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58 Maritime Professional 4Q 2011According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active remote container tracking units deployed on intermodal shipping containers was 77,000 in Q4-2011. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 66.9 percent, this number is expected to reach 1.0 million by 2016. The penetration rate of remote tracking systems in the tota lpopulation of containers is estimated to increase from 0.4 percent in 2011 to 3.6 percent in 2016. Berg Insight?s definition of a real-time container tracking solution is a system that incorporates data logging, satellite positioning and data communica- tion to a back-office application. Installed Base of Active Container Tracking Units (World 2010?2016) According to Berg Insight, the market for container tracking solutions is still in its early stages. Aftermarket solutions mounted on high value cargo and refrigerated containers will be the first use cases to adopt container tracking. Some promi- nent vendors are focusing on inland transportation in North America, which is so far the most mature market for container tracking solutions.SStatsContainer Security Remote Tracking Matures, Expands STATISTICS Year2010201120122013201420152016 Number50,00077,000131,000218,000377,000640,000998,000 Growth?+ 27,000+ 54,000+87,000+159,000+263,000+358,000

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