Mesh data networks for multi-vessel operation
Ashtead Technology was contracted by a major North Sea operator to provide a solution to share survey and inspection data across multiple vessels.
Using intelligent networking technologies designed specifically for vessel operations, and having ATEX approval for hazardous areas, Ashtead Technology provided a new capability in monitoring inspection operations aboard an FPSO which was openly shared across vessels in the field.
This technology allowed the contractor and their client to access key inspection information in real-time, allowing the inspection to be more interactive, and has since changed how inspections are undertaken. This technology is also being used between platform and vessel, and vessel to vessel for construction and IRM operations.