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Surviving Supply Chain Shock: The Value of Visibility

The COVID-19 crisis has hit world maritime trade and supply chain operations with unprecedented scale and speed. Now more than ever, visibility is crucial to keep shipping, ports and cross-border trade flowing as efficiently as possible and equally to help

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Global Container Shipping gets a New Digital Track and Trace Standard

As we highlighted in two extensive ORBCOMM reports during the last quarter of 2019 – the Next Phase of IoT in Shipping Digitalization: Data Interoperability, Integration & Intelligence and Disrupting the Cold Chain: 5 Key Takeaways from Cool Logistics – work is

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Closing the Gap: How IoT Technology is Enabling Total Visibility of Refrigerated Containers at Sea

Refrigerated containers spend a large portion of their in-transit time at sea, where managing them poses a series of challenges. Crews are often unable to complete regular checks because of heavy workloads, unfavorable sea and weather conditions and the size

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AIS Data: Paving the Way for a Brighter Future

Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a maritime automatic tracking system that monitors a ship’s location information, identification and much more. Adam Barnes is ORBCOMM’s newest Maritime Business Executive and in this Q&A shares his thoughts on AIS Data and its uses in the

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AIS Data Helping Improve Artisanal Fishing Safety in Local Communities

Fishing is probably the most dangerous occupation in the world, and the people affected by accidents at sea are often among the poorest in society. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that of the four million fishing vessels worldwide,

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Sea Traffic Management: Maritime Visibility Made Easier

A Deep Dive Into Sea Traffic Management One of the largest challenges in the maritime industry is that there is no coordinated system that allows the monitoring and control of vessel passage around the world. Compare this to the airline

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AIS + M2M: Working Together to Address Illegal Fishing and Other Maritime Industry Challenges

ORBCOMM is at SEADEVCON this week in Hamburg, Germany. The event features an AIS Summit on how current and future tracking and visibility technology can be used for fuel and emission savings, anti-pollution, against overfishing, and to support sustainability. Visitors

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AIS Data Helping Track Fisheries’ Global Footprint

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), there are approximately 38 million fisherman or fish farmers in the world, and fishing and aquaculture provide direct and indirect employment to over 500 million people the world

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The Future of Industrial IoT, Satellite M2M and Telematics

Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Member Interview | John Stolte: Executive VP of Technology and Operations, ORBCOMM & MSUA Board Treasurer Catherine Melquist (President, MSUA):  It was great seeing you at MSUA’s awards luncheon during SATELLITE18 and I appreciate you

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Cold Chain Monitoring: Transporting Perishables Around the Globe

Peter Kuijt, VP of Sales Europe, explains why ORBCOMM’s end-to-end solutions for two-way wireless cold chain monitoring is leading the way globally. 1. When transporting perishable goods such as fresh fruit and vegetables what are the typical challenges faced in ensuring

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