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Nordic Unmanned & European Maritime Safety Agency Complete First Successful Night Flight in Denmark

NOVEMBER 3rd, 2020 – Gniben, Denmark – A first night flight was completed on October 30th 2020 in Denmark, paving the way to extendedperiods of operations for the purpose of monitoring vessels emissions. For the last 4 months, Nordic Unmanned has controlled over 180 vessels for compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap and conducted…


Meet the people behind the Unmanned future: Michael Cooper – RPAS Pilot

Get to know our pilots, who are flying operations in many different countries in these strange times. With isolations, quarantining and testing, Michael explains us how the last couple of months has been. Last three operations 1. Amalthia; Oil spill response installation 2. Stefan Cel Mare; Border force support 3. Lundy Sentinel; Fishery insepction support…

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Nordic Unmanned and European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Start Operations in Antwerp, Belgium

OCTOBER 30th, 2020 – Antwerp, Belgium. Port authorities in Antwerp, Belgium, are making use of EMSA’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to support their day-to-day monitoring of port operations and rapid response to pollution incidents in the port area. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest port areas in the world, with a…

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Nordic Unmanned & European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Start Sulphur Measurements in World’s Busiest Shipping Lane

SEPTEMBER 28th, 2020 Pas-de-Calais, France – Nordic Unmanned, alongside our great partners, NORCE Research Institute AS, Schiebel and Explicit, look forward to assist EMSA in supporting French Maritime Authorities in the enforcement of sulphur emission regulations in the world’s busiest shipping lane in the strait of Pas-de-Calais. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is…

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Nordic Unmanned on Track to Exceed 2019 Numbers with 200%

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020, Sandnes, Rogaland – Despite Covid-19 and travel restrictions, Nordic Unmanned has surpassed their numbers from 2019. Knut Roar Wiig explains why this is such an achievement: “Covid-19 has changed a lot in everyone’s day to day and work life, and we are all trying to adapt to the new normality. That is why…


What is the Fuzz About World’s First Drone Logistics Operations to an Offshore Installation?

In August 2020, Nordic Unmanned and Equinor carried out the first unmanned delivery to Troll A – an offshore oil and gas installation in full production. This flight was a testament to how far the unmanned industry has come – and a teaser for what is still to come. Turning visions into actions For many years, there have been talks about how unmanned systems can give…

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Nordic Unmanned and Equinor Creates Aviation History

AUGUST 28, 2020, Mongstad, Vestland – On the 27th of August, Equinor and Nordic Unmanned created global aviation history when they carried out an advanced long-range BLOS unmanned flight to supply a 3D-printed component to Troll A. The flight range was 100km (55nm) each way and was carried out from Mongstad. A CAMCOPTER® S-100 from…

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UK Ministry of Defence Announces Contract with Nordic Unmanned

AUGUST 17, 2020 – Sandnes, Rogaland. Nordic Unmanned AS has been awarded a £272,656  innovation contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to demonstrate unmanned aerial systems sensors, data exploitation, and a semi-autonomous capability as part of the “Map the Gap” competition . The competition seeks to…

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Nordic Unmanned, Unisphere and ESA Space Solution Joins Forces in Development Project

JUNE 26, 2020 Sandnes, Rogaland – By combining expertise, Nordic Unmanned, Unisphere and ESA have joined forces to innovate ship emission monitoring operations with remotely piloted aircrafts. The project is described as followed by  Unisphere:  “Operating in areas of heavy ship traffic and challenging environmental conditions, the emission monitoring flight missions are very complex. Strategic…

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