Splash zone inspection
The impact from strains and corrosion on offshore structures is normally most severe in the boundary between water and air: the “Splash Zone”. Cleaning of marine growth and inspection of platform sub structures are crucial to determine its structural integrity.
Configurable access and work tools are remotely operated from a control unit located on the platform deck and the complete operation is monitored through cameras mounted on the Splash Zone tool.
These innovative inspection solutions have a number of benefits when compared to traditional inspection means using ROVs in the Splash Zone:
- Rough sea conditions around platform structures often make inspection using ROVs and divers too risky to perform safely
- By attaching a deployment tool fixed to the platform sub structure, we eliminate the traditional dynamic movement imposed by waves and currents to divers and ROV’s
- The deployment solution ensures a good and stable working condition for the inspection tool.