The Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) group in the US reports that it is working on a joint pilot project with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to utilise automatic identification system (AIS) technology to monitor vessel activity in close proximity to submerged pipelines.
Northrop Grumman Corporation reports that it has completed core capability development of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (AIS) in the US, and delivered it to the US Coast Guard to begin formal government testing prior to deployment.
PortVision has announced that its desktop Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel-tracking service is now available in a mobile platform that has been optimised for smartphones including BlackBerry, iPhone and Android devices.
Saab and Thrane & Thrane have both introduced new AIS products, building on their existing technologies with the addition of improved functionality.
Satellite AIS data provider exactEarth has announced the release of a new product, exactAIS Premium, combining satellite and terrestrial-based sources of data in order to provide detailed global information on ship location.
SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, has agreed a contract with tug operator SVITZER to carry out annual radio and Automatic Identification System (AIS) surveys on all of its 90 UK-based vessels.
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