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Thursday, 25 February 2021 14:57

Port of Antwerp deploys autonomous drones

In order to maintain safety in the complex port environment, the Port of Antwerp is deploying an autonomous drone for the first time.

LOC, part of AqualisBraemar LOC Group, has announced the launch of a new digital solution to enhance safety of marine operations within ports and harbours. The service will be based on the development of a digitised training library for port-based ship pilots, creating a structure for the retention of pilotage experience, and reducing risk of marine operations with 360-degree aerial views for pilot operations using drone technology.

F-drones has successfully completed the first commercial night drone delivery. The drone sent a 3D printed critical part weighing 3 kilograms over 5 kilometers within 7 minutes to Berge Sarstein, owned by Berge Bulk. 

Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology provider Altitude Angel has joined forces with Inmarsat to develop and deliver advanced flight tracking and management capability for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones.

Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts.

An autonomous drone inspection has successfully taken place onboard a 19.4 metre high oil tank onboard a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel.

Wednesday, 06 May 2020 16:30

GAC supports Singapore-based start-up

GAC has partnered with Singapore-based start-up F-drones to develop large-scale drones that can deliver up to 100 kilograms of supplies over 100 kilometres to vessels and offshore platforms. Testing is currently underway on F-drones' 3rd prototype that is capable of handling items up to 5 kilogram over 50 kilometres.

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F-drones has completed the first commercial Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore on 19 April 2020.

Singapore-based Avetics Global has received Lloyd’s Register certification as approved service supplier to conduct surveys using Remote Inspection Technique (RIT) on the structure of ships and mobile offshore units by via unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAV) and attending surveyor for close-up survey.

Wilhelmsen and Airbus have delivered a variety of small items to working vessels at anchorage via drone technology as part of a drone pilot project in Singapore.  

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