SOCOTEC possesses extensive experience in maritime engineering and has developed all kinds of projects with vessels and maritime structures
We harness new technology to help our clients maintain their maritime structures.
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Continuous monitoring and upkeep is crucial to ensuring the useful life and maintenance of any maritime structure. SOCOTEC possesses extensive experience in maritime engineering and has developed all kinds of projects with maritime structures, for example carrying out non‑destructive testing. By using non-invasive technology, following international regulations and tasking internationally certified technicians with these projects, we help clients assess their materials, welded joints and structures as a whole to ensure maximum durability and security.
Maritime engineering and transport
SOCOTEC is certified and accredited by the main IACS members to measure the thickness of metal structures using ultrasonic techniques. This certification enables SOCOTEC to carry out this exercise as much as needed for any type of vessel in any location. Our team of maritime engineers is also certified to carry out these thickness measurements. We perform this exercise to monitor the structural condition of our clients’ vessels, reduce any corrosion or deterioration, and prevent potential structural flaws.
Furthermore, SOCOTEC carries out structural testing of all kinds to assess the need for repairs or modifications to maritime vessels. Carried out by technicians who are certified in every method, we identify the best solution and way of testing and assessing the structure to be inspected for each of our clients.
Our experience in all kinds of projects related to maritime engineering empowers us to work on board during transit and quayside alike. What’s more, our knowledge of performance standards is essential to ensuring that work is carried out correctly and safely. SOCOTEC offers its clients guidance at all times, obtaining results quickly and minimising costs while guaranteeing the security and durability of their structures.