Port Authority demanded an underwater inspection and in-situ repair to the vessel before allowing it to set sail.

Comments Off on Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time / 14th October 2016