biofouling

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biofouling

(bī′ō-fou′lĭng)
n.
The impairment or degradation of something, such as a ship's hull or mechanical equipment, as a result of the growth or activity of living organisms.

bi′o·foul′er n.
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Anti-fouling coatings accounted for more than 40 percent of the overall market size in 2017.
Article 1 ratifies the Sultanate of Oman's joining the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships 2001 in accordance with the version attached to this Decree.
The AFS Convention prohibits the use of harmful substances and compounds in anti-fouling paints used on ships.
Micron Extra 3 is a premium, high-performing, anti-fouling paint suitable for power and sailing boats in both salt and fresh water.
Muscat: Almouj Marina announced the success of a month-long experiment to create environment-friendly and technologically enhanced anti-fouling coating for vessels and other submerged structures.
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[USPRwire, Fri Dec 12 2014] Marine Coatings Market by Type (Anti-corrosive, Anti-fouling, and Others) and Based on Chemistry (Epoxy, Polyurethane, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019
Haya said that the September through December programmes comprise the following training courses: Statistical Analysis (Beginners) Accountancy Errors and Techniques of Discovering errors, Introduction to Medical Statistics (SPSS), report writing techniques (in English), Judicial Control and Minutes of Investigation Writing, Marketing Skills and Effective Salesmanship, Bio-fouling and Anti-fouling, Customer Service, Legal Aspects in Human Resources, Eloquence Skills, Curriculum Development for Teaching Institutes, Finance for Non-Finance, Risk Management, Excel Spreadsheets etc.
Hashim Hasnain highlighted how the world developed anti-fouling system that was defined as a coating paint surface treatment or a device used on a ship to control or prevent attachment of unwanted organisms.
Services include full yacht painting, anti-fouling, varnish, carpentry, &marine store.
CATHELCO has won an order to supply a seawater pipework anti-fouling system for a new FPSO which will be operated in the Cendor offshore oil field by Petrofac Malaysia.
Cathelco supplies anti-fouling electrolysis tank systems to protect seawater inlets and pipework in offshore oil applications against blockages caused by barnacles and mussels.