Increased use of satellite monitoring on the Norwegian Shelf

NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies) and KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) has signed an extended agreement for satellite-based remote sensing, on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, for detection of acute pollution from petroleum activity.
This agreement represents a solid boost for the detection of oil spills on the Norwegian shelf, enabling rapid deployment of an oil recovery operation by having all fields in production monitored daily by satellite.

IAC 2016 in Mexico this week

KSAT is participating at the IAC 2016 taking place in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Svalbard SpaceRun

Svalbard SpaceRun
This weekend at Svalbard, the first ever vertical race this far north will take place in Longyearbyen.

KSAT at SmallSat 2016

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KSAT signs agreement in Argentina

The Norwegian Minister for foreign Affairs, Mr. Børge Brende, witnessed the signing of an Implementing Agreement (IA) between KSAT and VENG SA (a CONAE owned company)Thursday, covering joint activities related to ground station development as well as satellite operations.

EMSA expands satellite portfolio with TerraSAR-x

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This week the European Maritime Safety Agency, EMSA is releasing TerraSAR-x for CleanSeaNet (CSN) member states. The addition represents a strengthening of European oil spill monitoring and response.

Ground-breaking International accord against illegal fishing

A Port State Measures Agreement to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported(IUU) fishing, championed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, has been jointly signed by the EU and another 29 countries. This means that the world’s first ever binding international accord specifically targeting IUU fishing, will become international law.

RISAT available to Copernicus users

KSAT, Kongsberg Satellite Services and ESA, European Space Agency are pleased to announce that data acquired by RISAT-1, the C-band radar satellite owned by the Government of India and operated by ISRO, will be available to Copernicus users as of 18 May 2016.


This week the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and the Australian Institute of Petroleum are hosting the international oil spill conference for the Asia Pacific region, Spillcon 2016 in Perth. KSAT will present on NewSpace market impact to the conference


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