Portico and Portsmouth International Port are partnering with award-winning firm ECOsubsea, to provide a comprehensive in-house hull cleaning service. ECOsubsea offer the latest, revolutionary cleaning technology that goes above and beyond global environmental standards.
Hull cleaning not only makes vessels more efficient, but can reduce their carbon footprint by minimising levels of air pollution up to 15%. This new service at Portsmouth will add value to both new and existing customers, allowing ships to be cleaned in the port, removing the need for frequent dry docks.
This innovative technology uses cameras and machinery to clean the hull underwater, and can be completed in 6-12 hours depending on the size of the vessel.
The terminal’s location in Portsmouth already positions Portico in cleaner water, which is an advantage to ECOsubsea’s technology. The service also provides full collection of the fouling debris released under water and continuous filtration processing and waste handling.
This new service convenient option for regular visitors to the terminal, and is also beneficial for any ships moored nearby who want to call by for a maintenance clean.
You can find out more about ECOsubsea and the service they offer here.