PRESS RELEASE: Drone and robotics specialist RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) have received their fourth Classification Certificate as Recognized External Specialists, from Lloyd’s Register for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones) during surveys of enclosed spaces. The Lloyd’s certification adds to RIMS’ CV of class approvals achieved during 2017.
The practical audit was successfully executed on a large deep-water construction vessel. Prior to the demonstration, drawings of the tanks were reviewed to establish a flight plan and to indicate specific points of interest. During the demonstration the drone was able to be successfully maneuvered around the tank according to the flight plan, and was able to react to the instructions of the attending surveyor in real time.