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Smart use of 3D laser Scanning and inspections by drones

Spyros G. Leloudas, Technical Director, SGL Engineering focused his presentation on the ‘’Smart use of 3D laser Scanning and inspections by drones’’ during the 2016 SMART4SEA Forum. He explained that 3D Laser Scanning is a tool for collecting large amount of accurate data within a short time; in essence these scanners collect millions of individual point measurements having each point coordinates and color information.

SMART4SEA Forum successfully concluded

The inaugural SMART4SEA Forum, a PRO BONO event, successfully concluded on Monday 22nd of February 2016 in Eugenides Foundation, Athens attracting 600 delegates from 12 countries representing a total of 280 organizations.

Drones to enforce pollution fines in the Vosporous

The Standard P&I Club informs that the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s Marine Services Directorate has announced it will use drones to monitor marine pollution in the Bosporus in efforts to improve surveillance and fine enforcement.

First drone inspection in Gulf of Mexico completed

The first ever oil and gas inspection by drone in the Gulf of Mexico for a leading global oil and gas service and drilling company has been completed by Houston, USA and London based provider of drone inspections services, Sky-Futures company.

Drone inspection of ship tanks

The DNV GL classification team based in Gdansk, Poland, recently completed several tests using drones to support the hull survey of two vessels at the Remontowa shipyard.

DNV GL conducts drone inspection of ship tanks

DNV GL has recently completed several tests using drones to support the hull survey of two vessels. Using drones to visually check the condition of remote structural components has the potential to significantly reduce survey times and staging costs, while at the same time improving safety for the surveyors.

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