Five bladed bow thrust propeller was found fouled with barnacles and slime with heavy density and covering approx. 90% to 100% of the area of the thruster which was then cleaned and polished using 3m diamond disc pads. Thruster gratings were found fouled 80% with barnacles as well which were then cleaned.
UNDERWATER INSPECTION REPORT
CASE STUDY DESCRIPTION
Underwater bow thrust propeller cleaning and polishing, photos before and after the operations.