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Controlling Ship Hull Fouling Helps Save Fuel

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

According to some industry estimates, hull and propeller performance degradation can cause fuel penalties in the range of 15 to 20 per cent, with a corresponding increase in GHG emissions. Diligent hull condition monitoring and maintenance can negate these penalties and represents an effective, low-cost energy saving measure available to ship owners for immediate implementation. Read More

MACSEA Presents at Bellona Hull/Propeller Performance Standards Workshop

Monday, February 18th, 2013

The Bellona Foundation, a member of the Clean Shipping Coalition, in cooperation with the Norwegian paint manufacturer Jotun, convened a Workshop in Oslo, Norway on January 15-16, 2013 to explore the realization of a reliable and transparent hull and propeller performance measurement standard. Read More

MACSEA Forms Strategic Alliance with Binsfeld Engineering for Torquemeters

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

MACSEA Ltd, who recently initiated its Hull Medic hull fouling monitoring service, has formed a strategic alliance with Binsfeld Engineering Inc, a leading manufacturer of shaft torque and power measurement systems for the marine industry.

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MACSEA to present hull condition monitoring paper at Intelligent Ships IX – May 25, 2011

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

MACSEA will present a paper entitled “Using a Ship’s Propeller for Hull Condition Monitoring” at the upcoming Intelligent Ships Symposium IX sponsored by the American Society of Naval Engineers. Read More