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    https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com...rity-concerns/
    Shipping location data blocked by China citing national security concerns
    in International Shipping News 24/11/2021

    China has restricted public access to shipping location data, pointing to national security concerns for justification, it is more evidence of the country’s intent to control sources of sensitive data, reports the Financial Times. The number of Automatic Identification System (AIS) signals from ships in Chinese waters dropped from a peak of more than 15 million per day in October to a little over 1 million per day in early November.
    The AIS was developed to help avoid crashes between vessels and support rescue efforts in the event of a disaster. But it also become a valuable tool to enhance supply chain visibility and for governments to track activity in overseas ports...

    https://www.freightwaves.com/news/la...-data-blackout
    Latest supply chain challenge: China’s terrestrial AIS data blackout
    ‘In the past 10 days, terrestrial positions in China have reduced by almost 100%’

    Lori Ann LaRoccoThursday, November 11, 2021

    Logistics managers around the world have faced unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and now another hurdle has been added. American Shipper has learned that since China began implementing its new privacy laws on Nov. 1, many Chinese automatic identification system (AIS) terrestrial providers have stopped transmitting data until they understand the regulations.

    If found in violation, these Chinese AIS terrestrial providers could face heavy penalties. This is resulting in an incomplete picture of vessels in the ports....
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