Antwerp Tests Autonomous Drones for Port Monitoring and Security

The Port of Antwerp is expanding its testing of autonomous drones to monitor activity and maintain safety across the port complex. This week, for the first time, an autonomous drone was deployed following a fixed route above the port testing applications for inspection and control around the port. The port authority is conducting a series of tests in 2021 towards its vision of deploying a network of autonomous drones in 2022.

Port of Antwerp, via Wikipedia

The current test flights are exploring the use of drones in various situations including infrastructure inspection, surveillance and monitoring, incident management, berth management, and oil spill or drift detection.

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