Drone threat concern
Martek concern over emerging threat.
ISPS Code fails to contemplate aerial threats from drones says Martek
According to Martek Marine, terrorist use of drones deploying explosives is already well documented and the potential for a drone to deliver an explosive charge through the deck of an oil/gas tanker with potentially catastrophic results is a stark reality.
Recent years have seen a massive advance in drone endurance, range and payload capacity whilst the price has also plummeted, leading to a proliferation of drones expected to reach 12million by 2020.
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