Ship industry

Hammelmann ship cleaning systems


Efficient corrosion protection thanks to innovative high-pressure water jet technology

Hammelmann ship cleaning systems work with the latest and most innovative high-pressure water jet technology. Discover the advantages of using a sophisticated cleaning system and benefit from economical and environmentally friendly solutions.

Unbeatable flexibility during work

Gallery of solutions in practice
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Advantages in the ship industry

More surfaces processed in less time

  • Reduced docking times
  • Subsequent cleaning not necessary
  • Uniform contact pressure
  • Very high performance
  • No damage to surrounding areas
  • Removed material is compacted
  • Can be used in all weather conditions
  • Little manpower required
Advantages in the ship industry

Environmentally friendly

Dust-free, filtered and recyclable

  • No dust build-up
  • Hundred times less removal residue
  • Suctioning off, filtration and disposal
  • Easy separation of waste and water
  • Suctioned material filtered and stored
Vorteile in der Schiffsindustrie

Surface finish with no residues

  • Removal down to the original coating
  • No residues
  • No post-processing required
  • Uniform removal
  • Improved adhesion of new coatings
  • Highest quality surface finish
  • Pre-treatment in line with NACE/SSPC
Advantages in the ship industry

For personnel and product alike

  • No risk of silicosis or other respiratory diseases
  • Reduced physical stress compared to work with hand lances
  • Vacuum reduces noise emissions caused by jets

Performance examples of the Hammelmann corrosion protection systems

Wa 2 ½ / WJ 2

Wa 2½: Very thorough high-pressure water jet

WJ 2: Very thorough cleaning

Wa 2 / WJ 3

Wa 2: Thorough high-pressure water jet

WJ 3:  Thorough cleaning

Wa 1 / WJ 4

Wa 1: Light high-pressure water jet

WJ 4: Light cleaning


Perfect interplay in a closed system



Remote-controlled carrier vehicle with a vehicle height of just 4.15 ft. [1,26 m]. For work on the ship hull and similar surfaces.



Remote-controlled carrier vehicle with working heights up to 105 ft. [32 m]. The high-pressure unit is separate from the Dockmate.


Remote-controlled cleaning vehicle with direct suction, which remains affixed to the surface to be cleaned via magnet or vacuum.

All product solutions for the ship industry


Media and downloads

Full catalog – ship industry


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