When pipeline surveys are required, Dive Works ROV systems have a tooling skid with boom arm that have cameras and lighting to capture the whole pipeline, checking for free spans and any anomalies on or near the pipe line. Able to detect damage, defects, leaks, erosion and movement, each pipeline is carefully inspected and its condition assessed. Where the pipeline goes into 100% burial the ROV with the assistance of the pipe tracker, will track the pipeline and its burial depth, until such time the pipe line comes back out of burial.
Using sonar, along with the ROVs, our Pilots and Technicians carefully check all underwater features. As the ‘flight’ is recorded, stakeholders, engineers and scientists can review the footage as often as required. Compact and non invasive, the ROVs can fly close to the seabed without disturbing sediment.
Dive Works methods ensure any downtime is minimised. Once the pipeline(s) have been inspected, Dive Works provide a detailed condition report including photos and/or video evidence so that Clients can assess the requirements to enable asset protection and to prolong asset life.