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Fouling Defence

The only technology to combine silicone-hydrogel and biocide.

Our advanced Fouling Defence coatings deliver up to 6% fuel savings on average over the entire docking interval, regardless of your vessels’ trading patterns, speed and idle periods. With Fouling Defence you get the best of two worlds: silicone-hydrogel and diffusion control of biocides, all in a single coat. The result is excellent performance and the ultimate in trading pattern flexibility with docking intervals up to 90 months.

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Every vessel has a unique set of factors that must be considered when looking for the best value Fouling Control solution. Whatever business or waters your vessel operates in, you can find an Fouling Defence solution that meets your needs.

Find the best solution for your vessel
Finding the right hull coating is about maximizing fuel savings. Getting there is about understanding the balance between many different factors. The right choice means short payback time and years of energy-efficient sailing, while the wrong one may haunt you for a whole service interval. Hempel’s coating experts can help you:

  • estimate the fuel savings potential for your specific vessel
  • choose the right coating that fits your trading pattern, sailing speed and level of activity
  • make sure the coating is suitable for the application climate and process.

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