The three common questions about digitalisation in ports

1 What is relevant information?

The amount of information you have on your port’s assets or operations is almost unlimited. There are drawings of buildings and quays, technical information of equipment or lists of previous maintenance operations. Everything can’t or at least shouldn’t be digitised -the first step is to prioritise the asset data. Outdated drawings might not be the ones to be saved but do an as-built scanning instead and save the data of the actual structure. Continue reading…

3D surveys with full services

Why to choose the company offering the whole 3D survey service chain? You can read dozens of client stories from our website, but in this article, we’ll summarize few of the benefits of 3D surveys by VRT. Continue reading…

Sharing knowledge of underwater inspections in hydropower industry

VRT has worked for a decade with companies and public authorities managing underwater structures. One example of the tight co-operation is our input to journals or guidebooks . This month a renowed German journal for hydropower industry, Wasserwirtschaft (edition 9/2020) published an article of one of our projects in Germany. Continue reading…

Digitising Port of Pietarsaari

We introduced the co-operation with Port of Pietarsaari already in 2018 in our case study, which you can read here. After gathering the underwater data and inspecting the condition of quay structures, we continued the journey by digitising the rest of the port’s area with photogrammetry surveys and finally adding other asset data to the digital twin of the port. Continue reading…

How VRT’s services aid in bridge maintenance?

Bridges are complex structures when built on land, and the challenges of construction and maintenance add up when parts of the bridge are built under water. Multibeam sonar surveys enable seeing the structures clearly also below waterline, which is important in every phase of the bridge’s life cycle. Continue reading…

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