Marine Exchange technology assists distressed vessels, Coast Guard

(JUNEAU, Alaska) — The Marine Exchange of Alaska is equipped with such advanced technology that shipping organizations all over North America are benefiting from it, the Fort Mill Times newspaper reported. The Juneau shipping bureau’s satellite and Web-based systems help to track vessels in Alaska waters and thousands of miles away. The Coast Guard, National Transportation Safety Board and other Marine Exchange locations are using data from the Alaska system.
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By Professional Mariner Staff