Cargo Hold Robot

Faster cleaning Cuts the time spend on cargo hold cleaning with up to 50%
Easy to control Makes it possible for 2-3 members of staff to control the Cargo Hold Robot
Reduces chemical usage Minimises the usage of chemicals by using high water pressure
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General Mechanics

The Cargo Hold Robots are made up of highly durable mechanics all from non-corrosive materials. Special for the CHR is that it is small enough to fit between the frames of a cargo hold and light enough for it to be operated by as little as two members of staff. Additionally, it makes it possible to clean while the ship is sailing and the hatches are closed because of the lights attached to the robot.

Tool mounting system

The system allows a number of different tools to be mounted to the Cargo Hold Robot for various cleaning purposes.

Magnetic support system

The bottom of the Cargo Hold Robot is made up of a patented magnetic support system ensuring adhesion when the robot is passing dents or obstacles.

Magnetic Tracks

Patented magnetic tracks making it possible for the robot to stick to almost every surface. The tracks have exchangeable rubber pads making it possible to change them when worn.

Cargo Hold Cleaning made easy

By deploying the CLIIN robot in a cargo hold cleaning configuration, bulk shipping companies will be able to replace a normal four step cleaning process involving tons of chemicals and water with a one step pure water cleaning process.

The CHR is permanently installed on board the vessel and is semi automatically operated by the vessels crew as and when required.

Apart from limiting the environmental impact, the CLIIN robot cleaning process is faster, less labor intensive and provides a significantly more effective cleaning, thus providing shipping companies a value proposition of more laden days, higher cargo intake and lower cost. Depending on operational pattern, shipping companies can expect a return on investment in less than a year.

Equipped with high-pressure cleaning tools and magnetic tracks for climbing all parts of the cargo hold, the CHR ensures an efficient and thorough cleaning.

CHR Cleaning Solution

  1. Reduces ballast days by shortening cleaning time in cargo holds
  2. Reduces chemical usage with 80-100% as well as water usage when cleaning a cargo holds
  3. Reduces the number of staff members involved in cleaning operations to 1-3 per robot
  4. Eliminates the need for external cleaning crews for any kind of cargos
  5. Eliminates the need for other cleaning equipment onboard
  6. Leads to significant savings and has a payback time of less than a year depending on the operational pattern
  7. Improves working environment by reducing the amount of dangerous manual labour needed
  8. Allows for more cargo to be carried by reducing the need for carrying cleaning water in the ballast tank

What you get


Cargo Hold Robot (CHR)

Equipped with magnetic tracks which enable the robot to climb at various angles in the cargo hold.

High-pressure System

A combined pump and water tank to provide the robot with high-pressure water flow. The solution uses freshwater. By adding CLIIN’s hotbox the water can be heated to a temperature of 60 degrees celsius.


Easy to connect and user friendly interface which enables the user to control the robot and the water flow from the tank top.


CLIIN is a Danish company specialising in making robots for the shipping industry with the purpose of optimising the cleaning process in terms of time, cost, and strain on the environment.

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