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Ecospeed coating proves performance 8 years after application

Ecospeed hull coating has shown good results onboard the logistics and scientific research vessel, the Ernest Shackleton.

  • Coating was applied in 2009 and during drydocking last month the hull was found to be in very good condition with less surface area repair needed that expected.
  • Despite the vessel sailing in waters with heavy Antarctic ice, only a touch up of the bow and rudder areas were needed in 2015.
  • Following the success of the coating on the Ernest Shackleton, Ecospeed will be applied to the hull of the polar research vessel, Sir David Attenborough.

Read more on the press release.


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