Remotely operated vehicles, uncrewed surface vessels and ever-increasing autonomy are removing personnel from dangerous work offshore in the North Sea and elsewhere.
Inspection of maritime assets is now being controlled from onshore operations centres. We look at one of these command and control centres, the Fugro facility in Aberdeen.
With a robust regulatory framework and growing technological know-how, the offshore industry looks set to enjoy huge sustainability and safety benefits.
This episode is produced in partnership with Engineering Matters.