More key players in the industry are turning to drones to improve the safety of their employees, increase productivity and collect more precise data.
The first of its type in the world, the Collision-tolerant UAS is a drone that can operate in complex and pitch-dark environments – a perfect solution for confined space inspections and surveys.
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Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are the future. They’re where the maritime industry is heading and more and more companies are already beginning to embrace the opportunities they bring to improve safety, reduce costs, speed up processes and collect more accurate data.
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The superyacht fraternity are waking up to the growing threat that drones pose to privacy, safety & security on-board their yachts. 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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A crew member suffers a Sudden Cardiac Arrest at sea. You’re hundreds of miles away from a hospital, medevac will take hours and nobody nearby has any medical training. What do you do?
We designed Lifeforce for exactly this kind of situation!
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How do you currently test your water supply for Legionella? Or Echerichia Coli? Do your procedures comply with MLC 2006? Do they meet Flag state requirements and WHO guidelines for operational and source water testing?
We used feedback from 8,000 marine decision makers to make sure that Drinksafe is designed to meet the needs of the industry.
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There are over 52,000 commercial vessels operating out at sea, often for months at a time. The work requires mental toughness – the hours are long and physically demanding with split shifts and military-precision routine. The economic struggles faced by the maritime industry have also meant the reduction of crew numbers and an increase in work hours. All these factors contribute to physical and mental fatigue.
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UAS advancements are increasingly impacting our everyday lives, from agriculture & filmmaking to security and communications down to the products we have delivered. Its advances present major changes for the future of the maritime industry. As disruptive as the smartphone has been to the world, the use of drones will revolutionise the landscape of ship operations for years to come.
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can affect anybody of any fitness level and age, anywhere, at any time. It’s the world’s biggest killer, with over 17.3 million deaths per year worldwide due to heart complications, and with it expected to rise to as much as 23.6 million by 2030, being protected and having the correct equipment is key to helping victims survive. Not only does it help improve the safety and welfare of your crew, it can save thousands of dollars in medical expenses. 1 in 5 ship excursions are forced to divert due to medical reasons. The potential cost saving to the maritime industry is in excess of $168 million per year.
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Regulations surrounding potable water on ships
In August 2013, the Maritime Labour Convention’s (MLC) started to enforce their regulations (MLC 2006), aimed at maintaining high-quality drinking water onboard ships, to protect crew from waterborne health risks.
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The world’s biggest killer, Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. Sadly, most mariners will know of someone who’s had a SCA at sea, as SCA can affect anyone, anywhere and regardless of how fit they are. When a person collapses, is unresponsive, and is not breathing normally, he or she is most likely experiencing SCA. Whether the victim survives, depends largely upon the immediate intervention of bystanders.
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