Repelling trouble - Propelling fuel & emission savings

Selektope repels barnacles on any vessel, in any ocean, at any time

Home / On ships

Selektope® powers up the performance of any antifouling system

Selektope®-including antifouling coating will effectively keep the ship hull free from barnacles. It gives the best possible protection even at idle in biofouling hot spots 

A sustainable solution

Effective during the hardest conditions

Selektope® prohibits barnacle settlement regardless of vessel activity or area of operation. It's applied to a large number of newbuilds to secure best possible coating condition at delivery and service. It also protects vessels under 60 month service intervals.

Barnacles ship
container ship

Reduces fuel consumption and improves hull performance

If barnacle fouling attach to the ship hull, even at lower surface coverages, it causes significant frictional resistance (hydrodynamic drag).

By keeping the ship hull free from barnacles, Selektope® reduces frictional resistance between the ship hull and water, which generates significant savings of both time and costs.

PRODUCTS POWERED BY

Selektope is a sustainable biocide, effective in paints and coatings in ultra-low

Industry decarbonisation goals

The global carbon dioxide emission debate is a hot topic.

For the shipping industry - targets are set high.

The IMO Green House Gas Strategy, adopted in 2018, sets ambitious targets to halve total GHG emission from ships by 2050, compared to 2008, and to reduce carbon intensity of international shipping by 40% by 2030 compared to 2008.

Latest News & Blog
21 maj 2021 Niche Areas

The True Effects of Niche Area Fouling (& How to Solve Them)

The True Effects of Niche Area Fouling (& How to Solve Them) In our latest research-led blog, w...
21 maj 2021 insights

2020 and Beyond: Supporting the shipping industry in a year of crisis

2020 and beyond: Supporting the shipping industry in a year of crisis The impact of 2020 on the mari...
12 maj 2021 News

I-Tech recruits new Formulation Engineer

I-Tech expands the team with a new Formulation Engineer strengthening R&D from April 2021. ...
22 jan 2021 Niche Areas

Biofouling & Niche Areas: Managing an Expanding Issue

Marine biofouling build-up on ship hulls and submerged niche areas may also be out of sight and out ...
Newsletter

Sign up to get latest Selektope® news and updates directly to your inbox.

Paint manufacturers

For paint manufacturers

Push the boundaries of coating innovation.

Ship managers

For ship owners & shipyards

Unlock the benefits.