MarineTraffic Blog

Big data, maximum value

How MarineTraffic is turning a sea of information into actionable intelligence   It’s hard to comprehend how much data flows through the MarineTraffic system each day. A staggering half a billion positions are received daily from stations around the world, up to one position per ship, per minute, which is

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Marine Gallery December 2017

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of November 2017, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by

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Marine Gallery November 2017

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of November 2017, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by

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MarineTraffic at Shipping 2030

Dubai will host Shipping 2030 next week, bringing together shipping professionals from around the world to discuss the key issues concerning the future of the maritime industry. MarineTraffic will be participating in this important event, which will bring to light new technologies and the big issues surrounding disruption and big

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Building the MarineTraffic of the future

In ten years MarineTraffic has not just brought ships onto screens, but it has built a huge user and customer base. The numbers speak for themselves – 6.5 million monthly unique visitors, 500,000 daily visits, and 1.2 million registered users, one third of whom are professionals who use the service

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Marine Gallery – October 2017

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of October 2017, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by

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Getting the autonomous field right

As MarineTraffic prepares for to attend Fleet Transformation: The Event in London on October 26-27, we asked former British Royal Navy commander James Fanshawe, CBE, to tell us about how the autonomous industry and its regulators could co-operate for mutual benefit to ensure safety at Sea. Mr Fanshawe chairs the

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