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exactEarth and KSAT win Individual Alliance Excellence Award

Cambridge, on- March 14, 2013—Last week the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals met to announce the winners for their 2013 Alliance Excellence Awards.

exactEarth and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) were awarded the Individual Alliance Excellence Award, a very competitive category. The two companies were recognized for their groundbreaking low-Earth orbit satellite tracking system that enables government agencies around the world to track all ships at sea beyond port areas—an industry first. This system, exactAIS®, enhances maritime domain awareness around the world, with superior detection capability that captures many times more vessels than any other system in a single satellite pass.

“It is a tremendous inspiration for us that our close cooperation with exactEarth is being recognized in this way,” said Fredrik Landmark, Senior VP -Business Development of KSAT.

“We are extremely proud and honoured to receive this award,” said Philip Miller, VP of Operations and Engineering at exactEarth. “Our strategic alliance with KSAT is of utmost importance to our daily operations as we rely heavily on them to provide real-time data downlinks that are crucial to the exactAIS® service we provide to customers worldwide.”

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About the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals

Founded in 1998, the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) is a professional association dedicated to elevating and promoting the profession and discipline of alliance management.

ASAP is the only organization dedicated to providing knowledge and resources, education and professional development, and a community for networking to alliance professionals at every stage of business collaboration—from partnership formation to alliance management after a deal is signed all the way through to the dissolution of a relationship.

About exactEarth Ltd.

exactEarth, based in Cambridge, Ontario, is a data services company providing the most advanced information on global maritime traffic available today. Our premium service, exactAIS, delivers an unrivalled view of the recognized maritime picture at a global scale. Offering fully secure data in a variety of industry standard formats and delivery methods, exactEarth’s data provides real value for a wide range of operational maritime applications delivering operational efficiencies, enhancing security, safeguarding the environment, and assisting in saving lives. For more information, visit our website at

About Kongsberg Satellite Services

Kongsberg Satellite Services AS (KSAT) is a commercial Norwegian enterprise, uniquely positioned to provide ground station and earth observation services for polar orbiting satellites. With three interconnected polar ground stations; Tromsø at 69°N, Svalbard (SvalSat) at 78°N and Antarctic TrollSat Station at 72°S, and a growing mid-latitude network, KSAT operates over 60 antennas optimally positioned for access to polar orbits. KSAT supports more than 60 satellites, including high resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and electro-optical satellites, allowing us to provide earth observation data and services to a wide range of customers.

Contact information:
Børre Pedersen
Sales Director
Tel: +47 776 00 271