marine insurance

BigOceanData continues relationship with marine insurance leaders, Insurwave

We are pleased to announce our continued agreement with Insurwave to provide event-based intelligence to the marine insurance blockchain platform. This maritime intelligence assists with automatic risk management events processing; for example, ship entering new warzone and system-generated premium calculations.

New Cargo Schedules Tool is added to BigOceanData

We are excited to announce the latest BigOceanData software addition – Cargo Schedules. An extremely powerful tool keeping you efficient and ahead of the competition. The new Cargo Schedules tool can be used in the following three ways:

First hijacking off Somalia for four years

The hijacking of the Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia is the first such event in that area in nearly five years and has caused international consternation.

Fused data – multiple feeds, single interface

Best-in-classThe core competence of BigOceanData is actually the collection and integration of data transmitted to and from vessels at sea via satellite services.  Its experience in remotely configuring existing onboard vessel transponders to provide integrated solutions with AIS data is second to none in the industry. This is derived from more than 20 years of … Continued

SSAS integration – cut costs by consolidating your data providers

At BigOceanData we are much more than just suppliers of vessel monitoring services, although that does lie at the core of what we do. The sophisticated software that we have developed is all about the exchange and processing of maritime data, which means that is designed to work with much more than AIS. At BigOceanData … Continued

Satellites CAN pick up and relay sea-level AIS transmissions!

Yet for many in the maritime industry, this goes against what they know about the capabilities of AIS. For a long time now, AIS has been understood to be a short range, ground-based, line-of-sight, radio system that works in coastal areas with shore-mounted receivers and between individual vessels at sea. And that is indeed how … Continued

Software upgrade answers security concerns

Cyber security is becoming an increasingly important issue for the maritime industry as ships are open to a growing number of threats. As more onboard systems are run by computers, hackers may gain access to key equipment, including navigation, steering, engine room and cargo handling systems. Although piracy remains a physical security threat to ships … Continued