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M2M Satellite Communication Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2024.
M2M is a technology that allows both wired and wireless systems to communicate with other similar devices. With this technology companies are able to use various M2M communication applications to transfer and control their data in areas without broadband networks. The crucial aspect of M2M (machine to machine) satellite communication is that it can reduce cost and can work in any region. Satellite has a worldwide reach and it is highly scalable.
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Does LED lighting affect AIS?
Yes, LED lighting may interfere with your AIS and other VHF radios.
Courtesy United States Coast Guard (USCG)
See the USCG Safety Alert 13-18 for further information and how to test whether they do.
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD – U.S. Department of Homeland Security
MARINE SAFETY ALERT
Inspections and Complainace Directorate, Washington DC
August 15, 2018 Safety Alert 13-18
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Potential interference of VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception
The U.S. Coast Guard has received reports from crews, ship owners, inspectors and other mariners regarding poor reception on VHF frequencies used for radiotelephone, digital selective calling (DSC) and automatic identification systems (AIS) when in the vicinity of light emitting diode (LED) lighting on-board ships (e.g., navigation lights, searchlights and floodlights, interior and exterior lights, adornment).
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Courtesy: Malta Today
Source: Malta Today 21 November 2018, 10:49am
Something fishy in the fisheries department.
Simply put, the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture is too understaffed and under-equipped to meet the basic requirements of its role. As a result, a substantial percentage of Maltese fishing vessels are operating without any regular supervision at all.
Last week, the Auditor General published a report focusing on how the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture (DFA) carries out its inspectorate functions.
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The global automatic identification system market to witness a significant rise in demand across different regions.
Courtesy: Latest Market Reports
November 26, 2018 Swapna
Global Automatic Identification System Market: Overview
An automatic identification system (AIS) is a tracking system used on ships to increase the safety aspect of sailing. A new research report by Future Market Insights briefs all about the global automatic identification system. This comprehensive research report is titled, “Automatic Identification System Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2027)”, which presents the current market scenario along considering the dynamics affecting it. According to the outcomes of global automatic identification system market’s analysis, it is expected to reach a market value of over US$ 340 Mn by the end of 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period.
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