MarineTraffic Blog

Georgios Hatzimanolis

Total 15 Posts
Media & Communications Manager @ MarineTraffic

New strategic project to analyse port activity in Canada

MarineTraffic has teamed up with one of Canada’s largest post-secondary training centres to collaborate on a strategic maritime project. The College of the North Atlantic and MarineTraffic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see GIS Applications Specialist (Post Diploma) students complete capstone projects in Mapping Canadian Port Vessel

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Marine Gallery – October

Welcome to the October edition of Marine Gallery, a 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 by signing

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Dan Kaufman tracks ships to create art

An internationally renowned photographer, Dan Kaufman, with a unique body of work has found a way to use MarineTraffic to help him capture the perfect image. US-based photographer Dan Kaufman has received international praise for his Rothko Series, which features photos of container vessels. And as Dan has revealed, he

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Marine Gallery – September

Welcome to the sixth installment of Marine Gallery, a 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 by

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SMM Hamburg highlights digitisation of shipping

It’s a bright, sunny, September morning in Hamburg, and I’m zipping through the streets of the city on a bicycle I’ve rented for the week, using google maps to direct me towards Hamburg Messe where one of the world’s leading shipping trade events, SMM Hamburg, is taking place. I am

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Hanjin ships stuck in limbo

South Korea’s biggest shipping company, Hanjin Shipping has filed for bankruptcy protection, leaving many of its vessels and their cargo stranded at sea. The line owes hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid fuel bills, port fees and a variety of other costs. Ships are being forced to change itinerary,

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Gearing up for SMM Hamburg

Next week I will be one of the 50,000 expected trade visitors to attend SMM Hamburg in Germany. A visit to Hamburg, one of my favourite cities, is always an exciting time for me. It’s always a pleasure visiting this all important port city which has a long and rich

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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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