Apart from the fact that ROV technology is perfectly mature, their employment for vessel inspection has proven helpful in terms of safety, finances, and efficiency. Although the list of benefits is extensive, this article focuses on the main advantages.
Concluding, ROVs will never be capable of replacing people. Many tasks will necessitate human agility and movement. However, there are an increasing number of operations, such as ship hull inspections, where ROVs can outperform humans in terms of health and safety and speed and cost.