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.
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.
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.
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.
A quadcopter drone has helped navigate the Aurora Australis through the sea ice on its annual resupply voyage to Casey station.
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 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.
Cyberhawk Innovations has completed its first ever remotely operated aerial vehicle inspection of a cargo oil tank on an operational FPSO.
Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation participated in a demonstration test conducted by V-cube
Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched its new high security Eye in the Sky cameras on 1 June
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