MarineTraffic Blog

Month: August 2015

Total 3 Posts

What happens to old ships?

At Marine Traffic we track the passage of ships as they move around the world, but have you ever wondered what happens to the ships at the end of their working lives? Commercial vessels will typically have a working life of about 20 years, sometimes longer in the case of

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Who owns the world’s ships?

Shipping is a notoriously secretive industry. Although MarineTraffic has made it easier than ever before to track ships, find out about the vessel’s age, flag and its technical characteristics, it can be very difficult for members of the public to understand who actually owns which ships and how the business

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How is MarineTraffic used commercially?

Have you ever wondered how the commercial shipping world uses MarineTraffic? Since our launch in 2007, MarineTraffic has transformed the daily lives of shipping professionals around the world. Knowing where ships are and when they are going to arrive has brought huge benefits to anyone involved in the business. Delays

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