Hull Cleaning Solutions from Subsea

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Subsea solution's Hull Cleaning machine.

Subsea Solutions Alliance begins Environmentally Friendly Hull Cleaning.

 

The global shipping industry remains stuck between international and regional regulatory requirements and efficient cost effective ship operations. Environmentalists continue to keep ships in the spotlight by focusing their attacks on the air pollution produced by ships. Regional and local port authorities remain focused on keeping their waters free of invasive species and metals like copper, nickel and other harmful chemicals potentially released during routine hull maintenance cleaning and propeller polishing. Considering the fact that more and more local port authorities are closing the door on hull cleaning and propeller polishing, the Subsea Solutions Alliance has been focused on finding methods of performing these critical maintenance items in an environmentally friendly way that keeps our regulatory authorities happy and customer operations efficient.

 

Investing over 2 years of time and resources and almost a million US dollars into the research and development program for an innovative method of Hull Cleaning, the Subsea Solutions Alliance is pleased to announce that our environmentally friendly cleaning machine has been approved for use in the port of Vancouver, Canada. With the port of Vancouver, Canada being closed to hull cleaning for several years now, the Subsea Solutions Alliance could not remain idle, considering the fact that each and every day customer inquiries for this critical service continued to pour in to All-Sea Enterprises LTD, the Subsea Solutions Alliance member company in Vancouver.

 

With many customers making trans-pacific transits once they leave Vancouver, our clients have been very interested to have proper hull maintenance performed in order to save fuel and flat line their operational costs. As such, a method of hull cleaning has been established to capture the spoils produced during the hull cleaning process and properly disposed of through a process approved by the regulatory bodies of Vancouver, Canada. Employed on several vessels already in Vancouver with successful results, the member companies of the Subsea Solutions Alliance look forward to continuing to refine the machine and deploy additional environmentally friendly machines in additional key locations throughout the world. With several key port locations globally currently closed to hull cleaning, the Subsea Solutions Alliance is confident that other port authorities now restricting hull cleaning and propeller polishing will follow the port of Vancouver, Canada with allowing this critical maintenance to take place without any adverse environmental impact.


Advanced Hull cleaning equipment designed to properly clean all underwater painted surfaces while encapsulating the spoils released during the process.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

New Products

MTS Assists Damen in Maersk Connector Sea Trials

Leading marine service provider, Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd. (MTS) has supported shipbuilder Damen during sea trials of its latest offshore cabling vessel, Maersk Connector.

CMA-CGM and Cosco Alliance in the Offing?

The newly-formed shipping giant China Cosco Shipping Corporation and CMA CGM met recently in Shanghai to discuss the possibility of a new French-Asian alliance, say local Chinese media.

Cummins Connected Diagnostics Available with Geoteab

Geotab, a telematics engineering company, and Cummins Inc., an  independent manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions, has

Environmental

$55M Berth Upgrade in Townsville Port

Townsville contractor CivilPlus Constructions has been awarded the design and construct tender for the primary wharf works component of Port of Townsville’s $55 million Berth 4 Upgrade project.

GTT, DSME Ink Cooperation Deal

GTT, the world leader in the design of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) announces the signature

I-Tech Gets Large Market Recognition of Selektope

Following the approval of Selektope under the EU’s Biocidal Products Regulation, developer I-Tech reports extraordinary uptake for antifouling coatings that include

People in the News

OTC Names 2016 Award Winners

The 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will honor this year’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipients on Tuesday, 3 May, in Houston.   As part of the

ABS' Tikka Elected Foreign Member of NAE

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, announced the election of ABS Europe and Africa Division President Dr.

Great Lakes Shippers Set Top Priorities

North America’s largest mining, manufacturing and agricultural companies have helped identify four top priorities to improve the competitiveness of Great Lakes shipping,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0870 sec (11 req/sec)