3D-rendered graphic of Jotun's HullSkater robot
3D-rendered graphic of Jotun's HullSkater robot


  • Several vessels at sea

    Challenging operations affect efficiency

    Many vessels spend time in challenging and complex environments, or are deployed in difficult operational profiles, where hull fouling can have a marked impact on efficiency and raise fuel costs.

    A ship hull with seaweed

    Environmental challenges in the shipping industry

    For centuries, shipowners have fought a battle with nature in attempting to keep their ships clear of seaweed and animal growth. Today, preventing biofouling is not only about protecting ships against hull damage or loss of earning capacity due to weight and reduced speed.

    vessel above water with HullSkater

    Jotun introduces proactive cleaning

    Most shipowners and operators accept that anti-fouling coatings and operational measures combine to affect efficiency and they will make choices mostly based on their own experience of different products.

    A ship hull above water

    Jotun Hull Skating Solutions: How does it work?

    Jotun Hull Skating Solutions constitute a groundbreaking approach to in-service hull performance. This is how it works.

    Ocean waves

    Benefits of Jotun Hull Skating Solutions

    Jotun Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) provides market leading hull performance by combining advanced coating systems with proactive, efficient, safe and environmentally friendly inspections and cleaning.

    Jotun's Hullskater robot

    Meet the HullSkater

    Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions provides the industry with a highly professional and revolutionary inspection and proactive hull cleaning technology. A primary component is the onboard Jotun HullSkater technology.

  • A partner's perspective: Kongsberg Maritime

    Viewpoint by Egil Haugsdal, President Kongsberg Maritime, one of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced electronics to the shipping industry.

    A partner's perspective: Wallenius Wilhelmsen

    Viewpoint by Geir Fagerheim, Head of Marine Operations at the global shipping and logistics company Wallenius Wilhelmsen.

    A partner's perspective: Semcon

    Viewpoint by Hans Peter Havdal, General Manager (Norway) at Semcon, the Swedish multinational technology company specialising in industrial engineering and product development.

    A partner's perspective: Telenor

    Viewpoint by Key account manager Espen Myhre and Bjørn Kristiansen, Internet of Things partner manager at Telenor Group, a leading telecommunications operator and global digital services provider.

    A partner's perspective: DNV

    Viewpoint by Head of maritime technical advisory and project sponsor Ellen Olsvik and Sarath Raj, principal consultant and project manager at DNV, a global quality assurance and risk management company serving the maritime industry.

  • Jotun Hull Skating Solutions

    Jotun HullSkater, one of the core elements of the Hull Skating Solutions

    Hull Skating Solutions: How does it work?

    The HullSkater

    Hull Skating Solutions launch event

    ISO 19030

    Speed deviation

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