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exactEarth Proud to Join MEOPAR as New Industry Partner

Cambridge, ON – June 24, 2014– exactEarth Ltd., a leading provider of global maritime vessel data, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR). exactEarth is proudly joining the MEOPAR network as one of the first commercial partners and is excited to support new internships and various workshops, while also collaborating to further research and training activities within the MEOPAR network. In return, MEOPAR will now have access to the exactAIS® data service for use in multiple central projects across the maritime academic and research community of Canada.

exactEarth Celebrates 6th Anniversary of First AIS Satellite Launch

Cambridge, ON – June 17, 2014 – exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of global satellite AIS data services, recently celebrated the 6 year launch anniversary of its first dedicated AIS satellite-NTS. NTS was launched from Sriharikota, India on the PSLV-A1 rocket on April 28, 2008 and was originally built as an experimental AIS payload with a design life of 3 months. The satellite continues to be in good health today and has now completed 2235 days and 33100 orbits of the earth.

Drunk Captain Grounds Ship in Sweden


This past Sunday afternoon, the 90-meter-long Malta-registered cargo ship Kaisa was expected to arrive in the port of Helsingborg, Sweden. That afternoon, the Swedish Coast Guard’s Command Center received an alarm that the vessel had run aground in the entrance to the Helsingborg’s bulk port. 

exactEarth Receives Defense Intelligence Integration Enterprise (DI2E) Gold Star Recognition for the Second Straight Year

exactEarth Ltd. recently showcased the exactAIS Geospatial Web Services™ and the ShipView™ web application at the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (D12E) Plugfest sponsored by the U.S. Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence in Washington, DC. exactEarth is pleased to have once again received Gold Star recognition from the DoD in recognition of the ability to align with the DI2E Framework.

exactEarth Announces New Small Vessel Tracking Service

Cambridge, ON- May 23, 2014— exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of Satellite AIS (Automatic Identification System) data services, recently announced a mutually exclusive alliance with SRT plc (SRT), the leading AIS manufacturer. This strategic alliance has produced an innovative and revolutionary new solution for tracking the millions of small vessels traversing our oceans daily around the globe. Central to this solution is a jointly developed new technology called ABSEA™ (Advanced Class B Satellite Enabled AIS) that, for the first time, enables low power AIS transceivers to be tracked from space. Small and inexpensive ABSEA enabled AIS devices, which can be easily installed on small commercial and leisure vessels with just a clip-on tamper proof battery powered unit, can now be tracked by the exactEarth existing satellite constellation. This critical information can now be securely delivered to customers through the new exactAIS Trax™ service from exactEarth that for the first time, delivers a global monitoring capability to track any maritime vessel, regardless of size and proximity to shore-based receivers.

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