TITLE

Bio-fouling risks soon to impact on hull maintenance

AUTHOR(S)
Laursen, Wendy
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Dec2009, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the bio-fouling guidelines under development by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). These are focused on hull cleaning and associated record keeping that will affect work boats and cargo carrying fleet. The guidelines promote the formation of a bio-fouling management system covering ships' hulls and associated niche areas. These are also expected to pursue increased frequency and duration of dry-docking and in-water cleaning.
ACCESSION #
47917368

 

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