Genscape offers exclusive vessel coverage of US inland waterways

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Genscape, a leading global provider of real-time data and intelligence for the global commodity and energy markets, has announced the complete integration of more than 400 terrestrial AIS antennas in North America, providing a new level of data accuracy and visibility into ship movements in the U.S.

Genscape’s private monitoring network covers every commercial port in the U.S., and over 90 percent of U.S. inland waterways, including extensive coverage of key regions such as the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, and the Gulf Coast. With this enhanced coverage only available to Genscape customers, commodity traders, ship owners and operators, and port service providers gain unique, real-time insight of vessel movements in North America, and an understanding of their associated commodity flows and trade patterns.

For traders and analysts, Genscape’s comprehensive AIS network offers unrivaled insights into the opaque inland-waterways trade with the finest possible level of granularity, not available elsewhere. This empowers customers to identify patterns associated with routine operations, so that they have real-time indications of potential market opportunities when vessels deviate from regular routes, experience delays, or exhibit unusual activity.

For ship owners and managers, Genscape’s network expansion provides the only source of current information on all vessels operating in U.S. coastal areas and inland waterways. Port service providers can expect the most reliable and up-to-date information available on expected vessels and estimated times of arrival.

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By Professional Mariner Staff