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.
Wilhelmsen has announced that it has purchased 50 per cent of Dolittle, a Norwegian start-up specialising in the creation of IT architecture and frameworks for digital product building, as it expands its range of in-house digital projects.
Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg have collaborated in the creation of a new joint venture called Massterly, which they describe as the “world's first autonomous shipping company.”
Kongsberg Digital is set to purchase a 34 per cent ownership share in NSG Digital, a subsidiary of the Wilhelmsen-owned supply base and logistics company NorSea Group, whom Kongsberg Digital will partner in efforts to digitalise the supply chain in the oil and gas and offshore wind industries.
Wilhelmsen has begun one of the first data sharing pilot projects on the DNV GL Veracity open data platform, testing a system to share ship compliance and condition data with port state authorities to reduce paper work and physical inspections when entering ports.
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