maritime

Skyports Drone Services onboards RigiTech to launch inter-island drone deliveries in Korea

Skyports Drone Services has today announced the launch of a new project in Yeosu City, Korea, for the delivery of pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs by drone. The project will be the first time Skyports Drone Services operates flights with new drone partner RigiTech. The Yeosu City drone project, supported by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and…

Skyports Drone Services demonstrates heavy lift for Royal Navy logistics and humanitarian use cases

Skyports Drone Services, the global leader in drone deliveries, surveys and monitoring, has today announced its successful participation in phase two of the Royal Navy Uncrewed Aerial Systems Heavy Lift Challenge (UASHLC) with Pelican Cargo, a fully autonomous and 100% electric, heavy-payload aircraft made by Pyka, the California-based leader in industrial autonomous electric aircraft technology.…

Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services launch fully electric drone deliveries in Orkney

Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services have today announced the launch of the Orkney I-Port operation, a drone delivery project established in partnership with Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority and Loganair. Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services have established a daily inter-island mail distribution service between three islands on Orkney. The project will initially operate…

Introducing Mitchell Williams, Skyports’ new Korea Country Manager

In an interview with Skyports’ new Korea Country Manager, Mitchell Williams, we take a closer look at the adoption of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and Drone Services in Korea, how we anticipate it will take shape, and the impact it will have in one of the world’s innovation powerhouses.    Q: You’ve lived in Korea for over…

Skyports Drone Services introduces Cash-to-Master deliveries in Singapore and Korea

Skyports Drone Services has announced the addition of Cash-to-Master (CTM) services to its repertoire of ship-to-shore services. The CTM service was announced today at the annual Singapore Maritime Week event, with a live demonstration of the new offering taking place at the Maritime Drone Estate, Singapore’s drone testbed. Attendees included event delegates and representatives from…

The power of ship-to-shore drone delivery in maritime supply chains

Skyports Drone Services strategist Michael Merritt shares his views on the opportunities and applications for drone services in the maritime industry. The global drone market has seen explosive growth throughout the last decade; The market is expected to grow from $15B to $90B by 2030. The reduced cost, increased speed, and zero carbon emission associated…

Skyports strengthens maritime drone delivery commercialisation efforts; inks two new partnerships with shipping companies Wilhelmsen and Thome

Skyports has entered into two new commercial partnerships with Thome Group, a fully integrated ship management company, and Wilhelmsen Ships Agency, one of the worlds’ largest ships agents. Adding the reach and competencies of Thome and Wilhelmsen will accelerate Skyports’ ambitions in bringing drone delivery services to Singapore’s bustling maritime sector. With strong backing and…