Arctic 2019 By Fraser Morton
Improving maritime monitoring in the seas surrounding Svalbard

AIS base stations for a wild location

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) and Kongsberg have been working to develop, install and maintain AIS base stations that will help monitor and manage maritime traffic around Svalbard, while dealing with hazards like extreme cold, powerful gales — and polar bears.

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  • Gunvor Hatling Midtbø
    Vice President, Communications

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