Hempel welcomes the soon-to-be-published ISO 19030 measures as a universally applicable and transparent methodology for measuring changes in hull and propeller performance.
Maintaining productivity is vital for the power and oil & gas sectors where taking equipment offline for routine maintenance will cost time and money.
Fishing vessels operate differently to most cargo ships. They steam at an economical speed to their fishing grounds which can be many hundreds of miles from their home ports, and then they slowly trawl their catch. Once their holds are full, they run back to port where they unload, clean and repair before heading back to sea.