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Environmental protection

Spire Maritime AIS data can play a critical role in preserving the marine environment by identifying breaches in protected or sensitive areas

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With more than 90 percent of global trade being carried by sea, the amount of industry – petrochemical, timber, cargo, fishing – traversing the world’s waters on any given day is staggering.

Although shipping is the anchor of the global economy, this intense level of vessel traffic can be a detriment to the marine environment. Spire Maritime AIS data helps organizations across the globe protect the marine environment and the fragile ecosystems contained within our oceans.

Relevant blog posts on Environmental Protection

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