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Saab TransponderTech wins important AIS order in Portugal

Saab TransponderTech wins important AIS order in Portugal Sweden-based Saab TransponderTech AB has recently won an important order for a fleet tracking/management system, fully compatible with the AIS (Automatic Identification System) standards, to be installed in Portugal. The Port of Lisbon will integrate one base station and 44 vessel units in the VTS (Vessel Traffic System) from Norcontrol IT. The AIS system will be fitted on ships sailing in the bay of Lisbon, thereby enhancing safety and surveillance. The AIS system will also provide the possibility of fleet management. Saab TransponderTech AB, part of Saab Infomatics, holds the position of a world leader in AIS technology and has over 10 years of experience as well as proven products in operation world-wide. Saab is northern Europe's leading high technology company, mainly active in the defence, aviation and space industry, and offers advanced products and systems based on sophisticated information technology. The business areas within Saab are Infomatics, Aerospace, Dynamics, Technical Support and Services, Space and Aviation Services. For further information, please contact: Holger Ericsson, Marketing Director Phone: +46 13 18 80 00 Fax:+46 8 627 49 49 e-mail:holger.ericsson@transpondertech.se www.saab.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00110/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00110/bit0002.pdf