biofouling News

  • Prevent Biofouling and Reduce Fuel Costs in Sea Chests, Hulls and Cooling Basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Prevent biofouling and reduce fuel costs in sea chests, hulls and cooling basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • LG Sonic received award for biofouling prevention project with the Royal Dutch Navy

    Yesterday, LG Sonic received an award for a project with the Royal Dutch Navy to apply ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results that a ship can consume up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produce 40% more CO2 emissions. The P.J.S de Jong Innovation award, organized by TNO, Organisation of ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Containerised Electrochlorination Systems for Nuclear Submarine Dosing - Biofouling & Microbial Influenced Corrosion Control

    WES were approached by the Royal Navy 18 months ago to manufacture an experimental dosing system for injecting Sodium Hypochlorite into submarine cooling water intakes for control of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in the copper alloy heat exchanger systems. Working closely with the Royal Navy engineers, a trial unit was designed, manufactured and ...


    By WES Ltd / Weschem Ltd

  • The Royal Dutch Navy starts project with environmentally friendly solution to prevent biofouling on ships

    Today the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic has received an official order from the Royal Dutch Navy to apply their ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Before the end of 2016 multiple ultrasonic antifouling systems will be installed on a 130-meter long marine vessel. Biofouling growth increases the drag on ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Pulse-Chlorination®-technology helps Abu Dhabi Gas to mitigate mussels and oysters from cooling water systems

    The presence of mussels and oysters in industrial cooling systems can lead to serious operational problems with major economic consequences. Despite application of fouling control measures, Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) experienced such biofouling. Sweco assisted ADGAS to solve their problems in an efficient and sustainable way. We use the innovative Pulse-Chlorination® ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Visit LG Sonic at IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be attended by water and environmental professionals from over 100 countries. The congress and exhibition will offer new insights in scientific and technological innovations in the water management sector. IWA ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Water Treatment Technology Conference in Alexandria, Egypt

    Kurita participates to the 32nd Annual Water Treatment Technology Conference hosted from the Abu Qir Fertilizers company. The event will be held in the period of 19-21 September 2017 in the FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, Alexandria at San Stefano, Egypt. Listen to our lectures about “Biofouling removal & prevention in membrane” and “Membrane technology” on Wednesday 20th. We are ...


    By Kurita

  • WEFTEC 2016 – Meet LG Sonic at booth 1801

    From September 26-28, LG Sonic will attend WEFTEC New Orleans, world’s largest water quality exhibition, to show their latest innovation to monitor and control toxic algal blooms in lakes and reservoirs. LG Sonic’s booth is located in the Netherlands Pavilion (1801). Ultrasonic algae control LG Sonic products provide an environmentally friendly ...


    By LG Sonic

  • AquaLuxus WC Selected as a Featured Technology in Advances In Groundwater Science and Practice at the Groundwater Expo

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. is pleased to announce that its premier water product, AquaLuxus WC, has been selected as a featured technology in this year's "Advances in Groundwater Science and Practice," at the Groundwater Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Every year at the National Ground Water Association's Groundwater Expo, the latest groundwater technologies are presented and featured. The ...

  • MIOX cooling tower disinfection boosts power plant production

    Officals at MIOX Corp., the technology leader in on-site chemical generation, announced today that a unique bio-control approach developed by exclusive distributor New Technology Systems Inc. (NTS) has not only achieved significant savings compared to bulk hypochlorite usage, but also increased the production output by more than 7%, or 40MW at one of Puerto Rico’s main suppliers of energy, ...

  • Waterwell microbiology issues subject of NGWA Webinar series

    As part of the 2009 Webinar series offered by the National Ground Water Association, Smith-Comeskey's Ground Water Science Ltd.'s Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, will conduct three independent, yet related, hour-long presentations on 'Ground Water and Well Microbiology: Water Well Microbiology Issues.'The first presentation, May 6, 2009, is a brief primer on naturally occurring microorganisms in ground ...

  • Euromed 2017

    We are pleased to invite you to “EuroMed 2017, Desalination for Clean Water and Energy: Cooperation around the World” Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel on 9th – 12th of May. Dave Johnson, Technical and Marketing Director of Kurita Middle East FZE, will give a presentation about “Kuriverter IK 110 – ...


    By Kurita

  • Low toxic and environmentally friendly antifouling coatings

    IK4-Cidetec takes part in the European Project BYEFOULING focused on high volume production of low toxic and environmentally friendly antifouling coatings for mobile and stationary maritime applications. The technology will fulfill the coating requirements as a result of the incorporation of novel antifouling agents and a new set of binders into coating formulations for maritime transportation ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.`s AquaLuxus(TM) Well Clean Proves Highly Effective in Ground Water Well Field Studies

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to report that the Company has received the preliminary findings of Field Studies on the effectiveness of AquaLuxus? WC for groundwater wells. Planet's distributor, Timberline Assets, Ltd., launched an investigation in August 2011, including independent lab and field testing, to determine the effectiveness of using AquaLuxus WC for ...

  • BWA Water Additives to Speak at the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) 2010 Annual Convention and Exposition on October 23

    ATLANTA - BWA Water Additives today announced that it has been invited to give a technical presentation on “New Non-Oxidizing Biocide Options for Biofouling Control” at the Annual Convention and Exposition of the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada on October 23, 2010. The convention will highlight the latest advancements in ...


    By BWA Water Additives

  • Grundfos acquires technology-leader in water disinfection

    Italian company ISIA, a leading expert within water disinfection, is now part of Grundfos. Disinfection is a business where Grundfos has been present for years. As an element in strengthening this position, ISIA and Grundfos has been partners for some time - and now this ends up with Grundfos acquiring ISIA. ISIA will continue to serve their present markets – mainly Middle East - ...


    By Grundfos

  • Dissolved Oxygen - the discussion moves on

    The re-emergence of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors around 6-7 years ago generated a lively and interesting discussion which revolved around the relative merits of Optical and Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen sensors. We understand that opinions will differ, so in order to accommodate our customers preferences we are pleased to offer our OxyTechw² sensor in both 'Galvanic' and 'Optical' versions. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Zoology, ecology and botany 2008 impact factors

    Oceanography and Marine Biology retained top position in Oceanography and is second ranked in Marine & Freshwater Biology. Biofouling, following a 36% increase to 3.707, occupies 3rd place in the same category. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences rises to 7/155 in Plant Sciences with an Impact Factor of 6.206.Other T&F journals saw robust improvement in the latest Journal Citation ...


    By Taylor & Francis Group

  • Electrified nanostructure high-speed filter

    Stanford researchers have developed a water-purifying filter that makes the process more than 80,000 times faster than existing filters. The key is coating the filter fabric (ordinary cotton) with nanotubes and silver nanowires and then electrifying it. The filter uses very little power, has no moving parts and could be used throughout the developing world. By dipping plain cotton cloth in a ...


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