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Virtual Vessel

Helpful visual tool for accurate surveying and efficient vessel maintenance

Virtual Vessel creates photographic digital twins

Details matter

Virtual Vessel creates photo realistic virtual tours of vessels.

The Virtual Vessels are shot and build by hand and therefore offer high precision and a lot of custom options. Climbing funnels, go below and behind machines, capture every technical detail, shoot inside junction boxes and switchboards, Almost everything is possible. Depending on the needs the density of the Virtual Vessel can be increased or decreased so when needed every frame of a vessel can become remotely accessible.

All the tours build can be hosted on our servers or delivered to the client so they can host the Virtual Vessel on their own secured intranet.


Streamline workflows

Remote inspections or visits to check on details. Add images to work orders. Improve repair pre-production and preparation. Show actual situations during training and on boarding. The list goes on and on.

Get better quotes

Add photographic visuals to your quotation requests to highly improve the quality of quotes. Without surprises afterwards for client and contracter.


Add photographic time stamped proof to in- and out- surveys. Either to deliver to a client or keep private as proof for claims or damages.


Web powered

Virtual Vessels run on light web based software that wil load the full resolution 360 photo tours fast on any devise anywhere in the world. Virtual Vessels are also easy to implement behind the secure walls of any company’s intranet. No end-user licences or subscriptions.

Custom projects

From dry dock shoots to job specific models, only showing a section of the complete model, to share with a yard. Everything is possible. From 500 tour images op to 8000 (so far) Below engines, behind machines, showing connections, cooling, pipes, climbing into funnels, or down in voids, the possibilities are infinite.

Driven by use cases

Virtual Vessels is a product that was 100% developed from a customer request. We helped innovate and improve the business especially in the way they maintain their vessels. 2 years and over 50 Virtual Vessels later, multiple departments make us of this perfectly organised photo archive. 

The Virtual Vessels are created for practical use cases and help people work more successful. This is what we love doing. Produce effective tools that make peoples happy

Our story

A personal interest grew into a business. Martijn Baudoin started creating 360 images in 2011 and the inner motivation brought him over 400 million views on Google Maps, he won the Gold Award “Google Contributors” and travelled 5 continents to shoot 360 content for online commercials. (for Mediamonks while working at Studio Mambeau)

Now, Virtual Vessel consists of a small team of specialists. Web developers, editors and photographers. Virtual Vessel HQ is located in The Netherlands and operates globally. 

We work for Boskalis and joint venture with Van Woerkom, Nobels & Ten Veen (for DEME)

“We never have to ask the captain to take a picture for HQ anymore”

“Every location is easy to find because of the integrated General Arrangement”

“Due to the small camera we can see much much more that we expected. Below and beyond, Awesome!”

Call us

+31 628 023495



Arnhem, Netherlands

Let’s work together on your
next survey, repair job or docking.