PortVision Selected as Enterprise Portal for Maritime Traffic Analysis within MarView Platform by the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration

Posted by Andrea LaVorgna

San Diego, CAAugust 7, 2008—AIRSIS announced today its PortVision service was selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to provide maritime data analytics and historical reporting for its MarView Internet portal.  Under the subscriber agreement, The Maritime Administration employees will have access to PortVision through the MarView portal.  External MarView users will be able to individually subscribe to PortVision through AIRSIS’ existing federal GSA schedule. 

MarView users will be able to tap into the 1.5 billion record data warehouse maintained by PortVision.  The data warehouse includes individual vessel location reports for AIS-enabled vessels, as well as vessel arrivals, departures and passings for major ports and waterways across North America.  MarView users will be able to leverage PortVision’s animated playback feature to analyze historical vessel movements in support of policy development, incident analysis, vessel tracking, and other requirements key to the Maritime Administration’s mission.  Users also will be able to access PortVision’s business intelligence reporting to gain key insight into vessel and terminal activities.

 “The Maritime Administration was seeking a solution to add maritime business intelligence and data analytics within the MarView portal,” said Louis Effa, Maritime Administration Chief Information Officer. “The capabilities and ease-of-use of the PortVision platform will provide our users with unprecedented access to valuable maritime transportation data.”

Dean Rosenberg, President of AIRSIS, said, “We are delighted that The Maritime Administration has selected our PortVision service as a key analytics platform within their MarView portal.  We look forward to working closely with the Maritime Administration and its information technology contractors to ensure that the Maritime Administration stakeholders are able to maximize the value that they receive from the system.”

Under the Agreement, AIRSIS will host the PortVision platform for the Maritime Administration in addition to providing system integration and engineering services.

About the Maritime Administration: 
The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine.

About PortVision:
PortVision is a web-based service that provides complete visibility and transparency to vessel activities within ports, inland waterways, and offshore.  By leveraging satellite and AIS communications, PortVision supports subscribers with real-time vessel tracking, arrival/departure alerts, and historical reporting and analysis of vessel and terminal activities.  PortVision maintains a data warehouse of over 1.5 billion records of vessel arrival, departure, and movement data for all AIS-enabled vessels in PortVision service areas. PortVision subscribers include most major oil companies, large and small marine service providers, terminal operators, vessel owners, marine agencies, incident response personnel, and government users.   For more information, call 1-858-586-0933, x 122 or visit www.portvision.com.

AIRSIS is a diversified technology company with a 10 year track record of providing innovative solutions to a wide range of customers. We have three main business lines: internet software development, remote asset management, and maritime solutions.  AIRSIS offers standard products, custom solutions, and engineering support.  What links the three businesses is our common mission to apply technology solutions that help organizations perform more effectively.  For more information, call 1-858-586-0933, x122 or visit www.airsis.com.

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858.586.0933 x122

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Posted on Aug 7, 2008 11:47:00 AM