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Video: Container ship activity

Ships were recorded by the Satellite Automatic Identification System.

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This video shows the movement of ships from August 2011, as recorded by the Satellite Automatic Identification System (S-AIS). The velocity of the dots in the video reflects ship speed. The onboard S-AIS transponder electronically transmitted ship information, location, and speed to satellite, which monitors and tracks ship locations for safety purposes.

Source: International Council on Clean Transportation

 

 

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