Our Drone Solution
–Brad Owens, President
With groups like the American Bureau of Shipping, they understand the future is with robotic inspections. For remote visual inspections, they are already turning to drones like the Legacy One. Our team has chatted with a number of ABS executives and surveyors. Together, we’ve brainstormed several ways to implement the Legacy One into your next ship survey.
Legacy One Ship Use Cases
These hard to reach compartments are at the depths of a cargo ship, making them GPS-denied areas. Just recently, our team flew inside the ballast tanks of a 1,000 ft. cargo ship. These no-light areas have many hard to reach sections and are quickly glanced through during an inspection. Use our newly released photo measurement software to quantify various parts of the ballast tank and track corrosion & pitting growth over time as shown above.
Dry Bulk Cargo Holds
These wide-open steel areas closely resemble the same principles of aboveground storage tanks, where the vehicle was initially designed for. The unpackaged cargo hold can contain various substances such as coal, iron ore, taconite, and even agricultural products such as various grains.
Maybe your company utilizes liquid natural gas ships for transportation or even propulsion. By cooling natural gas from its gaseous form to a liquid, it shrinks 600 times its size, making it very effective to transport as a liquid. It is vital to inspect the inner most internal layer of this double lined tank to ensure the LNG is contained. Drones like the Legacy One can save thousands of dollars in an initial internal inspection of an LNG tank.
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