MarineTraffic Blog

New strategic project to analyse port activity in Canada

MarineTraffic has teamed up with one of Canada’s largest post-secondary training centres to collaborate on a strategic maritime project. The College of the North Atlantic and MarineTraffic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see GIS Applications Specialist (Post Diploma) students complete capstone projects in Mapping Canadian Port Vessel

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Marine Gallery – November

Welcome to the November Marine Gallery, a monthly segment on our blog. Each month staff members of MarineTraffic will select five interesting images submitted by our contributors. These could be images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from anywhere in the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by signing up

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Innovative programme to track turtles using AIS

MarineTraffic has joined a research cooperative that aims to track and analyse the movements of turtles in the Mediterranean, in an effort to help the long term future of the species. MarineTraffic network member ICTS SOCIB and NGO ALNITAK, with the collaboration of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA-CSIC), the

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Marine Gallery – October

Welcome to the October edition of Marine Gallery, a monthly segment on our blog. Each month staff members of MarineTraffic will select five interesting images submitted by our contributors. These could be images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from anywhere in the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by signing

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Dan Kaufman tracks ships to create art

An internationally renowned photographer, Dan Kaufman, with a unique body of work has found a way to use MarineTraffic to help him capture the perfect image. US-based photographer Dan Kaufman has received international praise for his Rothko Series, which features photos of container vessels. And as Dan has revealed, he

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EU moving towards a smart logistics data-sharing platform

H2020 Research Project kicks off in Athens Stakeholders representing 14 European countries met in Athens last week to kick off an initiative aimed at creating, among others, a data-sharing platform for pan-European logistics applications. Towards a Shared European Logistics Intelligence Information Space (SELIS) is a Research & Innovation Action project, funded

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Marine Gallery – September

Welcome to the sixth installment of Marine Gallery, a monthly segment on our blog. Each month staff members of MarineTraffic will select five interesting images submitted by our contributors. These could be images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from anywhere in the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by

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