Martek Marine has launched its new Shipboard Unmanned Inspection of Tanks Solution (SUITS), a system combining enclosed space drone technology and VR software which can be used to remotely conduct tank inspections.
The Korean Register (KR) has begun conducting inspection services using drones, following the completion of a collaboration and research project conducted with the University of Gyeongnam Geochang.
Bureau Veritas has joined RECOMMS (Remote Evaluation of Coatings / Corrosion on Offshore Machinery and Marine Structures / Ships), a joint investment project (JIP) to develop drones with the capability to inspect steel structures in enclosed spaces for use in ship surveys.
Ship management company OSM Maritime Group has agreed a deal to implement the Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM) software system from Hamburg-based Hanseaticsoft to support digitalisation of company processes and management of organisational data.
Trondheim-based Blueye Robotics, a company which originated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (NTNU AMOS), has developed an underwater drone that can perform hull inspections without the need for divers or ROVs.
DNV GL has launched a new application on its My DNV GL portal, a Port State Control (PSC) Planner designed to provide an overview of a vessel’s or fleet’s PSC performance and to benchmark that performance against the IACS classed world fleet.
Idwal Marine, a provider of ship inspection services, has launched a free Cloud-based online platform to provide quotations and deliver reporting for vessel condition, pre-purchase and pre-charter inspection services.
ClassNK has released its new ‘Arrival Checklist for PSC’ application, a preparatory checklist mobile app for Port State Control (PSC) inspections.
Robotica in Maintenance Strategies (RIMS) has launched a new inspection service for enclosed spaces using Elios drone technology, targeted at the maritime and offshore industries.
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