Maritime

SATELLITES MONITORING THE OCEANS

SATELLITES CAN…
Satellites can track any moving  vehicle across their entire journey with high accuracy.Pinpoint
Connected ShipSatellites provide connectivity of ships to ports to co-ordinate arrivals and departures to increase fuel efficiency.
ContainershipSatellites can track any moving vehicle across their journey and with the help of sensors, can communicate the health of the asset.
SensorMeasureSeveral National Space Agencies, including NASA and ESA, have satellites that monitor the air’s quality.
Earth Observation satellites can see over large areas of the Earth, detecting changes such as the distribution of algae (including harmful algae) near the surface.Algae
pirate boatSatellites can monitor ship patterns to identify illegal activity.
InternetSatellites can connect you to the internet in remote locations, such as at sea.
WaveSatellites can monitor wave heights and direction.
fishSatellites are helping to monitor fishing activities to help maintain the long-term sustainability of fish stocks.
SensorMeasureSatellites can simultaneously measure the temperature and conductivity of seawater, as well as calculate salt concentration using a well-established formula.
Satellites monitoring the oceans

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70% OF GLOBAL TRADE IS TRANSPORTED BY SEA

ANNUAL VOYAGES THROUGH THE NORTH WEST PASSAGE

1980s: 4 PER YEAR
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LAST 5 YEARS: 20-30 PER YEAR

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7X MORE CRUISE PASSENGERS THAN 20 YEARS AGO

one in five fish is caught illegally

WORLDWIDE

4 million fishing vessels

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