AIS Chronicle
Maritime Domain Awareness System
for Offshore Infrastructure Protection
AIS Chronicle is the reliable vessel movement monitoring and recording system for submarine cable protection.

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AIS Chronicle is designed from the ground up for the submarine cable operator using years of experience protecting and maintaining large submarine cable networks. AIS has been a resource largely unexploited by the industry. Now, AIS Chronicle provides an easy and cost effective route to reduced fault rates, successful recovery of repair costs and enhanced route planning.

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  • New surveillance system to detect illegal fishing to be tested
  • FIS: At present, the Navy has AIS system (Automatic Identification System), mandatory on all vessels having more than 500 tons of record. The AIS sends...read more

  • Navy increases surveillance in Sundarbans: Tells fishermen to install tracking devices in boats
  • Kolkata: The Navy is increasing surveillance over the remote islands in the Sundarbans and has asked all fishermen to install AIS tracking device in ...read more

  • Police Consider Issuing Curfew Exception Permit To Fishermen, Boat Operators Who Install AIS
  • Bernama - 'I will consider issuing the permit to those who cooperated in installing the AIS', he told reporters after officiating the closing of the Summer Camp ...read more

  • Successful Small Vessel Tracking Trials in South Africa
  • SpaceRef - exactEarth Europe Limited, a UK subsidiary of exactEarth Ltd, the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, recently successfully concluded the ...read more

  • Anti-collision devices to be required in more Japanese ships
  • Bowling Green Daily News - TOKYO - Japan's Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry intends to expand the range of ships that must be equipped with automatic identification system...read more

  • Centre plans to install tracking devices on fishing vessels
  • The Indian Express - The Home Ministry has proposed to install AIS transponders in small boats based on the recommendations of the expert committee...read more

  • Most commercial vessels required to have AIS: U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
  • WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is expanding Automatic Identification System (AIS) requirements to include additional commercial vessels...read more

  • AIS to be fitted on 26,000 fishing boats
  • The Times of India: Marine Police sources said the central government has decided to fit AIS (Advanced Identification System) on about 3 lakh Indian fishing boats,...read more

  • Boats must have AIS and VHF radio devices, says ministry
  • Peninsula On-line: AIS is a digital VHF radio-based transponder system that can prevent collisions and can protect the boat from being run down by a huge, fast moving...read more

  • Trawlers urged to install system for monitoring
  • The Nation: COUNTRIES AROUND the world are being urged to equip their trawlers with satellite-linked Automatic Identification System (AIS) to cope efficiently ...read more

  • USCG AIS Carriage Rule documentation signed by President Obama
  • heraldonline.com: A new USCG AIS Rule will require most work and commercial boats in the US to install an AIS transceiver within 7 months.read more

  • Halifax trawler owner denies vessel damaged subsea cable
  • CBC News: The owner of a Halifax-registered shrimp trawler denies the vessel was behind $2-million worth of damage to a subsea cable operated by a Greenland telecommunications company off the coast of Newfoundland.read more

  • Phuket marine chief plays down 'get AIS connected or go to jail' order
  • Phuket Gazette: The news follows Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut yesterday signing an order to make AIS receivers mandatory on all craft in Phuket waters, effective...read more

  • Automatic Identification System (AIS) for fishing vessels
  • Fishing vessels are required to fit and maintain in operation an automatic identification system (AIS)...read more

  • Govt may ship data to subsea cable telcos - ITNews
  • The Federal Government has indicated it is willing to consider handing submarine fibre operators access to data collected by ships passing in the vicinity of cable infrastructure ...read more

  • MoTC plans identification system for small boats - Muscat Daily
  • Oman, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), is in talks with other GCC countries, for an automatic identification system (AIS) for ...read more

  • Better eyes for coast watchers
  • Vancouver Sun: Kenny wants to see the use of transponders expanded. With a year's notice, the minimum ship size could be cut in half, to 150 tonnes. The following year, it could be halved again...read more

  • Marina 7 to require vessels to install ID system Visayan Daily Star
  • Visayan Daily Star: Dinopol said a circular is being prepared to require all vessels to acquire the AIS, that costs P15,000 to P20,000 each, unlike the vessel traffic monitoring and ...read more

  • Call for fishing boats operating in ESSCOMM areas to instal AIS
  • SANDAKAN: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM) has proposed for the installation of an Automatic Identification System (AIS) on all fishing boats operating in the east coast of Sabah. ESSCOM director-general Datuk Mohammad Mentek said...read more

  • Submarine Networks World 2013
  • Diary Date: 10-12 September 2013. Convening over 200 carriers, cable owners, cable installation and maintenance companies, marine surveyors, engineering consultants and network optimisation organisations, Submarine Networks World 2013 continues to be the best learning and networking platform for all key subsea stakeholders....read more

  • New AIS system cuts shipping accidents.
  • SHAH ALAM (April 30, 2013): The installation of the automatic identification system (AIS) in small boats of less than 15 tonnes has helped reduce the accident rate in the high traffic waters of the Straits of Malacca...read more

  • We are delighted to be attending Sub Optic 2013 conference and exhibition.
  • From the 22nd - 25th April we will be attending this outstanding conference which fosters debate, provides a forum for exchange of ideas and acts as an educational resource for the entire submarine telecommunications community.

  • Sea Reach Systems announce commercial availability of AIS Chronicle.
  • From 22nd April we will be accepting orders for AIS Chronicle - the vessel movement monitoring system for submarine cable protection.

    About AIS

    The Automatic Identification System is a maritime navigation safety communications system standardised by the ITU and adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

    It automatically transmits a vessel’s identity, type, position, course, speed, and navigational status to other ships, SAR aircraft and shore stations.

    AIS has been mandatory for vessels of 300 GT and above and all passenger vessels since 2004.

    In 2007, the new Class B AIS standard was introduced enabling low-cost ship borne equipment triggering multiple additional national mandates and widespread adoption on smaller vessels.

    In 2010 most vessels operating on EU inland waterways were mandated to fit AIS and the entire EU fishing fleet over 15 meters must fit AIS by 2014.

    The range at which AIS can be consistently received is largely determined by the distance to the horizon which is determined by the height of the antennae, though contacts can be made at much greater distances due to atmospheric conditions.