Month: May 2016

Total 3 Posts

Marine Gallery May 2016

Welcome to the second installment of Marine Gallery, a new monthly segment on our blog. Each month staff members of MarineTraffic will select five interesting images submitted by our contributors. These could be images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from anywhere in the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos[…]

The use of the AIS in Academic Research

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) broadcasts high-speed, automatic and granular information from the activity of vessels at sea. It is a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio broadcasting system that enables AIS equipped vessels and shore-based stations to send and receive identifying information. Over time, and since the regulation of its[…]