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Divetech Marine has successfully completed 16 cases of underwater hull cleaning for vessels on the month of April, 2016 30/04/2016

 

Singapore, April, 2016: Divetech Marine has successfully completed 16 cases of underwater hull cleaning for vessels.

 

In these 16 cases, prior to cleaning, most of the vessels reported an increase in fuel consumption with the primary suspect being a fouled hull. Upon the pre-cleaning inspection, the vessels’ submerged hull were confirmed to be heavily fouled with various marine growth types with the most common being acorn barnacles, sea algae and slime.

These marine growth form on a vessel’s hull owing to a multitude of reasons which include amongst others, the vessels’ trading patterns, the climate of waters that the vessel plies in and also the condition of anti-fouling paint coating on the vessels’ hull.

To maintain a vessel’s optimal performance, Divetech Marine recommends hull cleaning to be performed on vessels on a biannual (6 month) basis as marine growth distorts the streamline shape of the vessel’s hull and increases the drag forces acting on the vessel, ultimately resulting in more bunkers being consumed with a reduction in vessel speed.

Boasting a fleet of 6 diving support vessels with a full suite of air and hydraulic systems on board, hull cleaning machines, hydraulic polishers, other necessary diving equipment as well as well- trained and committed dive teams, Divetech Marine delivers results.

We would like to express our heartfelt thank you to our clients who have supported us all these years and to parties who have in one way or another assisted us in these operations.

 

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

Vertical Sides – before cleaning                                      Vertical Sides – after cleaning

 

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