• One chart shows the dramatic drop-off in ship tracking data from China. This could be a sign of a worsening global supply chain crisis

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    The number of AIS signals from ships in Chinese waters has plunged 85% in under a month.
    Shipping companies use the data for a range of purposes, including the planning of shipping routes.
    The decline in data could worsen the current supply chain crisis.
    Ships in Chinese waters have vanished from tracking systems the maritime industry uses, a development that could worsen the global supply chain crisis. The Automatic Identification System - which relies on ships to send data to stations along the coastline or via satellites - has witnessed a plunge in the signals it receives in recent...
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