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GloFouling Webinar Series

Maintaining a clean hull: the environmental and economic footprint of ship hull fouling and hull maintenance

Date: 

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Webinar closed, recording available here

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Summary: 

Chalmers University of Technology, together with SSPA Sweden AB and Gothenburg University, conducted cross-disciplinary research on a novel interactive tool, HullMASTER – Hull MAintenance STrategies for Emission Reduction, which enables shipowners, technical management, and maritime or environmental authorities to make evidence-based decisions on ship hull maintenance.

presented by: 

Dinis Reis Oliveira, Postdoc researcher, Chalmers University of Technology

Dr. Dinis Reis Oliveira is a postdoc researcher at Chalmers’ Maritime Environmental Sciences working with energy efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of shipping through improved maintenance of underwater surfaces of merchant ships. He has a background in Bioengineering (University of Porto, Portugal) and PhD in Shipping and Marine Technology – Marine Environment (Chalmers University of Technology).