A group of ports located in the North East of the UK have joined a project aiming to pilot ‘smart’ digital initiatives and satellite-based systems to improve operations, as part of the Smart Port North East Testbed.
Satellite AIS data provider exactEarth, working in the United Kingdom with the Satellite Applications Catapult, Pole Star Space Applications, TeamSurv and OceanWise, has completed the demonstration of a new global maritime machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) platform that can upload sensor data from vessels in real-time.
The Satellite Applications Catapult (SAC) and The Pew Charitable Trusts in the UK have launched near real-time technology that they say will help authorities monitor, detect and respond to illegal fishing activity across the world’s oceans.
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