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First Offshore Wind Farm in US Launches

Posted by PortVision on Jan 17, 2017 6:07:00 AM

The Block Island Wind Farm, located 22 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, went into full production in December, 2016. It is America's first offshore wind farm and will deliver electricity into the New England energy grid by a submarine transmission cable system, called sea2shore.

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Ship's anchor cuts internet cables from Jersey to the UK

Posted by Chris Leslie on Dec 16, 2016 6:07:00 AM

Last month, a ship transiting the English Channel accidentally cut internet cables, used by network company JT, that connected Jersey to the UK. This resulted in dramatically slower internet speeds for residents on the island, who had to rely on a single cable connected to France.

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Protecting Maritime Assets

Posted by Jason Tieman on Oct 25, 2016 6:07:00 AM

***This article originally appears in the October 2016 edition of Ocean News & Technology

Safety and security are as important as operational efficiency for owners of geographically dispersed maritime assets and remote infrastructure. These organizations are increasingly much more proactive about monitoring and responding to the threat that vessels pose to assets including pipelines, offshore rigs and other fixed infrastructure above and below the water. When a vessel comes into contact with these assets, it can lead to unplanned and expensive surveys, repairs, costly litigation, and the potential of third-party claims for the economic and environmental impacts of a spill in the maritime environment.

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AIS Tracking Technology is the Safe Option

Posted by Jason Tieman on Apr 21, 2016 6:07:00 AM

Jason Tieman, Maritime director of PortVision, looks at some of the latest developments in vessel tracking technology and their implications for improved safety at sea.

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Protecting Assets: AIS-Based Vessel Tracking

Posted by Jason Tieman on Apr 14, 2016 6:08:00 AM

***This article originally appeared in Port Technology International, Navis World Edition #65

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Using Vessel AIS Data to Protect Pipelines and Remote Assets

Posted by Jason Tieman on Mar 17, 2016 6:08:00 AM

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