Franmarine is uniquely placed to support both the operational and legislative objectives of the international commercial shipping industry when it comes to marine biosecurity and biofouling management.
The potential for non-indigenous invasive marine species (IMS) to be transferred via vessels biofouling is recognised by many international organisations including the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Best practice vessel management for marine biofouling not only prevents the introduction and spread of IMS but also provides economic and performance benefits including lower fuel consumption, increased responsiveness and speed, and reduced costs for maintenance and emergency responses to preventable marine biosecurity and biofouling events.
Franmarine has introduced the latest technologies to offer fleet wide reactive and proactive solutions to the challenges associated with biofouling management. Our technologically advanced biofouling management services include but are not limited to;
- Biofouling Management Plan Development
- Biofouling Management Plan Maintenance
- Regulatory Compliance Support
- Biofouling Inspections
- In Water Hull & Niche Area Cleaning