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27 September 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 09:38 GMT+2

September 8, 2020

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New proactive system for cleaning hulls Jotun on MSC ships

The aim is to ensure constant cleanliness by avoiding fouling and ensuring optimal efficiency

Paint manufacturer Jotun has signed a deal with the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) hull Skating Solutions (HSS), a new solution designed by the company for proactive cleaning of hulls ships focused on an anti-vegetative coating, a proactive monitoring of ship conditions and a tool robotic underwater for proactive inspections and cleaning of the Hull. The purpose of the system is to ensure constant cleanliness hull, avoiding the formation of fouling and ensuring that the hull optimal efficiency, resulting in lower costs for reduce CO2 emissions.

The HSS system will be installed on the MSC container carrier Eva,which has a capacity of 14,000 teu, when the ship will arrive at the Chinese shipyard GWD Guangzhou Shipyard to proceed with class renewal and installation scrubbers. "We are absolutely aware - explained the MSC's Newbuildings Manager, Giuseppe Gargiulo - who The shipping industry needs to adopt innovative solutions to ambitious environmental goals. We believe that the HSS will help solve the problem of biofouling, with great benefits to the natural environment through the reduction emissions and a lower prevalence of invasive species, and with best results for our company, our customers and community." Gargiulo also pointed out that, if the cleaning of the hulls is only part of the whole initiatives to make the shipping industry more sustainable development, but it is a central element of these Initiatives.

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