AIS Vessel Monitoring

Ship traffic is set to grow in this most remote of Ocean regions and now includes commercial ships, tourist cruises, research ships, coastguard icebreakers, exploration survey ships and fishing fleets. Authorities need to have access to accurate and comprehensive Maritime Domain Awareness especially in the treacherous Arctic waters and Satellite AIS is an integral component to building that picture.

This whitepaper discusses the new challenges facing the shipping industry as Arctic shipping continues to increase and the role of Satellite AIS.

Inside you'll find:
  • A background of Arctic Shipping and the challenges within the region
  • How the extended range of Satellite AIS is imperative for accurate monitoring in this remote region
  • A look at how both historical and live Satellite AIS data is crucial for maritime domain awareness in the Arctic