Biofouling can reduce ship efficiency by up to 40% which results in massive fuel penalties that directly eat into the bottom line of your operations. Quite simply, a healthy hull can really adversely affect a healthy bank balance.
The hull coatings sector is one that is undergoing a period of change that posits exciting opportunities for the sector further down the line and is a key stepping stone to a sustainable and profitable industry.
This FOCUS offers a technically led review of the maritime hull coatings market. It examines key emerging trends, including the legislative landscape, the development of solutions for Arctic conditions, and increased demand for more fuel economy.
The market analysis is coupled with manufacturer profiles that offer in-depth technical detail on individual hull coatings solutions. In addition to the coatings themselves, the FOCUS includes a chapter on monitoring hull performance and a chapter on hull maintenance, with profiles from hull cleaning service providers.