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Ship Hull Cleaning Pumps

Industrial Duty Pumps & Accessories for Ship Hull Cleaning Applications



The purpose of ship hull cleaning is to remove biological roughness or fouling. A build-up of marine fouling leads to increased drag which will have a detrimental impact on a ship's performance, resulting in increased fuel consumption. On top of increased fuel cost, the build-up of barnacles or tubeworms, can cause turbulence, cavitation, and noise, frequently affecting the performance of sonars, speed logs, and other hull-mounted sensors.

Proper cleaning removes all traces of fouling and does not remove or damage the coating or cause any increased surface roughness. Ship hull cleaning can be done during dry dock, or through an underwater cleaning performed by a diver or by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV).

The high-pressure water quickly and effectively removes the buildup keeping service time low.  Ship hull cleaning is needed around the globe. A dependable pump with long life is required, and Cat Pumps are the pump of choice for ship hull cleaning. Cat Pumps has distributors in almost every country on the planet, so no matter where the system is the pump can be easily serviced.

With field-proven dependability in applications around the globe, Cat Pumps provides the best products for Ship Hull Cleaning systems.