Interview with Guido Bardelli, founder at WhaleWashing

What is WhaleWashing, what is a car wash for ships? WhaleWashing is a straightforward concept, a machine for cleaning the boat hull quickly and cheaply and in an entirely ecological way. It operates directly in the water thanks to a new and innovative technology that uses only sea water to wash the hull from fouling [...]

By | 2019-01-15T13:19:13+01:00 July 18th, 2018|News|

WhaleWashing signs a Pilot with the Port of Rotterdam

Today Stefano Peruzzi and Paul Smits signed an agreement for a Pilot Project to make the Port of Rotterdam the first port in the world hosting the new and innovative WhaleWashing technology. The Port of Rotterdam Authority will give full support and co-operation to find a perfect location where to operate the cleaning machine and [...]

By | 2018-07-17T12:44:02+01:00 June 14th, 2018|News|

German shipowner signs the first LOI

Today the first shipowner (undisclosed) signed the First Letter of Intent for the WhaleWashing hull cleaning service. The company declares that intends to clean its fleet in the new WhaleWashing facility when it will be available in Rotterdam. WhaleWashing will offer a special launching offer to all shipowners signing a "Draft Contract / Letter [...]

By | 2018-07-17T12:45:54+01:00 June 11th, 2018|News|

The City of Rotterdam signs a Letter of Support

Today the City of Rotterdam Municipality signed a letter of support to WhaleWashing. The City of Rotterdam recognizes the innovation of the WhaleWashing technology and its contribution in the reduction at a global scale of the carbon emissions. The reduction of emissions is a direct interest of the City and the Port of Rotterdam that [...]

By | 2018-07-17T12:48:48+01:00 May 22nd, 2018|News|

WhaleWashing passed PortXL selection

WhaleWashing successfully passed the yearly selection to enter the PortXL program in 2018. PortXL is the First World Port Accelerator, present in Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Singapore. From September 2017 to January 2018, the acceleration program scouted one-thousand start-ups and scale-ups relevant for the sector. The search is global in order to get the best companies [...]

By | 2018-11-24T17:06:08+01:00 February 14th, 2018|News|