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Turning a hunch into news

One of the busiest phones in our office is the one on the media desk; with journalists from all over the world reaching out to MarineTraffic, looking for data to validate hunches, prove theories and support their stories. Last week, two particularly interesting stories caught my eye and I’d like[…]

MarineTraffic supports Seafarers Awareness Week

When MarineTraffic was asked whether anyone in its UK office would be interested in supporting this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week, Key Account Manager Ricky Nilsson answered the call. For those unaware of the cause, Seafarers Awareness Week is a nationwide initiative organised each year by Seafarers UK to raise awareness[…]

Four ways AIS has changed shipping

Shipping, or the movement of people and goods by sea, is one of the most ancient and widely used forms of transportation. From the days of the Phoenicians right through to the European explorers discovering the ‘new world,’ man sailed the seas on ships equipped with little more than a[…]