Satellite AIS data company exactEarth reports that its AIS payload onboard the Spanish radar satellite PAZ has completed its commissioning phase and is now fully operational, expanding the company’s capabilities to collect global vessel data from space.
Satellite-AIS data provider exactEarth is to gain CAD$7.2 million (approx. US$5.5m) in investment over three years from the Government of Canada, to support the development, management and expansion of exactView RT, the company’s real-time Satellite-AIS service.
SpaceX has successfully launched the first two demonstration satellites for its proposed Starlink global satellite internet network aboard one of its Falcon 9 launch vehicles, part of a joint payload mission alongside Hisdesat’s PAZ satellite.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
exactEarth has been selected by the Government of Ghana’s Fisheries Commission (a member of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme) to provide satellite AIS data services and a small vessel tracking system, as part of a 12-month contract that will be worth between $1 million and $2 million.
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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