The US government may soon ban federal funds from purchasing drones made by Chinese manufacturers due to national security risks and concerns. With the widespread use of drone technology as well as the increasing benefits, how will the U.S. drone market respond to this new opportunity?
September 2019 brought the tragic news of the Golden Ray capsizing and the salvage and cleanup efforts. The US Navy is also reconsidering drydocking requirements for the LCS-2 after reports of drydocking shortages. SeaDrone was mentioned in a story for how micro-drones can help with coatings performance inspections. And the US Navy is supporting a Tunabot robot modeled after the yellowfin tuna. Read on for SeaDrone’s opinions on the news this month.
Riviera Maritime Media published a profile of Dr. Adam Bell from AkzoNobel that features his innovative use of micro ROVs for ship hull inspections. SeaDrone’s Inspector 3 was mentioned as Dr. Bell’s ROV of choice, and the article includes tips for piloting Inspector 3.
Learn how Cspect, a Belgium-based inspection company, modifies the SeaDrone Inspector 3 with attachments to enhance the ROV’s performance, including bumper and positioning systems.
Insurance carriers, such as auto insurance companies, are developing data tracking devices to gauge the habits of drivers. This advancement in technology should be applied to the underwater world to reduce friction for insurance companies, regulatory agencies, inspection companies, and businesses operating underwater assets -- including aquaculture farms. Read more to find out how ROVs could transform the aquaculture and hull insurance industries.
Rodrigo Munoz of RAMDrones Chile provides ship hull inspections for ship charters to understand the speed and performance they can expect from a vessel they are renting. Read on to learn how Rodrigo developed a 3-part system to deliver the most value in his inspection reports.
We learned from the sinking of the Stellar Daisy that the structural integrity of a ship’s hull is critical for the ship’s normal function and safety of its crew. These days, many inspections are performed by ROVs instead of human divers. Explore the advantages of ROV-driven inspections, not only for health and safety but also for speed and cost-effectiveness.
What can you learn from a multinational paint and coatings manufacturer using micro ROVs for inspecting ship hulls? Read on to learn how Adam Bell from AkzoNobel developed a plan to succeed in rapid deployment inspections.
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