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How a Decades-Long Partnership Led to Safer Waterways around the World

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...

African Nations Gain Vessel-Tracking Skills

Volpe hosted nine representatives from Cape Verde, Senegal, and Tanzania this summer to teach them how to install and maintain the Volpe-developed vessel tracking system that can help African nations combat criminal maritime activities

Maritime Situational Awareness Infographic (PDF)

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...

SeaVision Improves Africa's Maritime Picture

An evolving maritime domain awareness tool is helping countries on the western coast of Africa combat human traffic smuggling, illicit drug trade, piracy, and illegal fishing on their waterways.