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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

Hull Medic™ detects $136K/month in wasted fuel due to hull fouling

Friday, February 25th, 2011

MACSEA’s new Hull Medic system detected the onset of hull fouling that was estimated to cost around $136,000 per month of unnecessary fuel consumption by one Navy ship. Read More

New IMO Regulations & Hull Medic ™

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

In many areas of the world, invasive species have caused species extinction, damaged ecosystems Read More