Scorpio, TEKEVER to expand maritime drone use in shipping
Leading European maritime drone surveillance and data collection company TEKEVER has announced its partnership with global shipping giant Scorpio in an effort to accelerate deployment of UAVs for security and other operations above the seas.
Portugal-based TEKEVER has rapidly built a reputation as a maritime drone specialist, boasting government and public agency clients in the European Union that use the craft in surveillance work against drug and human traffickers, boats violating pollution and fishing rules, and even pirates. Now, in its pairing with Scorpio Investment Holding Ltd., the company hopes to further broaden deployment of UAVs in commercial shipping to both inform and protect operators from challenges and even threats they may encounter.
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