Guardian:protect combines all the functionality of Guardian:mark and Guardian:monitor, plus the ability to protect your assets by setting smart rules that trigger proactive alerts directly to vessels’ navigation systems.
Guardian:protect is a 24/7 web-based service that proactively intervenes when it detects vessel activity that presents a risk. The solution is constantly monitoring all AIS vessel traffic for breaches of customizable smart rules and automatically alerts both you and the vessel if a breach is detected.
Through our innovative use of AIS, Guardian:protect can prevent incidents. It is the ultimate protection for both visible and invisible marine assets at risk of damage from vessels.
How it works
Widespread Use Cases
Guardian:protect is unique in its ability to differentiate between vessels that are operating normally (and therefore not a risk) and those that are potentially about to damage your asset. It gives both passive and active protection against higher risk activity near:
Oil and gas facilities and pipelines – protecting surface and subsea assets
Electricity cables – preventing accidental damage by fishing, dredging, anchors, etc
Telecommunication cables – prevent damage to near shore as well as deep sea (within range)
Coastal marine zones – detection and prevention of unauthorized activity and enhanced vessel safety
Automatic and early warning of a potentially damaging situation
All data is securely logged and kept indefinitely
Fast and simple
Everything you need is provided, setup and configuration is easy
Convenient access from any browser via secure login
Protected communication to and from your Station for privacy and data integrity
Rewind and playback historical vessel movements for review or rule testing
Rich features enable customization and control of how assets are marked, how alert rules are configured and what proactive messages are sent to vessels.
Create multiple protection zones around your assets by defining buffer areas or drawing specific coordinates.
Route position lists and asset location coordinates can be uploaded in a variety of coordinate formats.
Set up vessel groups and assign individual vessels to groups: e.g. trusted vessels such as work boats and tenders.
Configure alerts based on smart rules including vessel type and vessel groups, speed over ground, change in speed (sudden slowing), change in direction (veering off course).
Changes to rules can be tested using historical data, rather than waiting months for the next event to test their effectiveness.
Interrogate individual vessel details, track the vessel, and measure the distance from the asset.
Define the type of alarm based upon severity: raise audible and visible alarms within the control room or network operations center and send automatic SMS or email to a defined group of users.