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Kraken Sets Focus for 3D Laser Scanner

Kraken Robotics Inc. has announced that its SeaVision 3D laser scanner technology will be used in its robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) offering with a focus on three primary markets: mooring chain inspections, ship hull inspection and offshore wind farm inspection. Recent SeaVision laser inspection work includes: a contract with a major international energy company to provide detailed underwater inspection of subsea assets;

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Germany Funds AUV Development

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing €12 million as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, without the need for costly support vessels. The funding decision was announced

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Video: ROVs for Vessel Inspections

As part of Deep Trekker’s “Think Tank Friday” series, “Robotics for Effective and Efficient Vessel Inspections,” which was released in June, features experts discussing how robotics can be used to visually inspect hulls. Shipyard managers talk about using ROVs to perform block checks during drydocking, inspect hulls and running gear, monitor ports, and glean helpful information on equipment failure. Watch

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