Cyberhawk Is a Finalist at Offshore Achievement Awards


Cyberhawk Innovations has been recognized as a finalist at the 2017 Offshore Achievement Awards in the Safety Innovation and Export Achievement categories.

The world leader in aerial inspection and survey using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or drones, continues to pioneer the use of this technology to conduct close up inspections of live and difficult-to-reach structures.

The company has been named as a finalist for the Safety Innovation award as a result of its UAV inspection solution for the internal inspection of tanks and confined spaces in the offshore oil and gas industry.

New Service Launched

In 2015, Cyberhawk carried out the world’s first inspection of an internal storage tank on board a Maersk FPSO in the UKCS, successfully launching a new service to the global oil and gas and shipping industry.

The company’s track record proves that this technique dramatically reduces safety risks, can incur savings into seven figures and is at least two- to four-times faster than traditional inspection methods.

Similarly, the shortlisting for the Export Achievement award draws upon Cyberhawk’s original approach to successfully deliver its inspection solution to international markets, proving that UAV technology is a viable option for inspection in the oil and gas and renewables sector. These markets include mainland Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and North America.

Global Potential

“The whole team is honored to have been shortlisted for both prestigious industry awards, which is testament to our engineering pedigree and determination to take an idea and develop an entirely new market,” said Chris Fleming, CEO at Cyberhawk. “We created this industry almost 10 years ago and since undertaking the world’s first inspections of assets such as flares and wind turbines, we realized that this untapped market had huge global potential.”

“Since then we have worked in more than 25 countries, the majority of which have been the country’s very first UAV oil and gas inspection,” he said. “We are proud to have our technology recognized by the industry on a global scale and look forward to the ceremony in March.”

Hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section, the annual awards celebrate pioneering technology and safety innovation, and exceptional individual and company performance in the oil and gas and renewables sector. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony March 23 in Aberdeen.

Source: Cyberhawk Innovations

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