A new state-of-the-art Operational Centre to support the delivery of remote services to maritime customers has been launched in Hamburg, Germany, by the classification society, DNV GL – Maritime.
Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship has found that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering.
Tanker company TORM has imported data from SERTICA Planned Maintenance System to DNV GL to digitalise surveys and improve performance.
ABS is now able to conduct almost all classification annual surveys remotely on eligible vessels, after moving to further expand its remote offerings.
Classification society ABS has successfully completed a pilot project using 3D digital models to carry out surveys.
Bureau Veritas has launched digital platform ‘Optimum Survey Planning (OSP)’ following trials with shipowners and managers, which sought to improve the delivery of the right survey at the right time.
The International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) has launched a new free App for iOS and Android devices to simplify the process of finding a commercial or yacht and small craft marine surveyor by area or specialisation.
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV and Survey Purposes’ (IMCA S 025 / R 022).
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