Journal of Ship Hull Performance, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, August 201225/08/2012
• The August 2012 issue of the Journal of Ship Hull Performance includes Hydrex White Paper No. 11 which opens the door to a ten year drydocking interval, at least from the hull protection and biofouling control point of view.
• This issue of the Journal also includes excerpts from a thesis by Capt. Charles Assifuah on the subject of Ecospeed, and its value to merchant shipping as the ideal underwater hull coating system.
• The introduction to the soon-to-be-released Surface Treated Coatings White Book is publised in full in this issue of the Journal. Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol. 2, Iss. 2, April 201218/04/2012
• The April 2012 Journal of Ship Hull Performance covers two main topics of immediate relevance to saving fuel through hull and propeller protection and maintenance.
• Hydrex White Paper No 9 covers hull coating degradation, its causes, its effects on fuel consumption and how to eliminate it.
• Hydrex White Paper No 10 provides a better alternative to keeping a ship's propeller smooth and clean and saving 5-15% on fuel costs.
• The Journal includes some impressive and highly relevant facts and figures from GST2012, announces a new research project launched by Hydrex, and covers upcoming events of interest. Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 2, Iss. 1, January 201223/01/2012
• The January 2012 issue of the Journal of Ship Hull Performance is all about hull-borne aquatic invasive species.
• Hydrex White Paper No. 8 is a complete overview of the subject and provides an alternative approach to dealing with this increasingly hot topic.
• The issue includes articles and papers from leading scientists in Australia, New Zealand, California, the IMO guidelines for preventing the spread of hull-borne invasive species, and a highly practical view presented in an interview with Boud Van Rompay. Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 1, Iss. 4, October 201124/10/2011
• Hydrex White Paper No 7 "Is the Writing on the Wall for Copper-based Antifouling Paint?"
• Tributyltin pollution on a global scale. Excerpts from a report commissioned by the WWF, written by Dr. Simon Bray and edited by Dr. Bill Langston of the Marine Biological Association.
• Dr. Geoffrey Swain and his Team at the Center for Corrosion and Biofouling: Advancing Research and Knowledge of Hull Corrosion and Biofouling Control including two full papers.
• An interview with Howard Jess, Paint Inspector. Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 1, Iss. 3, July 201130/07/2011
• Hydrex White Paper 5, Underwater Ship Hull Cleaning: Cost-effective, Non-toxic Fouling Control
• Hydrex White Paper 6, Rudder Cavitation Damage Solved
• Dan Rittschof, Marine Fouling and the Environment
• Daniel Rittschof et al. Compounds from Silicones Alter Enzyme Activity in Curing Barnable Glue and Model Enzymes Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 1. Iss. 2, April 201129/04/2011
Clean Ship Hulls and Ports - Without Compromise
Best approach to safeguarding of the marine environment through correct hull protection and maintenance.
• Ship Hull Coating Systems Simplified
How to choose the right ship hull coating system, from an economic and environmental perspective - an executive manual.
• Michael P. Schultz on the economic impact of fouling on a naval surface ship.
• Maxim Candries on greener coatings for cleaner ships.
• Interview with Gunnar Ackx
An interview on ship hull coatings with Gunnar Ackx, specialist coatings inspector and consultant. Download
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 1 Iss. 1, January 201130/12/2010
Journal of Ship Hull Performance Vol 1 Iss. 1
A New Quarterly Journal from Hydrex
• Ship Hull Performancein the Post-TBT Era
how to save money while improving hull performance and dramatically reducing environmental impact
• The Slime Factor
Shipwoners/operators can gain enormous savings through advanced underwater hull maintenance technology
• Interview with Boud Van Rompay
Practical aspects of hull performance monitoring and maintenance Download