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Recommendable Underwater hull cleaning and schedule Plan

Recommendable Underwater hull cleaning and schedule Plan


• UW FULL CLEANING: The term full cleaning refers to the removal of fouling from the entire underwater hull
shell plates structure, additional areas, including propeller and shafts, overboard valves • INTERIM UW CLEANING: The term interim cleaning refers to the removal of fouling from propeller, shafts,
and rudders. Cleaning of other submerged ship systems may occur during this
gap . Interim cleanings are planned scheduled for all vessel between regular full cleanings to take advantage of
fuel savings, Possible average of 50% represent fuel savings benefit of cleaning an entire hull due the cleaning of propeller blades,
• PARTIAL UW CLEANING – The term partial cleaning means to any cleaning where only specific areas of
the ship vertical sides, rudders, sonar, bilge keels