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[…]
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-[…]
Box-cooler protection Blokland-Shipsonic have installed their first ultrasonic anti-fouling system. The system is developed specifically for the protection of box-coolers. The installation was carried out by a Blokland engineer. The ship where it was installed is the Fides. The Fides is active in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp (ARA) region. It is a container vessel owned[…]
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. […]
Ridas Yachts from Estonia is building a new 115 feet ketch, called Zaca. They will install a Shipsonic HDS40-100. This is a system with 4 transducers of 100 Watt each. The system will be used to protect the hull against fouling.
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, the[…]
Client installation The Saffier was equipped with an HDS40-100. That is 4 x 100 Watt transducers. Maintenance staff made use of regular maintenance -and cleaning- of the box coolers to install the ultrasonic anti-fouling system. Clean start After all, an ultrasonic anti-fouling system requires that the box coolers[…]
The vessel The Fangst is a 14 meter Norwegian fishing boat. It is active in the North Sea and the Barents Sea. The ultrasonic system The Fangst has been equipped with 2 control-units HDS20. That makes 4 transducers all together. The transducers are evenly spread, glued[…]