GAC: Intense competition on hull cleaning

The ban on using certain chemicals in hull coatings has increased the number of companies offering hull cleaning around the world. Intense competition, GAC EnvironHull CEO tells ShippingWatch.

Photo: GAC HullWiper

Several companies have entered the hull cleaning business in recent years with advanced underwater systems for cleaning shipowners' vessels. Last fall, Thomas Dyrbye entered the business with company C-leanship, which is currently testing its two-ton machine in the Port of Singapore. There is fierce competition in the field, according to Simon Doran (photo), executive director of another player in the industry, GAC EnvironHull.

This development took off especially after 2008 brought a ban on organotins (organic tin compounds) in hull coating:

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