World Ocean Day 2023
On this World Ocean Day, we, at Sonihull, proudly reaffirm our commitment to preserving our ocean’s remarkable beauty and diversity. The maritime industry plays a pivotal role in the global economy, yet it carries an immense responsibility to safeguard and protect the delicate balance of our marine environments. The urgency of some of our environmental challenges demands swift action and collective responsibility. Inaction and slow progress risk irreversible damage to the delicate balance of our ocean.
Preserving Ocean Health:
As we celebrate World Ocean Day, it is crucial for shipowners and operators to recognise their role in preserving ocean health. The consequences of inaction are stark, and we must act together to protect and restore the delicate balance of our marine ecosystems. Sonihull’s ultrasonic antifouling technology not only meets stringent environmental regulations but also improves fuel efficiency. By preventing the accumulation of marine organisms, vessels experience reduced drag, leading to significant fuel savings and lower greenhouse gas emissions. This win-win scenario aligns business objectives with sustainability goals, ensuring a healthier future for our ocean.
Addressing the environmental challenges confronting the marine industry requires collective efforts and collaboration. Sonihull actively engages with industry partners, environmental organisations, and regulatory bodies to drive sustainable practices forward. By fostering these partnerships, we aim to foster innovation, share knowledge, and advocate for policy changes that prioritise the protection and preservation of our ocean. Together, we can steer the marine industry towards a sustainable future.
Our Commitments to the World:
As a green business, Sonihull understands that true change can only come from a deep sense of duty, unwavering focus, and dedicated efforts. Our 2023 strategy reflects our recognition of the urgent need to reduce CO2 emissions, protect the marine environment from biocides and microplastics, and combat the spread of invasive species. We firmly believe that the greatest impact we can make lies in deploying our innovative ultrasonic antifouling systems and raising awareness among the marine industry about the multitude of benefits they offer. By embracing a phased and stepped approach to sustainability, we are committed to making a lasting impact in multiple areas and driving the transition towards a greener future. These commitments demonstrate our unwavering dedication to environmental responsibility and sustainability, positioning Sonihull as a leading force in advancing the goals of a more eco-friendly marine industry.
- Sonihull’s 2023 strategy recognises the urgency of enabling the reduction in CO2 and the protection of the marine environment from biocides and microplastics coupled with the suppression of the spread of invasive species.
- Sonihull recognises that the most significant impact they can have is deploying systems and informing the marine industry of the multiple benefits of adopting ultrasonic antifouling. A phased and stepped approach to sustainability will best deliver this and future impact in more areas.
- Sonihull technology is making a material impact on global CO2 emissions. The key goal of the company is to maximise the installations operative on marine vessels to help bring efficiency gains and decarbonisation to global fleets.
- Sonihull has signed the Zero Carbon pledge and will not just abide by the letter of the law but exceed it.
- Environment and Sustainability will be a fixed Agenda item for all board meetings.
- Sustainability and good practice are permanently embedded in Sonihull. Promote the values within the company and beyond.
- Deliver, at scale, Sonihull’s technology with land-based applications.
- Sonihull will support the emerging concept of the ‘blue economy’ which uses ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs while preserving the health of the ocean ecosystem.
A Call to Action:
World Ocean Day serves as a powerful reminder of the immense value our ocean holds and the responsibility we bear to protect them. As we navigate the vastness of our marine environments, let us embrace sustainability, leaving a lasting positive impact. Shipowners, operators, industry professionals, and stakeholders, we invite you to join us in championing sustainable practices. Together, let’s sail towards a brighter future for our ocean and preserve their beauty and biodiversity for generations to come.
Protect your vessel
Sonihull’s mission is to deliver environmentally safe, cost effective antifouling wherever unwanted bio-fouling persists. Our vision is:
To make dosing the oceans with poisonous biocides and microplastics a thing of the past
To deliver effective antifouling systems using the power of ultrasound
To save the oceans, one ship at a time