A consortium called Autoprotection, led by France-headquartered technology company Sagem (Safran), has launched its new BlueDome product, an integrated system designed to protect commercial ships against piracy.
The North P&I Club has teamed up with maritime consultancy Gray Page to create an online map highlighting threats and incidents at sea.
WatchStander reports that it has tripled the effective operating range of its automated anti-piracy system, which can now detect vessels and potential piracy threats from up to six nautical miles.
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has developed a new anti-piracy software system that is currently being tested in two maritime operational centres in Kenya and the Seychelles.
Thales has announced the launch of PASTOR, a new counter-piracy service for shipping companies and coastguards.
Raytheon Anschütz has developed a new onboard security system called ShipGuard, which integrates a vessel’s existing navigation systems, such as AIS and radar, with commercial surveillance cameras.
Scottish developer Jargoon has announced that it has added weather and piracy overlays to its Seall Passage Planner.
Transas Marine has announced that it has integrated a Piracy Information Overlay (PIO) into its FleetView Online SSAS-tracking software and its Navi-Planner 4000 voyage planning software.
Pole Star Space Applications, a provider of fleet management systems, and Risk Intelligence, a security intelligence specialist, have announced that they have entered a strategic partnership.
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