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.
Martek Marine reports that it has developed a new system to defend against potential attacks on maritime targets by drones, named D-FENCE.
RIMS and Dutch Drone Company (DDC) have agreed a new partnership which will allow RIMS to bring an improved package of drone services to the maritime market in the Netherlands, in specific areas of vessel inspections.
ClassNK has released its new Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys, covering the applicable range and procedures which should be applied in the use of drones during these activities, as well as technical considerations for safe operation and requirements for drone service suppliers.
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