Inspections in Action

Prior to the sonar, using divers performing underwater inspections was the most common way, but the founders of VRT found the urge for safer and faster measurement methods. VRT changed the focus from seabed to vertical structures and the measurement method VRT is using today is based on both multibeam sonars and patented inventions

We interviewed VRT’s survey engineer Mikael Sundqvist to share some of his ideas about VRT’s measurement process. Here’s what needs to be taken into consideration when our magicians are on the field making the invisible visible.

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Inspections in Action: Case Port of Dover

In 2016 and 2017 VRT performed inspections in one of the busiest ports in the UK, Port of Dover. This port is handling 17% of the UK’s trade in goods, in addition to around 5 million vehicles and 13 million passengers each year. As a part of their asset management program and commitment to maximize the operational life of the assets, the port employed VRT to survey quay wall infrastructure and seabed topography. VRT’s inspections were aiding to locate the need for detailed inspections of these assets. Surveys were divided into parts in order to get first-rate data.

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