NERC's British Antarctic Survey (BAS) using Drones

Drones on ice

[Editor’s Note: Drones are being used to help ships avoid ice, map hard-to-reach areas, survey penguin colonies and spot algae.]

Drone Maritime Delivery Maersk

Drones: Is the Maritime Industry Ready?

This post originally appeared on http://www.marinelink.com/news/maritime-industry-drones413116.aspx. [Editor’s Note: In January, Maersk used a drone to make a delivery to a tanker.] Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or “drones” in common parlance, are not a part of the historical maritime vocabulary. At least not yet. While the term “drones” may conjure images from science fiction, the reality is that companies […]