During the inspection, the ROV operator will control the vehicle and maneuver it around the turbine to capture video footage of the entire structure. The cameras on the ROV can provide close-up views of the turbine blades and any areas of concern, such as cracks or damage. The sensors on the ROV can also gather data on the condition of the turbine, such as vibrations or temperature changes, which can indicate potential issues.
The inspection team will then review the video footage and data gathered by the ROV to assess the condition of the turbine and identify any areas of concern. If any issues are identified, the inspection team can provide recommendations for repairs or maintenance to ensure the turbine continues to operate safely and efficiently.
Overall, an offshore wind inspection service using ROVs is a critical service that helps ensure the safety and reliability of these renewable energy structures. By using advanced technology to inspect the turbines and their support structures, inspectors can identify potential issues before they become major problems, helping to prevent accidents and ensuring the ongoing productivity of the wind farm.