LSC Keeps Dutch Patrol Boats Clear

Sonihull, the world’s leading ultrasonic anti-fouling system, has been installed by Lamers System Care on a series of Dutch Patrol Boats to cure persistent bio-fouling problems in the RWS fleet’s cooling pipework To cure a recurring problem of marine bio-fouling, the Department of Waterways and Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat, or RWS) in the Netherlands, has fitted…

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Tug Boat Install – Fast Turnaround

Low power consumption makes for fast mothballing and reactivation Typical results after twelve months service in a box cooler installation are shown below. Photographed from the bottom of the sea chest looking upwards, the red surfaces visible are the sides and top of the sea-chest with the seawater inlet grate visible to the right. All…

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High Speed Coastguard Duties

Along with performance and maneuverability, one of the key factors affecting the choice of a vessel’s main propulsion is lifetime maintenance costs. The target markets for most waterjet installations tend to be high performance defence and patrol applications or time-critical transportation. In these sectors reducing downtime and increasing MTBO (mean time between overhauls) is crucial…

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