Just-In-Time shipping reduces shipping’s carbon footprint

If a ship communicates relevant information in advance before arriving in port, it can achieve a reduction of 23% in vessel emissions. That’s according to an International Maritime Organization (IMO) led desktop trial conducted last month in the Port of Rotterdam. During the desktop exercise, a 247 nautical mile (nm)[…]

Marine Gallery July 2019

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of July 2019, 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[…]

The peak of summits

We have been organising regular summits for about five years. What started as simple, annual, half-day meetings have grown to be multi-day affairs, and an integral part of our culture. These events encourage people to step out of their day-to-day, get away from their desks and to spend time learning[…]

Improving your sailing experience with the MarineTraffic app

Sailing is all about exploring and creating memories. Starting fresh adventures, seeing new places, staring at the endless blue of the sea and having fun.  However, without any proper equipment in place, sailing can also be challenging sometimes. Sailors need to keep up with critical events while onboard, plan everything[…]