Monitoring Services for Maritime

Reliable Services Supporting Maritime Safety

Based on unique access to leading-edge optical and SAR satellite imagery, we provide detailed information over vast and remote ocean areas. Our Maritime Monitoring Services support shipping and insurance companies, oil, gas & mining organisations, national and private security forces and environmental protection agencies to ensure the safety and efficiency of maritime activities around the globe.

Ocean Finder - Locate, Identify and Track Ocean Assets

Ocean Finder is a unique and innovative interface that allows customers to directly order satellite-based maritime detection and identification reports to monitor ships and activity at sea.

The service encompasses 24/7 access to Ocean Finder platform allowing maritime stakeholders to inspect available satellite footprints in relation to additional information like AIS and nautical charts, as well as the option to order satellite-based situational reports. Vessel detection reports (VDR) include near real-time information regarding vessel positions, size and relevant context information.

A simple pay-per-use concept ensures that users have full control over their budget, while a subscription service is also available.

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Ocean Finder key features:

This service conveniently packages the following steps:

  • Self-selection of the appropriate product depending on the kind of ship to be detected/identified.
  • Satellite sensor activation with the relevant priority to ensure a successful mission.
  • Report delivery, including AIS signal correlation to pinpoint non collaborative vessels.

It can be activated:

  • In routine mode, for background intelligence, as a one-off or on a regular basis.
  • For scheduled or spontaneous operations and emergency delivery can be activated to support urgent event responses.

Reliable service capability through combined use of optical and radar sensors:

  • SPOT 6/7 for daily collection with an ideal resolution to identify larger ships and detect/classify small to medium sized vessels.
  • Pléiades very high resolution imagery allows detection of small vessels and identification of larger vessels. Context information on the vessels’ activity can be extracted.
  • TerraSAR-X for near real-time detection of small to large vessels, independent of cloud cover and lighting conditions, a semi-automated detection capability allows for rapid delivery.

Your advantages with Ocean Finder:

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Allows fleet monitoring

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Relocated hijacked vessels

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Facilitates maritime mission preparation

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Provides situational awareness in hostile areas