Piracy – down but not out

For many, the horn of Africa and the waters off the coast of Somalia are synonymous with piracy. So there was some surprise when a few weeks ago it was reported that an attack on a chemical tanker 330kms of the Somalian coast was the first such incident in over two years. The attack was … Continued

Partnership update

WH Brennan and Motion Smith are two of the latest organisations that have signed up to become resellers of the BigOceanData service. Both serve the maritime sector across South East Asia and between them have more than two hundred years’ experience. WH Brennan has around 5,000 customers and is part of the Survitec Group; a … Continued

Asset tracking – is there a role for AIS?

AIS Asset Tracking Asset tracking, also known as asset monitoring, covers everything from a package brought to the door by a postman to monitoring the movements of ships and aircraft. These days almost anything that moves around is tracked one way or another. To meet these diverse needs there is a wide range of asset … Continued