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Friday, 29 November 2013 00:00

exactEarth launches 5th AIS satellite

Canadian company exactEarth has launched an advanced AIS satellite that will extend its exactAIS constellation to five satellites and increase the capacity of its global vessel monitoring service.

Friday, 11 October 2013 00:00

exactEarth sat-AIS data for US Coast Guard

exactEarth, based in Ontario, has announced that the Marine Exchange of Alaska (MXAK) will provide its AIS data to the US Coast Guard (USCG) under a 12-month contract awarded in September.

Friday, 30 August 2013 00:00

Space AIS satellite ready for launch

Canadian manufacturer COM DEV has announced that it has completed final testing of a new satellite to receive AIS signals in space at a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) laboratory in Ottawa, Ontario.

Friday, 28 June 2013 00:00

Alaska extends AIS coverage

The Marine Exchange of Alaska (MXAK) is to work with exactEarth to form a new Alaska vessel tracking alliance, built on the MXAK PacTracs product offering.

exactEarth has announced the release of a set of web galleries to provide an online environment for the exploration of satellite AIS data.

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is testing a system using satellite AIS (Automatic Identification System) to help vessels arrive just in time for their transit and reduce their fuel consumption.

ORBCOMM has said that the first eight of its second-generation satellites could be launched between October and December, if the new Falcon 9 rocket which is supposed to carry them completes its first two flights on time and successfully this summer.

Friday, 10 May 2013 00:00

Low-cost space-AIS transponders

Canadian firm exactEarth has announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with British company Software Radio Technology (SRT), aimed at optimising the reception of low-cost AIS transponder transmissions via satellite.

Monday, 04 March 2013 00:00

Satellite AIS data deal

TerraMar Networks says it has reached an agreement with ORBCOMM to incorporate its satellite AIS data into a fleet management portal called tracpoint.

Friday, 08 February 2013 00:00

Satellite AIS data available 'on demand'

Satellite AIS data provider exactEarth has announced the release of its new Geospatial Web Services (GWS) product, allowing users to access satellite AIS data on request.

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