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.
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.
RIMS BV has received another two certifications from DNV GL and the Indian Class Register for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones) during surveys of enclosed spaces.
Martek Anti Drone Systems (M.A.D.S) has announced a new partnership in the Middle East with Exalto Emirates to distribute drone detection and mitigation services for the marine industry.
A four week trial of Martek’s M.A.D.S (Marine Anti Drone Systems) drone detection technology is to take place at the Port of Amsterdam, with the aim of building an understanding of how, where and why drones are flying over the port.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service reports that it has been selected to join a Singaporean government project to develop the future Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulatory framework for the city-state, and will receive dedicated funding for its proposed shore-to-ship delivery system as part of the programme.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has partnered with Airbus to provide drone delivery of ship supplies at one of the world’s busiest ports.
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