Skyports in cargo drone delivery infrastructure deal with Singapore’s Jurong Port
Drone services and urban air mobility (UAM) vertiport specialist Skyports has signed an agreement with the operators of Singapore’s Jurong Port – the only facility in the city-state serving as a multi-purpose cargo platform – to oversee development of infrastructure for planned ship-to-shore UAV deliveries.
London-based Skyports said it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jurong Port authorities to examine the feasibility and structures that would be required to operate cargo drone deliveries between the harbor and offshore ships. Once that exploratory work has been completed, the company will oversee trials flights, drawing from its experience as an operator of UAV fleets transporting both commercial goods and medical supplies, and its leading role developing vertiports for next generation UAM vehicles like air taxis.
The MoU is related to, but distinct from an agreement concluded in February partnering Skyports with local…