Underwater Hull Cleaning & Propeller Polishing

The purpose of underwater hull cleaning and propeller polishing is to remove biological roughness or fouling. 

A build-up of marine fouling can lead to increased drag, resulting in a detrimental impact on a vessel’s hydrodynamic performance and hence the relationship between speed, power performance and fuel consumption.  Fouling, particularly in the case of a prolific build-up of hard or shell fouling like barnacles or tubeworm, can cause turbulence, cavitation and noise, frequently affecting the performance of sonars, speed logs and other hull mounted sensors.

Proper cleaning removes all traces of fouling and does not remove or damage the coating or cause any increased surface roughness.

In economic terms, high return of a relatively cheap investment can be obtained by propeller polishing. Propeller polishing will not only save fuel but also a well-cleaned propeller gains speed.

Underwater maintenance and inspections. Hull cleaning, propeller polishing, anode installation, clearing of blockages and much more.

Commercial Diving Services

Hull cleaning

Proper cleaning removes all traces of fouling and does not remove or damage the coating or cause any increased surface roughness. Underwater cleaning is performed manual by a diver with brushes and specific tools.

Underwater Repairs

Small repairs can sometimes be done underwater, it’s quick and avoids the need to go to dry dock. Anode installation, clearing of blockages and much more. Request an inspection to analyze the problem and get a quote.

Propeller Polishing

The best efficiency on your fuel investments. Therefore a well maintained polished propeller is a cost and time effective asset for a vessel, a low investment with high return.

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