Many of the customers in the maritime industry are confused by the various promises from their suppliers regarding potential fuel savings. AkzoNobel is committed to deliver transparency and choice in hull coating selection and performance.
AkzoNobel has played an influential role in the development of all parts of the new ISO 19030 standard which was launched in November 2016. In particular ISO 19030 Part 3 that is founded on a tiered system of potential methods for monitoring hull performance, including noon report data collection.
The ISO 19030 standard consolidates the latest academic and industry knowledge regarding a standardised method to measure the performance of a vessel through the water. As a global standard, ship owners and other interested stakeholders can now apply this for measuring hull performance of their vessels.
Intertrac Vision, AkzoNobel’s patented big data consultancy tool, the only system in the industry that predicts performance, is also ISO 19030 compliant. By applying the new ISO-standard you are guaranteed to receive an objective assessment of the incremental benefits of the various antifouling coatings technologies in the industry together with how much emission savings and carbon credits can be generated.