Space opportunities for the Marine Industry in the Arctic

Tekes, the Finnish Marine Industries, the Arctic Society of Finland and European Space Agency ESA organise a seminar on what space data can offer today and in the near future for the Arctic marine industry.
Date: Tue 25.11.2014

Satellites – communication, navigation and earth observation – are already part of the day-to-day activities in the shipping industry. With the forthcoming of new satellites the data becomes more easily accessible, real-time or near-real-time, while communication becomes more reliable and navigation more precise.

The seminar discusses Arctic economic potential and activities. For instance what are the solutions and benefits space data can provide, e.g. in route optimization and autonomous operations, and what are the funding possibilities.

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