SRT Marine Systems has announced its intention to build and launch its own maritime monitoring satellite constellation, to be called OCEAN-SCAN, which will provide global vessel detection and tracking.
Satellite AIS data company exactEarth has announced that its exactTrax small vessel monitoring technology has been incorporated into the VMS Track-Pro Class B AIS transponder developed by Weatherdock of Nuremberg, Germany.
Hamburg-based software company Hanseaticsoft has reached an agreement with searoutes.com to import data from the nautical navigation data provider into the Hanseaticsoft CFM Charter software module.
Satellite AIS company exactEarth has launched exactView RT, a real-time vessel tracking system using more than 60 maritime satellite payloads, designed, built and operated by Harris Corporation and hosted onboard the Iridium NEXT constellation of satellites.
MarineTraffic and the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering the sharing of information and data to improve both organisations’ services and allow for more accurate analysis of global trade and shipping trends.
Maritime technology companies ORBCOMM, Pole Star and Weatherdock have jointly developed Hali, a system which combines terrestrial AIS, satellite AIS, and satellite M2M technology into a single package for vessel tracking.
GateHouse Logistics has launched a new Cloud-based service using AIS signals to provide real-time tracking of loads port-to-port, aimed at manufacturers, cargo owners, logistic service providers, container owners and other players in the supply chain.
Google, Oceana and SkyTruth have launched Global Fishing Watch, a collaboration which aims to end Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing through the collection and display of satellite AIS (Automatic Identification System) data.
BigOceanData and Alltek Technology Singapore have won a tender to supply AIS vessel monitoring services to a Singapore government organisation, with the system now already live.
LuxSpace and its partner ORBCOMM have agreed a four-year satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data service framework contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), to be used for maritime safety and ship monitoring.
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