An illusion of knowledge – A GNSS Manipulation Case Study

As early as August 2020, Windward has detected instances of GNSS manipulation intended to overcome the industry’s new regulations and compliance advisories. Bad actors looking to conceal their illicit activities have attained military-grade technologies that enable them to electronically manipulate their transmitted GPS location.

Deceptive shipping practices, like GNSS manipulation, can create an illusion of knowledge.
Without the right data, insights and supporting technology, stakeholders can be left in the dark. 

What does this look like in practice?

Join us as we deep-dive into the story of a real 180 products oil tanker, and go beyond the tanker’s AIS transmissions to find visual confirmation for its actual location.