HHLA Sky and the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) have agreed to technology partnership, in order to use automated drones within the Port of Hamburg.
his technology aims to assist in finding many promising solutions for logistical, sensory or coordinative processes.
Specifically, HHLA Sky has a developed a control centre for the operation and monitoring of drones, and has introduced it on the global market.
The solution will display and control all associated processes in a safe and understandable manner, explains Matthias Gronstedt, Managing Director of HHLA Sky, adding that “the HPA is able to collect very different kinds of data using mobile teleoperated sensors.”
The next phase of product development for the new ‘drones as a service’ product will be launched with this partnership and pilot operations will being this year, informeds Phanthian Zuesongdham, Head of Division Port Process Solutions at the HPA.
In the event of storm surges, accidents or other unforeseeable disruptions, flying, floating or self-driving robots can be on-site considerably faster and provide high-resolution videos and pictures for an exact overview of the situation. The time saved can be decisive in an emergency
stated Jens Meier, Chairman of the Executive Board of the HPA.