PortVision is a service of Oceaneering International, a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries.
Our PortVision team is part of the Global Data Solutions group at Oceaneering. We deliver some very powerful hardware and software solutions to a broad array of maritime and energy industry clients. Think big data, big problems, and big solutions. And in the case of PortVision, a solution that serves 3,000 users including every major oil company, processing over 50 million real-time ship locations every day.
The watchdogs at China’s Ministry of Environment probably weren’t surprised at the shipping delays recently caused by the heavy smog in the major ports in northern China. But the shippers were. “Most of the time we can berth in one or two days,” said an officer aboard the 119,503 deadweight tonne Nord Vela, anchored off Caofeidian in early January. “But we’ve been waiting four days already.”...Read more