Analysis of hull fouling condition data obtained from vessel drydocking attendance over a four-year period has revealed that more than 40% of vessels were suffering from over 10% hard fouling coverage on the hull.
A Biosecurity New Zealand-organised biofouling survey will involve compulsory hull checks for up to 40 arriving cargo vessels.
Jotun announces the launch of Hull Skating Solutions (HSS), a break-through in proactive cleaning, offering shipowners an always clean hull in the most challenging operations.
PPG announced results from a study that concluded vessels using its fouling release and antifouling coatings show improved speed and power performance.
A naval architect has to consider several aspects while planning a ship’s hull form during the designing and construction process. Learn about the basics of choosing the right hull form of a ship in the article inside.
The design of a ship hull is based on the specific geometric definition of a hull which influences the hydrostatics, general arrangement, strength and aesthetics of the vessel. Learn about some common methods used to design ship’s hull.
When it comes to increasing ship’s efficiency, improving the hull efficiency is one of the most debated topic. Lately a lot of research has been put in developing ways to reduce the effects of friction on the ship’s hull.
X bow is a type of hull design which improves ship’s efficiency and stability at high seas. Find out the difference between X bow hull design and conventional hull design of ships.
Find out how the hull of a ship is designed for various factors taken into consideration during the entire lifetime of the ship, and how the design of a ship’s hull plays the most important role in the entire ship design and shipbuilding project.