Maersk Tankers is testing delivery to vessels on drones

Markus Kuhn peers out through the fog and spots the Maersk Edgar waiting across the chilly Danish waters.

Drone operator Thierry Bauer, dressed against the winter cold after a long journey from his centre of operations in Southern France, carefully attaches the cargo of Maersk cookies to its transport.

“We’ll try and get some distance between us and the vessel, as much as we can while keeping visibility through the fog,” says Kuhn, Supply Chain Manager at Maersk Tankers and part of Maersk Group Procurement Marine, who is running a project to test their possible uses. The test, in collaboration with Bauer’s drone maker Xamen Technologies, was the first using a drone to make a delivery on board a vessel.Read more

Source: maersk.com

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