MarineTraffic Blog

Month: July 2016

Total 6 Posts

Insights of an AIS-based Risk and Oil Spill assessment tool

The emergence of the internet, and, numerical modelling and the design, development and implementation of tools that enable an efficient coastal management (planning, prevention and response to oil spill) and risk assessment. A combined methodology to dynamically estimate time and space variable shoreline risk levels from ships has been developed

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Port of Piraeus – summer traffic

It’s Friday afternoon, I’ve just finished work for the week, and I’m in a taxi that is darting through the streets of Athens, headed towards the bustling Port of Piraeus in the city’s south. As we approach the port, the inevitable Friday afternoon traffic jam slows us down, first to

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Serving the community with the help of MarineTraffic

A volunteer group in Australia is using MarineTraffic to help provide crucial information during emergency situations. The South East Queensland UHF Emergency Service Team (SEQUEST), an emergency radio communications service, is providing emergency and safety communications to citizens of South East Queensland through radio and social media operations. Their work

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Marine Gallery July 2016

This month’s installment of the MarineTraffic Marine Gallery was compiled by our three visiting work placement students Pavlos, Dimitris and Katerina. Each month staff members of MarineTraffic, together with the moderators of our photo section, will select five interesting images submitted by our contributors. These could be images of vessels,

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