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Woodside Awards 2017 - Asset ROV deployed advanced NDT techniques on critical FPSO RTM subsea infrastructure

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Vertech were nominated as finalist for the Woodside Awards in the category of Innovation for the successful execution of a very challenging asset deployed subsea inspection scope.   This project was an industry first for deploying advanced NDT techniques using observation class ROV’s from an FPSO in challenging weather and sea...

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Asset Deployed ROV Advanced NDT Workshop - Subsea Energy Australia Lunch and Learn Sessions

Friday 13th October 2017

The Australian oil and gas industry faces some unique challenges with costs and inspection requirements to stay competitive with the global markets. The two largest floating production facilities in the world, Shell Prelude FLNG and INPEX Ichthys FPSO, have just arrived in Australian waters with some unique inspection challenges.   Vertech...

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Geo Oceans completes diverless FPSO UWILD survey

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Geo Oceans have utilised new subsea robotics technology on an floating offshore storage and offloading FPSO to complete a diverless UWILD inspection resulting in a 90% cost saving, reduced health and safety risk and reduced facility downtime.  The inspection was completed using the Mini ROV CSS technology developed by Geo...

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FPSO Ballast Tank Class and RTM Inspection

Wednesday 13th July 2016

The scope included inspection of two internal ballast tanks for ABS class requirements and inspection of the FPSOs riser turret mooring. Geo Oceans’ mini-ROV team worked closely with Vertech’s inspector and the attending ABS Class Surveyor to achieve the requirements of the scope successfully. The team operated the ROV from inside a specially design ROV habitat...

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Geo Oceans and Vertech attend AOG 2016

Monday 15th February 2016

Geo Oceans and Vertech recently teamed up to exhibit at the Australasian Oil and Gas conference (AOG) in Perth from 24 – 26 February 2016. The team showcased a range of topside and subsea inspection capabilities and case studies to delegates from over 20 countries. 

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