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CleanSubSea changed its name from GRD Franmarine in 2018. CleanSubsea is a Western Australian-based company that owns all licenses and patents associated with a revolutionary new, fully-enclosed capture, containment and filtration hull cleaning technology called the Envirocart™ system.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to re-introduce environmentally secure and responsible In-Water Hull Cleaning to the world’s ships. Our commitment is to contribute to global efforts to combat climate change and protect Marine Biodiversity.

We share your passion for the world’s ocean, new research, technologies and award-winning enviro-friendly solutions.

The Envirocart is a world-first solution that captures, contains and cleans hulls in-water. [Read more]

CleanSubSea Team

Rory Anderson

Rory Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

Koon Loy Mark, Clean Sub Sea (400x400)

Koon Loy Mark

Chief Financial Officer

Certifications & Awards

  • 2013 Golden Gecko Certificate of Merit.
  • 2014 Excellence in Marine Biosecurity Innovation Award.
  • 2014 Golden Gecko Award.
  • 2014 Lloyd’s List Australia Environment Transport Award.
  • 2014 Lloyds List Asia Environmental Award.
  • 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Growth Sector Award
  • 2014 Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Environmental Award.
  • 2014 The Australian Innovation Challenge Environment Award.
  • 2014 Excellence in Marine Biosecurity Award.
  • 2015 Excellence in Marine Biosecurity Award.
  • 2018 Fremantle Chamber of Commerce – Sustainability Initiative Award.

Board of Directors

David Johnston

Honourable David Johnston

Non-Executive Chairman

David has a long and distinguished career in both politics and law. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Western Australia in 1979 and practised for over 20 years as a barrister and solicitor. David was elected as a Liberal Senator for Western Australia in 2001, entering the Senate on 1 July 2002. In March 2007, he was appointed by Prime Minister John Howard to serve as Minister for Justice and Customs. In September 2008, he was appointed Shadow Minister for Defence and was then appointed to serve as the Minister for Defence in 2013 and as a member of Cabinet in the Abbot Government, positions he held until December 2014.

Currently, David serves as Australian Defence Export Advocate reporting to the Minister for Defence, Linda Reynolds. He is Non-Executive Chairman at Kalia Ltd, a Non-Executive Director at Saab Technologies Australia, and sits on the Advisory Committee at International SOS, and The Centre for Defence Industry Capability.

Walter Purio

Captain Walter P. Purio

Non-Executive Director

Captain Walter P. Purio is the managing director of P and H Marine Australasia Pty Ltd and currently assists oil and gas companies in Australia to develop their strategies to provide LNG as a marine fuel to the Australasian region. He acts as CEO of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute and serves as a non-executive director to Pelican Clean Energy Pty Ltd which provides marine expertise, insight and advice to government, resource and oil and gas companies as they explore the potential to develop an LNG as a marine fuel industry in the Southern Hemisphere.

Captain Purio is a seasoned maritime industry executive who has worked across several marine disciplines including commercial shipping, marine finance, marine compliance, naval operations, offshoring, mining and support to the oil and gas industry and holds a BS degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and MBA’s from the University of Chicago and the Katholieke Universitat Leuven, Belgium.

Rory Anderson

Rory Anderson

Executive Director

Rory has over thirty years of experience in both the corporate world and more recently the SME environment. Roles and responsibilities have included P&L accountability as Regional Vice President Asia Pacific, successful establishment and management of JV manufacturing operations in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia & Taiwan, operational general management in the US and Director of Strategic Planning for a multi-billion dollar business group.

Rory has enjoyed a corporate focus on start-ups, and effective scalable business growth in new international markets culminating in the successful start-up and co-founding of his own business, which is now a market leader in Malaysia and operates across four countries. Rory has also served on several international joint venture Boards and remains a Non-Executive Director of EZ Money Express Sdn Bhd. Rory holds a degree in Economics from the University of Western Australia, a certificate in Mandarin language studies from Beijing University and an MBA in International Business from the University of Queensland.

Our Partners

Glofouling Partnerships, GIA Logo
BioPass, CleanSubSea
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