Sunday, December 25, 2022

When Fishing Boats Go Dark At Sea, They’re Often Committing Crimes

Heather Welch (The Converstion)–In January 2019, the Korean-flagged fishing vessel Oyang 77 sailed south toward international waters off Argentina. The

December 25, 2022
Total Views: 13572

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Spire Launches ‘Dark Shipping’ and ‘Spoofing’ Detection

Space-based data company Spire Global (NYSE: SPIR) has launched what it describes as a dark shipping detection product to track vessels manipulating their

November 10, 2022
Total Views: 3736

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

Off The Grid: Chinese Data Law Adds to Global Shipping Disruption

By Jonathan Saul and Eduardo Baptista LONDON/HONG KONG, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from tracking systems following the

November 17, 2021
Total Views: 5212

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Maritime News

Challenging Assumptions Around the MV Wakashio Grounding

By Dr Ryan Lloyd, Head Of Research And Development at Geollect – On Sunday 25th July 2020, the Panama-flagged Japanese-owned MV Wakashio was involved in

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 925

Monday, June 1, 2020
tanker at sea
Maritime News

Panama-Flagged Ships Face Fine for Tampering with Tracking Systems

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, May 31 (Reuters) – Panama’s Maritime Authority said it will impose sanctions on vessels, including fines of up to

June 1, 2020
Total Views: 81

Sunday, December 22, 2019
US Navy Integrated Bridge Navigation System

Flawed Bridge Technology Set The USS McCain Up For Disaster

By T. Christian Miller, Megan Rose, Robert Faturechi and Agnes Chang (ProPublica) Dakota Bordeaux had rarely traveled outside his home state of Oklahoma before

December 22, 2019
Total Views: 307

Monday, July 29, 2019
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Maritime News

United States Wants Ships to Keep Their AIS On

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) – The United States wants all ships to keep their tracking transponders on to cut down on illicit

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
shinya ocean collision

LNG Carrier Collides with VLCC Off Fujairah, UAE – AIS Animation

A Shipping Corporation of India LNG carrier collided with a very large crude carrier at a Fujairah anchorage in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday evening,

March 26, 2019
Total Views: 572

Monday, March 25, 2019

Watch: AIS Animation Shows Just How Close the Viking Sky Cruise Ship Came to Disaster

An animation of the Viking Sky’s AIS ship tracking shows just how close the cruise came to disaster after losing power along the west coast of Norway on

March 25, 2019
Total Views: 192

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Ship Radar ECDIS Console

AIS Problems Revealed in East China Sea

By Laura Kovary (Environmental Maritime Services) –  Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) are causing problems for mariners transiting waters

December 27, 2018
Total Views: 371

Friday, November 30, 2018
HawkEye 360 satellite
Maritime News

SpaceX Rocket Carries New Cubed Satellites That Will Hunt ‘Dark Ships’

By Kyle Stock (Bloomberg) — If all goes as planned with the scheduled SpaceX launch Sunday, a startup called HawkEye 360 will have a trio of satellites

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 83

Friday, November 16, 2018
EEMS Cobalt PAKSOY 1 collision
Maritime News

AIS Animation Shows Bizarre U-Turn Collision in North Sea

Two cargo ships collided in the North Sea off the northwestern coast of Germany on Thursday, resulting in damage to both ships but so far no pollution.

November 16, 2018
Total Views: 121

Friday, November 9, 2018
KNM Helge Ingstad sinking

Video: AIS Animation Shows Collision Between Oil Tanker and Norwegian Frigate

Check out this an AIS animation below showing Thursday’s collision between an oil tanker and a Norwegian frigate taking place in the Hjeltefjorden fjord

November 9, 2018
Total Views: 171

Friday, August 17, 2018
ship bridge at night
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Warns of LED Lighting Interfering with VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the maritime community regarding the potential interference of VHF-FM radio and AIS reception from LED lighting.  The

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 333

Monday, July 23, 2018

AIS Animation Shows Suez Canal Mayhem After Ship Grounds

On 15 July 2018, container ship Aeneas ran aground in the Suez Canal during a southbound transit. As a result of the grounding, the Panamax Alexander, Sakizaya

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 1272

Thursday, September 21, 2017
uss john s. mccain collision
Maritime News

CNO: U.S. Navy Ships Told to Turn AIS Transmitting ‘ON’ in High-Traffic Areas

The U.S. Navy has already taken action to prevent future mishaps involving its ships at sea, including turning on the Automatic Identification Systems of its

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 486

Saturday, April 22, 2017

This Mesmerizing Interactive Map Displays Ship Movements Across the Globe

Researchers at UCL Energy Institute together with London-based data visualization and digital journalism studio Kiln have released this amazing

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 535

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Press Releases

First AIS Aid to Navigation in Sweden Deployed

Danderyd, Sweden – True Heading, leading manufacturer of Automatic Identification System (AIS) solutions, GPS compasses and app navigation, announced today

May 26, 2015
Total Views: 26

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Maritime News

AIS Replay of MV Maersk Garonne Grounding in Fremantle, Western Australia [VIDEO]

Here’s an AIS reconstruction showing the grounding of the MV Maersk Garonne as it entered Fremantle Inner Harbour in Western Australia early Saturday

March 1, 2015
Total Views: 38

Monday, November 17, 2014
Maritime News

New Satellite Data Reveals Major Uptick in Global Maritime Traffic

Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, according to a new study published by the American Geophysical Union

November 17, 2014
Total Views: 272