MarineTraffic Blog

Month: May 2017

Total 7 Posts

Sailing in the Saronic Gulf

With summer rapidly approaching a large part of the MarineTraffic team has taken advantage of the warmer weather and headed to sea where they are undertaking sailing lessons. Curious to learn more about what it feels like to be on a sailing boat, and to test our applications while at

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UNCTAD signs MoU with MarineTraffic

MarineTraffic will team up with the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) on a data sharing project that will lead to a more accurate analysis of global trade and the maritime industry. The two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Switzerland this week, that will see

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Big Data key to boxship future

Companies operating in the container shipping sector are working hard to improve the way they use big data, realising it will play a key role in the future of the business. That’s what Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO , told MarineTraffic in the lead up to the Global

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Marine Gallery – May 2017

Welcome to the May 2017 Marine Gallery, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Team. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by signing up

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Engineering team: The backbone of MarineTraffic

The MarineTraffic Engineering Team is the backbone of the business. It is behind the multi-functional and updated website, and user friendly mobile applications. Thanks to them, the millions visiting the website every month get the exact information they are looking for, fast. A typical day in our engineers department begins with the morning

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