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exactEarth expands user base with significant orders

Cambridge, ON –November 24, 2011exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of satellite AIS data services, today announced that it has received three new significant orders for exactAIS™, its global vessel tracking and monitoring system. exactAIS uses an advanced satellite constellation and proprietary processing technology to deliver unprecedented maritime detection capabilities to its growing customer base.

The recent orders were placed by the Governments of Australia and Singapore, both new customers, and by an existing customer, the Canadian Government, to support and enhance a wide range of applications including Maritime Surveillance and Security, Traffic Monitoring, Environmental Protection, and Search and Rescue Operations.

Pirates hijack MT Halifax Oil Tanker

Nigerian pirates targeted the oil tanker, MT Halifax, boarding the vessel off Port Harcourt in southern Nigeria. The crew of 25 are now being held by the pirates who are expected to steal the oil in the ship’s hold. The pirates are thought to have sailed into the Gulf of Guinea, according to security officials.

Somali Pirates Hijack Chemical Tanker- Liquid Velvet

A Greek owned chemical tanker, Liquid Velvet, was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden on Monday,October 31st. The vessel is now being routed to the Somali coast according to a regional maritime expert. The vessel was en route to India from the Suez.

As monsoon season ends, the seas off the Horn of Africa are expected to flatten allowing for more pirate attacks to take place in this notoriously dangerous area.

Announcing the New exactEarth YouTube Channel

Announcing the New exactEarth YouTube Channel

exactEarth has created a home for our latest and greatest movies right on YouTube. Be sure to subscribe to the new exactEarth YouTube channel so you don’t miss any of our future data demonstrations!

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