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The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The cloud technology is becoming more widely used in every industry. The benefits of cloud are obvious, starting from affordable storage space to easier access and sharing. Surveyors are used to traditional desktop software, but cloud service providers have often invested in easy-to-use user interface and therefore, the deployment of cloud platform is effortless. Benefits…

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The challenges with 3D data management are global

The challenges with 3D data management are global

The new decade started with an overseas tour, in the USA. The weather in the Southern U.S. was so beautiful, especially compared to the gray winter sky in Finland, which lured us to go sightseeing. But we did loads of work too and had many inspiring conversations with the hydrographic surveyors and asset management professionals.  The first stop of the tour was the HYPACK 2020 Training Event in Jacksonville, Florida. The…

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Categories: Asset Management, Surveyor

When to Use Diving Inspections in Port Maintenance?

When to Use Diving Inspections in Port Maintenance?

The port industry’s business is surrounded by the challenges created by one element, water. Water works as the highway of marine transport, but as the world below waterline is invisible to us, there is always a need to reveal the hidden risks. Throughout the centuries the underwater world has intrigued us, and different techniques for…

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The Evolution of Underwater Surveying Over the Years

The Evolution of Underwater Surveying Over the Years

Technology development in the maritime industry is moving forward faster than ever. Underwater surveying companies are now more open to diving deeper in adopting breakthrough technological advancements, which are streamlining not just the surveying process but port/asset management as well. Lasers For many years, airborne lasers were used for seabed mapping with a level of…

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Use Cases of Online CAD Tools in Maritime Asset Digitization

Use Cases of Online CAD Tools in Maritime Asset Digitization

CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software is used to create designs and drawings of structures, for example when planning a completely new structure or repairing an old one. While working with the clients in the maritime industry, we encountered a challenge of information about ports’ structures being disappeared or destroyed during the decades or even centuries long…

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Categories: Asset Management