Maybe there's an App for That? Satellite AIS for Zone Breaches

Posted by Peggy Browning on Jan 17, 2012 12:08:00 PM

In light of the recent horrible events off the coast of Italy with the Costa Concordia cruise ship, I began to think about what Satellite AIS could do to possibly prevent such a tragedy in the future. 

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Topics: Satellite AIS, Casualty Alerting

Investigating a Vessel Collision with AIS

Posted by Peggy Browning on Dec 15, 2011 11:50:00 AM

Recently, two merchant vessels collided in the Bay of Biscay about 250 miles from Land’s End.  One of the vessels began taking on water and its crew of seven took to two life rafts before the vessel sank.

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Topics: Casualty Alerting, AIS, Vessel Collision

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