Installation video HDS40 on sea-chest HAM 317

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 some sea-chests. In the videos we still show the old installation method, with threaded rings.              […]

Fourth round of testing on OSV Sjoborg

Skansi Skansi is a shipping company very keen on innovation and experimentation. Shipsonic has installed various systems for box cooler protection on 2 of their off-shore vessels, the Saeborg and the Sjoborg. First round of trials We started in 2016 installing a number of HDS (Heavy Duty) systems to protect the sea chests and -indirectly-[…]

Pilot boat Nisr (Kuwait) equipped with Shipsonic ultrasonic anti-fouling system

Big fouling problems The SL Nisr (Smit Lamnalco) operates in the Persian Gulf, known for its relative severe marine fouling. The LS Nisr is not equipped with a box cooler, but has 2 small inlet chambers, protected with a grate, that lead to 2 strainers which strain the seawater before reaching the plate coolers.  […]

Shipsonic installs another heavy duty anti-fouling system on a SmitLamnalco vessel

                The vessel Shipsonic just finished the hand-over of another heavy duty ultrasonic anti-fouling system for use on a SmitLamnalco vessel. This time it concerns the tug Madagascar, operating in the Persian Gulf, and based in the United Arab Emirates. The system The system installed is a HDS80,[…]

Blokland Non Ferro joins Shipsonic research program

A box-cooler overgrown with blue mussel (photo Naustor Technology AS https://www.naustor.com/)   Box-cooler specialist Blokland joins Shipsonic research project   We are happy to announce that Blokland Non Ferro has joined our ultrasonic anti-fouling for box-coolers research project. Blokland is, worldwide, a major player in maritime cooling technology. Challenge For this project, they will make[…]

Waterproof transducer with stainless steel installation bracket

Waterproof transducers inside the sea chest

Conventional installation Normally, transducers are dry-mounted on the inside of the vessel on the sea-chest to avoid fouling. To protect box-coolers, transducers are installed on top, that is on the water-covers of the box-cooler, and around it on the sea-chest walls. Objective is to protect the pipe bundle of the box-cooler. Installing on the water-cover[…]

Platform Supply Vessel Bourbon Front

Bourbon Front

            Installation The Bourbon Front is a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV). The ultrasonic anti-fouling system installed comprises 8 transducers. They are installed on the sea-chests. The installation dates from November 2014. It concerns transducers of 50 Watt, still installed using metal threaded rings. Other Bourbon installation Shipsonic has installed 2[…]

First installation with different transducers on 1 sea-chest; Beyond

System with 50 Watt and 100 Watt transducers   The Beyond is a bunker tanker operating from Singapore. An HDS40 was installed, but with 2 sets of different transducers. We installed 2 transducers of 50 Watt and 2 transducers of 100 Watt. The transducers were installed on the sea-chests.     Advantages of different transducers[…]

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