22 January 2021
In January 2021, the Zhoushan testing department of Zhong Xin Sea Land Engineering Co., Ltd. undertook the thickness measuring project of the 300,000DWT VLCC "Xin xia yang".
The vessel is CCS registered and requires close thickness inspection of middle oil tank and side oil tank deck according to CCS requirements.
The shipowner agrees "UAV inspection" method of inspection.
This project is Zhong Xin Sea Land Engineering Co., Ltd. first time experience of "UAV inspection", which is a first step for the company's subsequent business expansion of "UAV inspection" project, and also has accumulated experience for the subsequent business expansion.
China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, press release
Image by China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited.