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.
Early Saturday morning, a US destroyer, the USS Fitzgerald, was hit by a container ship just off the coast of Shimoda, Japan. The collision claimed the lives of seven US Navy Sailors. In the aftermath of this tragedy, both sides are trying to figure out exactly what happened. The container ship, ACX Crystal, and the US Navy initially reported the incident at 2:25 am, local time. However,...Read more