Energy assets are inherently built to perform to the highest standards and undergo rigorous assurance processes throughout their lifetime. Until now, there has been no requirement for their virtual replicas to be as thoroughly checked and maintained.
Unlocking the power of the ocean has undoubtedly faced several fundamental challenges. It’s not too difficult to imagine: the ocean can be as unforgiving and treacherous as it is resource-abundant and life-sustaining.
Saipem is an advanced technology and engineering platform for the design, construction and operation of safe and sustainable subsea projects and plants. With an unrelenting drive for innovation at its core, Saipem is fully committed, in partnership with its diverse range of clients, to a clear transition towards a futureproof energy mix, with the increasing integration of digitalized tools, technologies, and processes.
MARTAC (Maritime Tactical Systems, Inc.) is a leading manufacturer of unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). ON&T recently sat down with LCDR U.H. (Jack) Rowley, USN (Ret.), MARTAC’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), at the company’s 72,000-square-foot Melbourne FL-based headquarters and production plant to get his take on this rapidly expanding market.