Biofouling Solutions Image Gallery

A collection of images taken during Biofouling Solutions field work

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A seismic survey vessel in dry-dock for IMS inspections - Gibralta, United Kingdom

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A DP Pipelay Vessel in dry-dock for IMS inspections - Floro, Norway

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A Pipelay Construction Vessel in dry-dock for IMS inspections - Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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A seismic survey vessel in dry-dock for IMS inspections - Cape Town, South Africa

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A jack-up Vessel in Yeosu, South Korea for IMS inspections

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A crane barge in dry-dock during IMS inspections - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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A view of a Pipelay Vessel's stinger

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Three vessels lined up on a floating dry-dock in Sinagpore

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A pipelay vessel prior to entry into dry-dock in Sicily, Italy

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Patrick Lewis inspecting a vessel in dry-dock in Singapore

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Rene Reinfrank underneath the hull of a vessel in dry-dock, Naantali, Finland

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Ashley Coutts with Shipyard Supervisors in dry-dock in Singapore.

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Propeller boss with large barnacle (Megabalanus spp.) fouling

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A construction pipelay vessel entering dry-dock in Rotterdam, The Netherlands for wetside quarantine treatment and inspections.

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Commercial diver undertaking an in-water vessel IMS inspection

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Shipyard workers high pressure washing a vessel in dry-dock.

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A pipelay vessel entering dry-dock in Sicily, Italy

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The view from the bridge of a pipelay vessel dry-docked in Sicily, Italy

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A Motor Split Hopper Vessel undergoing wetside quarantine management in dry-dock, Singapore

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Ashley Coutts inspecting a drained and cleaned ballast tank of a RoRo Cruise Ship in dry-dock.

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Commercial diver undertaking an in-water vessel IMS using surface supply with communications and CCTV camera

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A rig in Singapore

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Ashley Coutts inspecting a low suction sea chest of a RoRo Cruise Ship in dry-dock.

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Hard working shipyard employees during a vessel dry-docking in Shanghai, China

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Perna viridis (Asian green mussel) surrounded by anemonies

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Shipyard Supervisors during a vessel dry-docking in Shanghai, China

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The view from the bridge of a chemical tanker dry-docked in Shanghai, China

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Commercial diver on surface supply

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A chemical tanker dry-docked in Shanghai, China

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A Fifth Generation Drillship undergoing in water cleaning and IMS inspections

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Nick Gust inspecting the heavy tertiary biofouling on an MODU.

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A RoRo Cruise Ship dry-docked in Naantali, Finland

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Nick Gust detects Perna viridis (Asian green mussel) among the heavy tertiary biofouling on an MODU.

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A multi-purpose self-elevating lift boat during cleaning treatments and IMS inspections

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Box coolers inside a sea chest, covered with heavy tertiary biofouling.

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An FPSO dry-docked for IMS inspections in Singapore

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The pipework of a vessel's air-conditioning seawater cooling line. The pipe was contaminated with the IMS Perna viridis (Asian green mussel) and heavy barnacle growth.

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A crab species found among the heavy tertiary biofouling on a vessel in dry-dock

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The view of an anchorage in Singapore, taken from the bridge of a chemical tanker.

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The external hull and niche areas of a vessel in dry-dock infested with the IMS Perna viridis (Asian green mussel).

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Rene Reinfrank underneath the hull of a vessel in dry-dock, Naantali, Finland

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Heavy tertiary biofouling on the spud can of a jack-up vessel in dry-dock.

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A seawater intake pipe infested with Perna canaliculus (New Zealand green mussel)

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Patrick Lewis inspecting the tunnel thruster grating of a vessel in dry-dock

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Cleaning the aft azimuth thrusters of a vessel in dry-dock

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Lepas anatifera (goose-neck barnacle)

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Tunnel thruster grating covered in tertiary biofouling

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Ashley Coutts and the Master Tech Diving Services Team. They've just finished a vessel's in-water IMS inspection. Image compliments of Master Tech Diving Services.

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A marine scientist undertaking an in-water IMS inspection.

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Mytilus galloprovincialis (blue mussel) byssal threads. Mussels use these to attach themselves to surfaces. These are all that's remaining of these mussels after undergoing chemical descaler treatment.

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Vessels. Barrow Island, Western Australia

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Inspection location in North West Australia

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The compound ascidian, Botrylloides sp. smothering mussels

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An AHT retrieving its anchor.

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A vessel in dry-dock. Fresh coat of antifouling complete

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Rene Reinfrank and the Master Tech Diving Services Team. They've just finished a vessel's in-water clean and IMS inspection. Image compliments of Master Tech Diving Services.

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An AHT on a floating dry-dock

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The bulbous bow and port vertical side of a vessel in dry-dock. The existing paint about to be re-coated with fresh antifouling paint

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Rene Reinfrank during the IMS inspection of an FPSO in a Singaporean dry-dock.

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A Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) on the back of a heavy lift vessel

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A polychaete found during a dry-dock inspection

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Coral found attached to a vessel in dry-dock

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Perna viridis (Asian green mussel), a frequently encountered IMS.

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Removed tertiary biofouling collected on the dock floor. The epoxy based paint releases the biofouling when scraped or high pressure washed

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The internal tubes viewed from the basal plate of an Tetraclitella species of barnacle. These internal tubes inside the four wall plates are a distinctive characteristic for this genus.

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A Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) on the back of a heavy lift vessel

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A crab species found among the heavy tertiary biofouling on a vessel in dry-dock

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Nick Gust inspecting the keel cooling system of a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU). The vessel was covered in heavy tertiary biofouling

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In water cleaning the vertical plating of a vessel using a brush cart system. Image compliments of Master Tech Diving Services.

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