Our Oceaneering PortVision Business Systems provide web-based visibility and reporting of commercial vessel activities around the world.
In 2014, Oceaneering acquired AIRSIS and its PortVision® vessel-tracking product and service unit, and integrated them into Oceaneering’s Communications Solutions group, forming: Global Data Solutions (GDS). The combined entity is unique in its ability to solve maritime and energy business challenges that require offshore IT and communications, video, enterprise-class software, AIS techonlogy, and a common operating picture (COP) for tracking of real-time operations. In today’s demanding marine business environment, solutions that encompass the collection, transmission, integration and display of crucial data are increasingly important for optimizing efficiency while enabling collaborative incident response and reporting.
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