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.
Building a canal across Thailand’s Kra Isthmus to connect the Andaman Sea in the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea isn’t a new idea. In fact, it’s been around since the 17th century, when a king in the region requested a report on the feasibility of the project. The notion resurfaced two centuries later, when Ferdinand de Lesseps—the “Father of the Suez Canal”—expressed support for such a...Read more