Shipsonic and delta-sistems B.V.
Shipsonic is a brand of delta-sistems B.V. a Dutch cleantech company that provides innovative, effective, cost efficient & environment friendly antifouling solutions for professional marine, offshore and fishery. As of January 2017 delta-sistems B.V. has incorporated Shipsonic, since 2006 one of the market leaders in ultrasonic antifouling. delta-sistems B.V. will continue the Shipsonic brand with recently developed and strongly improved series of heavy duty ultrasonic antifouling systems. All Shipsonic systems are developed and built in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands has a rich maritime research and development tradition. At Shipsonic we have made a conscious decision to tap into this. To be able to do this, our systems are fully developed and built in the Netherlands. This allows us to partner with such institutions as the NIOZ (Netherlands Institute for Sea Research) and the HZ Vlissingen (University of Applied Sciences), amongst others. For a more detailed look into our present innovation agenda, go to our Research & Development section.
Shipsonic is looking for dealers worldwide.
Shipsonic is a young company. We were established in 2017. Initially we emphasized the development and testing of our systems. Now it is time to work on growth. As part of our growth strategy, we want to expand our dealer network. If you run -or work for- a maritime supplier or repair company, feel free to contact us. Use the contact form at the bottom of this page and we shall get back to you. We are already sufficiently represented in Norway and the Netherlands.
Installation consulting services
Installing an ultrasonic antifouling system is very simple, and normally carried out by the ship’s crew. The one decision to make is how many transducers are needed, and where to place them. To help clients with this, we offer an installation consultancy service. We let you do the installation, but help you decide how. This service can be hired online, using video conferencing etc. Or one of our consultants comes to visit you on the ship itself.
Permanent, structural client feedback
We find client feedback so important, that any client willing to give us structural feedback on the functioning of his ultrasonic antifouling system, is offered a 30% reduction on system costs. As part of our feedback system, we are the only UAF supplier that hires professional divers to film the state of box coolers and sea chests protected by our systems.
Our research project on ultrasonic antifouling for box-coolers was shown on Dutch television. This project is carried out together with NIOZ, University of Applied Sciences Vlissingen en Blokland Nonferro. You can watch the item below:
Shipsonic has initiated -or is involved in- different research programmes. Box-cooler protection 30% reduction Our main research focus is on ultrasonic anti-fouling protection of box-coolers. In this research we work closely together with Blokland NonFerro (amongst others). For any clients interested in testing our new methods of protecting box-coolers, we offer a 30% reduction on[…]
MV Polarlys, MV Trollfjord and MV Finnmarken; Norwegian cruise company Hurtigruten testing Shipsonic Ultrasonic Antifouling
The Norwegian dealer for Shipsonic, Naustor Technology (https://www.naustor.com/), has struck an agreement for testing of our systems with the well know Norwegian Cruise company Hurtigruten (https://global.hurtigruten.com/). We will be testing our ultrasonic anti-fouling systems on the hulls of 3 different Hurtigruten cruise ships. 1) The Polarlys has been equipped with 2×100 Watt, 28 kHz ultrasonic[…]
Multiple transducers on 1 object Shipsonic is preparing a project to protect floating windmills against marine fouling. That involves installing a large number of transducers. Our biggest system powers 8 transducers, and our heaviest transducers are 120 Watt. But for this application even that is not enough. We need something bigger. […]
Design philosophy At Shipsonic we summarize our outlook on ship’s technology in two words: no frills. Our systems have to be of the fit-and-forget type. The control unit has only one task, to power the transducers. And it has to do so fail-safe. Therefor we do not take part in a common electronics hype, that[…]
Shipsonic™ has invested considerable resources in developing systems with a guaranteed, consistent effectiveness Correct ultrasonic frequency with sufficient energy Our transducers are 50, 100 or 120 Watts. Their frequencies range from 20 to 40 KHz. Each transducer type has its own response frequency. That is the frequency in which the transducer functions optimally. With optimal[…]
If need be, ultrasonic anti-fouling systems can be installed while the ship is moving in the high seas. It can be installed by the ship’s crew. No special tools or dry docking needed. No moving parts either, so hardly any wear and tear. Hence maintenance free. This makes the ultrasonic solution extremely cost efficient. […]
Sea-chest installation One of our earlier bigger professional installations was on the HAM317, a trailing suction hopper dredger owned by Van Oord. We installed 4 transducers of 50 Watt each to protect the sea-chests. In the video we still show the old installation method, with threaded rings. New[…]
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