Posts Tagged ‘Drones’

IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots

IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots
Chris Jones IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots Registration requirements and the introduction of an online test for UK drone operators have been welcomed by the International Underwriting Association (IUA). The safety measures have been promoted by the IUA for a number of years and...
December 5th, 2019 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project

Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project
Qualification test in North Sea Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project Delft Dynamics, Next Ocean and Damen perform qualification test in North Sea Damen Shipyards Group, in collaboration with Delft Dynamics and Next Ocean, has trialled a new approach to search and...
November 14th, 2019 | Aviation, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technology | Read More

Drones herald in new era of inspections

Drones herald in new era of inspections
The result of six months of development work and trials: A mid-sized commercial drone fitted with a special accessory frame designed and manufactu-red in-house by the Gdansk DNV GL surveyor team is now standard equipment for inspections at DNV GL locations around the world. Drones herald in new era of...
July 17th, 2019 | Aviation, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography
The Beach of Jesolo Pineta. By Giovanni Vecchiato. Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography  By James Brewer  He is “the van Gogh of the drone.” This avid assertion is advanced for photographer Giovanni Vecchiato who, at the Italian consulate in London, is exhibiting...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies
.. The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies DURABLE has a budget of € 3.9M and it is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Program. The project launch meeting takes place today in Bidart (France). Alerion Technologies, Lortek S. Coop and...
April 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System

Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System
Underwater Drone Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as “K” LINE) is pleased to announce the launching of a development project using an innovative method for...
February 25th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, the Hellenic Technical Committee Chairman and ABS Global Ship Systems Center Director, closed the meeting and thanked all members The third ABS Hellenic Technical Committee meeting took place on November 21st at The Margi Hotel outside of Athens, Greece. More than 40 distinguished...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

IUA survey cites obstacles to adoption of autonomous vehicles

IUA survey cites obstacles to adoption of autonomous vehicles
Driverless ships and aviation drones face fewer barriers to adoption than driverless cars. That is the view of underwriting professionals replying to an International Underwriting Association (IUA) survey on developing technologies. Respondents expressed concern about a lack of associated infrastructures...
October 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, IUA | Read More

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces
Visit RIMs at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Hall B2, EG stand 109 RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of drone technology in the world maritime surveying with yet another class society approval for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones)...
August 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The drone squad for ship surveys

The drone squad for ship surveys
.. With four drone types in its arsenal, DNV GL has adapted its survey technology to various ship structures. Recently DNV GL reached a new milestone with its first offshore drone survey.  With Cezary Galinski Project Manager DNV GL.- It’s a gusty day in Gdynia, Poland, and outside the DNV GL...
March 2nd, 2018 | Aviation, Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones
Chris Jones Traditional aviation insurance policies are unlikely to address all elements of emerging risks from the rapidly increasing use of drones and general liability underwriters will have an important role to play in providing cover, according to a new report from the International Underwriting...
January 29th, 2018 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register
Lloyd’s Register Surveyor (front) and David Knukkel, CEO, RIMS BV (back) during practical audit. Drone and robotics specialist RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) have received their fourth Classification Certificate as Recognized External Specialists, from Lloyd’s Register for the use of Remote...
January 11th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones
ABS surveyor witnessing a UAV demonstration New comprehensive guidance provides best practices for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the publication of the ABS Guidance Notes...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones
A few months after the start-up of the project and in line with the planned schedule, the initial development phase of this unique project has come to a successful conclusion following extensive testing in real-life conditions at the sites of Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (near Paris) and Plaisance-du-Touch...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping
Live demonstration of the VERIF-EYE at the Innovation Day. Drones, remote inspection technologies and insights on cybersecurity were some of the main topics discussed at the DNV GL Innovation Day in Singapore. Some 120 representatives from shipowners, managers, manufacturing companies, yards and other...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)
A huge Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in the Port of Chios, Eastern Aegean, Greece, for the celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of the 28th October 1940, the day that will remain in Greek and World History written for the heroic “NO” of Greece to Mussolini who wanted to freely parade...
October 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Aviation, Film Industry, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Photography | Read More

HSBC funding gets Coptrz off the ground

HSBC funding gets Coptrz off the ground
(L-R) Steve Coulson, Director; Julie Bowler, Corporate Relationship Director HSBC; Paul Luen, Drone Overlord and Sam Denniff, Drone Ninja at Coptrz.HSBC ***Rotherham-based firm has launched new drone manufacturing division*** ***Business set to grow, with two new members of staff already recruited*** ***Coptrz...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Banking, Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL performs first drone production survey

DNV GL performs first drone production survey
Using Drones…. Athens, 7 June 2016: Classification society DNV GL announced today at the Posidonia trade fair that it had recently completed the first production surveys using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone. The survey took place on the MV Apollo, a chemical tanker owned by Carl Büttner...
June 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Photography, Technical, Technology | Read More

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections
New guidance approach supports industry in the safe and effective deployment of next generation drone and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology that can significantly improve productivity gains through reducing risk exposure, survey times and in-service inspection costs of offshore, marine and onshore...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Surveys without scaffolds – DNV GL conducts drone inspection of ship tanks

Surveys without scaffolds – DNV GL conducts drone inspection of ship tanks
DNV GL surveyors tested a camera-equipped drone to visually evaluate structural components through video streamed to a tablet. One surveyor operated the drone, while a second checked the video feed in real time. Hamburg/Gdansk,  17 December 2015 – DNV GL has recently completed several tests using...
December 17th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Film Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Photography, Technical, Technology | Read More