Jotun Inks Coatings Contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 8, 2019

Photo credit to Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Photo credit to Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Jotun has signed an agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen to provide its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) anti-fouling coating system across 42 vessels in the leading shipowner’s advanced RoRo fleet.

HPS combines premium SeaQuantum X200 antifouling with technical and digital solutions to accurately measure hull performance. The antifouling works to increase vessel efficiency, cut fuel costs and reduce CO2 emissions.

By utilizing HPS across its fleet Wallenius Wilhelmsen will have a powerful tool to optimize environmental performance and deliver enhanced stakeholder value.

Fouling is a key contributor to the spread of invasive species across marine ecosystems and a major cause of hull inefficiency, leading to increased fuel consumption and emissions. Studies have suggested that the fuel consumption of the world fleet could be reduced by up to 20% if all vessels were kept fouling free.

Jotun is a leading supplier of marine coatings, its HPS concept was launched to the market in 2011 and has now been delivered to close to 1000 vessels.


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