Volpe developed a low-cost, unclassified, near real-time network that is used to track vessels as they traverse the world’s waterways.
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U.S. DOT Volpe Center Director Anne Aylward recently contributed an article to Seaway Compass, the newsletter of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. In this newsletter, Aylward discusses the decades-long partnership between the Seaway and Volpe that has made waterways around the world safer and more efficient for marine traffic.
The Volpe-developed SeaVision is a web-based vessel tracking and information-sharing tool that was chosen as one of three featured exhibits at Secretary of State John Kerry’s Our Ocean Conference.
Volpe has been in the vanguard of developing and deploying state-of-the-art, easy-to-use, cost-effective vessel tracking networks that enhance maritime situational awareness in waterways around the world. Renowned for its major technological advances in communications, traffic management, and marine navigation systems, Volpe’s expert team provides invaluable technical leadership to organizations in the U.S. and abroad. View this infographic to find out how vessel tracking tools are enhancing safety and stability on the world's waterways.