February 2, 2021

Full-service unmanned aviation company, Flylogix, has entered into a strategic partnership with Oil Spill Response Ltd, to develop enhanced response techniques using long-range unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

The two-year development agreement will explore the benefits of using long-range UAS – operating beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) – for spill identification, quantification and monitoring. This comes at a time when service providers, and their customers, are increasingly looking to reduce the movement of people and their offshore-related risk exposure, a situation magnified by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In consultation with the energy sector and other key stakeholders, including maritime search and rescue organisations, the partnership will develop ways to support effective interoperability between manned and unmanned assets. Read more…