Cambridge, ON- March 7 2012 -- exactEarth Ltd., a leading provider of global maritime vessel data, are pleased to announce a new agreement with Global Spatial Technology Solutions Inc. ("GSTS") a provider of Intelligent Maritime Solutions for the provision of shipping data .
Under this agreement exactEarth will provide its global shipping data feed, exactAIS® to GSTS to aid in the creation of a maritime vessel management capability that will enhance the overall marine logistics efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of vessels chartered by Resolute Forest Products to ship their goods. This capability will be achieved by the analysis of vessel movement from port to port through the use of space based vessel tracking data provided by exactEarth. "The vessel information data provided by exactEarth enables us to provide intelligent solutions for vessels at any point on the globe, including the Arctic regions", states Richard Kolacz, President and Co-Founder of GSTS. Funding from the Government of Canada through the Fed Dev Enterprise program has supported the development of this capability through an award to GSTS.
"We are delighted to be involved in this important project" said Peter Mabson, President of exactEarth. "We are beginning to see more and more examples of where the global nature of our unique data products can be applied, and it is particularly pleasing to be able to support this vital work aimed at developing sustainable solutions and reducing environmental impact".
About exactEarth Ltd. exactEarth, based in Cambridge, Ontario, is a data services company providing the most advanced information on global maritime traffic available today. Our premium service, exactAIS®, delivers an unrivalled view of the recognized maritime picture at a global scale. Offering fully secure data in a variety of industry standard formats and delivery methods, exactEarth's data provides real value for a wide range of operational maritime applications delivering operational efficiencies, enhancing security, safeguarding the environment, and assisting in saving lives. exactEarth is jointly owned by COM DEV International Ltd (TSX: CDV) and HISDESAT Servicios Estratégicos S.A. For more information, visit our new website at www.exactearth.com.
About GSTS GSTS is a wholly owned Canadian Company, registered in Alberta and Ontario, focused on providing data intelligence solutions through the analysis of data from terrestrial and space based sensors. GSTS solutions are focused on providing enhanced safety, security and operational capability in the maritime, environmental and Oil and Gas sectors. For more information, visit our new website at www.gsts.ca.
About Resolute Resolute is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp and wood products. Resolute owns or operates 18 pulp and paper mills and 23 wood product facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea
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