LRIT/AIS technologies

[B]Ship monitoring: How are LRIT and AIS signals being used? Who benefits, and how? And which companies are making the biggest innovative leaps?[/B]

I’ve started an ongoing study into monitoring of shipping and government’s efforts to regulate shipping traffic at the blog

I’m looking for examples of companies that are doing interesting things with tracking data, either on the user or provider side. Do you work with this, or have experience or knowledge of examples?

I’m not looking for critique of ship monitoring, per se. That discussion is taking place elsewhere. Nor am I seeking information related to what governments are doing here - only information from private enterprise.

Additions to this discussion will be co-published to a dedicated blog (

Original posting HERE