Marine Marchande
Inspection interne des coques et structures : Le BV rejoint le projet de drones RECOMMS

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Inspection interne des coques et structures : Le BV rejoint le projet de drones RECOMMS

Marine Marchande
Offshore

The potential for drones to be used for inspections is not new but to date trials have not focused on specific survey requirements for ship structures in enclosed spaces – the RECOMMS project will do just that.
 
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, October 3, 2017 – Bureau Veritas has joined RECOMMS (Remote Evaluation of Coatings / Corrosion on Offshore Machinery and Marine Structures / Ships), a joint investment project (JIP), to develop drones with the capability to inspect steel structures in enclosed spaces. The JIP’s primary objectives are to develop a steady, stable and reliable drone capable of following programmable flight paths, either pre-determined by 3D imagery software or flown by a pilot, using 3D simulator ship specific training programmes developed in unison with th