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406 Day: National Campaign for Awareness of Emergency Locator Beacon Importance

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U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest Contact: 13th District Public Affairs Office: (206) 220-7237 After Hours: (206) 391-5864 13th District online newsroom NEWS RELEASE SEATTLE – Saturday, April 6, is 406 Day, a national campaign run by NOAA to spread awareness of the importance of emergency position indicating radio beacons, or EPIRBs, and personal locator beacons, […]

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Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment

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U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest Contact: 13th District Public Affairs Office: (206) 220-7237 After Hours: (206) 391-5864 13th District online newsroom NEWS RELEASE GARIBALDI, Wash. — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Tillamook Bay. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the […]

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Drones & Droids: an AUVSI Cascade Event

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Judy Johnson, CFO of Shine Micro, Inc., will attend the Drones & Droids event presented by the AUVSI Cascade Chapter on  April 3rd, 2019 at the Center Point Conference Center in Kent, Washington. Of particular interest to Shine Micro, the symposium will feature a presentation entitled “Where the Wild and Robotic Things Are – An […]

Shine Micro to Sponsor Aerospace Defense Symposium Featuring Industry Analysts, Leaders, and Advisors

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The annual Northwest Aerospace Defense Symposium will take place on April 10, 2019 at the Conference Center at the Sea–Tac International Airport. The event is co-hosted by PNDC and PNAA, and sponsored by Shine Micro. The Aerospace Defense Symposium is designed for Pacific Northwest businesses in the Aerospace Supply Chain.  The Shine Micro display will […]

Beyond AIS: Mark Johnson to present at 2018 RTCM/NMEA Marine Electronics Conference

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  Mark Johnson, President and CEO of Shine Micro, Inc., will present at the annual RTCM / NMEA Marine Electronics Conference and EXPO on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at the PGA Resort in Palm Gardens, Florida.   Mr. Johnson is respected internationally for his work promoting the voluntary adoption of AIS and increasing the range […]

AIS data crucial to Great Belt collision investigation

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The container ship Delphis Gdansk and the freighter BBC Neptune collided in the Great Belt near Kalundborg, Denmark on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  Automatic Identification System (AIS) data reveals that the Delphis Gdansk was forced to avoid an oncoming ship shortly before the collision with the BBC Neptune. The AIS data from all three vessels will […]

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USCG Air Assets get AIS Capability

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The Defense Media Network published an informative article by Craig Collins about the modernization of the US Coast Guard air fleet, including the addition of AIS to the mission package. “…a Coast Guard airplane pilot will no longer have to identify another mission asset – a ship or an aircraft – by flying close enough […]