MarineTraffic Blog

Month: January 2016

Total 3 Posts

Supporting seafarers with Chapplaincy

Chapplaincy is an app powered by MarineTraffic data and used by chaplains in ports around the world to support them in their work. MarineTraffic speaks with Chapplaincy app user Stephen Loader Seafaring can be a lonely and difficult job. Cut off from family, friends and the support networks that most

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MarineTraffic joins Equasis as provider of AIS data

MarineTraffic, the world’s most trusted AIS vessel tracking service, has started supplying geographical positioning data to the Equasis project. Equasis is a European Commission initiative started in 2000 to make ship safety information more widely available. The Equasis project makes information including a vessel’s age, ownership, management, flag, classification society,

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Investigating with AIS data

MarineTraffic meets Paul Whyte, a London based marine investigator with leading international maritime consultancy LOC and finds out how AIS data collected by MarineTraffic is used to investigate accidents and resolve commercial disputes Shipping accidents unfortunately happen all too often. Overcrowded shipping lanes, overtired or poorly trained crew, equipment failure

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