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We are on a journey to make unmanned search and rescue normal. Here’s the latest news from team Zelim.

Ocean Winds & Zelim join forces to enhance floating offshore wind safety

FEB 24: Zelim’s AI-enabled person overboard detection technology is set to anticipate safety issues on floating offshore wind farms, with the software being trialled at WindFloat Atlantic, Ocean Winds’ operating floating offshore wind farm in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. Zelim, a UK-based startup developing innovative search and rescue solutions, is joining forces with Ocean Winds […]

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CNN ‘Tech for Good’ documentary about Zelim released

As part of their ‘Tech for Good’ series, global media giant CNN recently filmed a short documentary film about Zelim and its potentially lifesaving technologies. CNN (excerpt) — Far from the watchful eyes of the coastguard, Scotland’s waters are home to a growing number of offshore wind farms, alongside their oil and gas rigs – and working […]

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Zelim teams up with US Coast Guard to trial AI in search and rescue

SEP 23: The US Coast Guard Research and Development Center has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Zelim, a start-up based in Edinburgh, Scotland, to jointly explore the potential application and effectiveness of AI-enabled detection and tracking technology in search and rescue. Finding someone in the water is the most fundamental challenge […]


Stewart Gregory, ex-Survitec VP, joins Zelim as COO

AUG 23: Stewart Gregory, Former Vice President for Innovation & New Product Development at Survitec joins Zelim as Chief Operating Officer (COO) Stewart has been brought in to commercially rollout Zelim’s lifesaving product suite, including the Swift rescue conveyor and Guardian remotely operated rescue vessel. Stewart joins at a crucial juncture as the business moves […]


Port of Milford Haven Vessels to Feature Zelim Rescue Tech

JUN 23: The Port of Milford Haven, the biggest port in Wales and largest energy port in the UK, plans to move forward with an extensive trialling package of Zelim’s innovative Swift rescue conveyor on its operational pilot vessels. The port may also utilize this technology on their new, state-of-the-art Pilot Vessel, currently in the […]


Offshore Swift Conveyor Demonstration for Vattenfall

MAY 23: A new rescue system has dramatically increased the chances of pulling anyone who has fallen overboard from a ship safely out of the water in under a minute. At a three-day demonstration around Vattenfall’s Ramsgate offshore wind cluster, offshore search, and rescue specialists Zelim demonstrated how their Swift Rescue Conveyor system was around […]


Zelim selects Sea Machines Autonomy for Unmanned SAR Vessel

APR 23: Scottish Search and Rescue (SAR) technology innovator, Zelim, has developed the Guardian class of fast rescue craft, controlled by Sea Machines Robotics’ SM300 maritime autonomy, enabling unmanned operation of the vessel employing Zelim’s casualty detection and recovery process.   The 8.5m Guardian includes Sea Machines SM300 remote command and control product, making it […]


Metal cut in Devon for world’s first unmanned Fast Rescue Craft

JAN 23: Coastal Workboats has announced a new partnership with Scottish Search and Rescue technology innovator, Zelim.  Metal was recently cut for Zelim’s first ‘Guardian Class’ Fast Rescue Craft vessel at Coastal Workboats’ Devon yard. As a first of its kind, the 8m ‘Guardian Class’ combines Zelim’s innovative Swift Rescue Conveyor with a Fast Rescue […]

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