How satellite vessel monitoring system OWM AIS helps to analyse marine traffic - News
How satellite vessel monitoring system OWM AIS helps to analyse marine traffic
Company OpenWeatherMap - provider of global satellite and weather data, presents a number of research products for monitoring ship traffic OWM AIS. This is simple and user-friendly developer API and display of current and historical information on interactive maps. OWM AIS provides global coverage, our technology allows you to track the ship, not only along the coast, but also in the open ocean. The data is supplied by commercial satellite SpaceQuest, Ltd.
Service OWM AIS enables online mode to watch the movement of about 300 000 ships filtered by more than 50 types and create interactive maps for displaying movement of vessels for each fleet type - such as freight, passenger, fishing or combined. The presence of historical satellite AIS data, which covers both coasts and oceans, broken down by month, also allows you to display the density of vessels on the interactive map within a particular year or month in the past, to analyze the global picture of maritime traffic.
AIS vessel monitoring is a simple and quick way to get an accurate business information in a variety of areas:
- For shipowners, companies engaged in logistics, freight forwarders and charterers OWM AIS is able to determine the current location of the vessel and monitoring the route on a map, find out complete list of parameters for each AIS vessel and reports to effectively manage small and medium sized fleet.
- For financiers, economists, as well as the owners of any business somehow associated with shipping - OWM AIS provides analysis of the trends, risks, and helps to identify new business opportunities, determining the size of the market and the competition assessment.
Joint analysis of historical data and dynamic satellite maps can greatly facilitate the investigation of accidents, incidents which have occurred in the open ocean, as well as help in tracking the pirates and violations of contracts.