EIVA Launches 100% Automatic Scour-Monitoring Solution

August 12, 2013

Scour monitoring is taken to a new level with the recently launched EIVA NaviSuite Edulis total solution. It allows for a 100% automatic scour monitoring process, providing a comprehensive data overview for a sound decision-making process and vastly reduced costs compared to other solutions.

The EIVA NaviSuite Edulis is a plug-and-play total solution for continuous, automatic scour monitoring. It replaces the costly alternative of carrying out surveys manually on-site, thereby reducing the number of man-hours required.

EIVA Area Sales Manager Henrik Fjendbo said: "With this solution, we are able to provide our customers with a product that will bring value to their operations both in terms of quality and cost savings, rather than compromising on one or the other."

Cable-free span, structural fatigue and deterioration, varying eigen frequency and other structural problems are practically eliminated, as the NaviSuite Edulis enables a prompt reaction to the development of scour. Altogether, this translates into far more efficient monitoring and maintenance operations, saving time and money and lengthening the lifespan of the subsea structure.

100% automatic workflow, from data acquisition to report

The NaviSuite Edulis does all the work throughout the scour-monitoring process; from data acquisition to report generation by the sonar software, with no need for on-site activities.

The data are automatically logged on an onshore server, processed and cleaned, and gathered in a final report at a given interval. This translates into a complete overview of the development of scour and thus a sound decision-making basis for preventive measures.

Complete overview through high-resolution data 24/7

Via one or more scanning sonars fitted to the underwater structure, depending on whether a 360° or 180° view is required, the NaviSuite Edulis scans the seabed and logs the data at a defined interval.

High-resolution sonar data offer a detailed image of the seabed with no risk of inconsistencies due to the fixed position of the sonars. Moreover, the development of scour is monitored 24/7, all year round, through data covering current and tide as well as seasonal effects.


The NaviSuite Edulis can be applied in connection with various types of subsea structures, such as monopiles, bridge foundations, jack-up vessels, oil and gas rigs, quay sides and hydrodynamic structures.

Soruce: EIVA, 2013.