(other than “rescue”, there are other things they can provide: weather info/forecasts, fresh water, fuel, food, medical advice/supplies, mechanical assistance/advice, repair assistance, long-range communications relay, etc….but you MUST have both VHF-DSC and HF-DSC radios to contact them…)
A week of ship traffic on the seven seas, seen from space. Get a glimpse of the vibrant lanes of goods transport that link the continents.
The vessel movements were captured using newest terrestrial and space-borne AIS technology from FleetMon and its partner Luxspace. The records cover the world’s merchant fleet with some 100.000s of cargo ships, tankers, ferries, cruise ships, yachts and tugs. FleetMon provides advanced fleet monitoring services, software APIs, reports and analyses of maritime traffic data.
Video Courtesy : FleetMonCom