Millions of dollars of offshore assets are at risk from vessel encroachment every day. Over the last two decades there has been over $100 million in property damage and over 25 fatalities associated with marine pipeline incidents. Much of this is preventable with effective monitoring and real-time alerting of vessel encroachment near high-value offshore assets.
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