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IMCA publishes guidelines on shared use of ROV sensors

Nick Hough, technical advisor, IMCA Offshore Survey Nick Hough, technical advisor, IMCA Offshore Survey

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).

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The document provides technical guidance and an overview of some of the factors to consider when sharing ROV-mounted positioning, surveying and imaging sensors that may be used for more than one specific purpose.

Nick Hough, IMCA’s technical advisor, Offshore Survey, said: “Provided a risk assessment is undertaken, and measures are in place to mitigate them, the shared use of sensors for ROV positioning and for surveying applications need not present any operational issues and can offer a cost saving.”

The guidelines can be found here. {/mprestriction} 

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