Total 19 Posts

Maritime digitalisation is now unlocking opportunities

The COVID-19 pandemic can have a positive impact on digital transformation in the maritime industry.  That’s according to the panel of experts in our recent webinar, ‘Maritime Digitalisation – Unlocking Opportunities for the Shipping Industry’.  ​​​​​​​After the cornonavirus was discovered in Wuhan, it was China that was first forced to[…]

No time to dwell

Understanding dwell time Dwell time is the amount of time which cargo or ships, spend within a port. It is a key indicator of how efficiently a port is operating, how quickly cargo is flowing through its terminals and how long a ship is spending in port.  The longer cargo[…]

Using big data to save giant whales

MarineTraffic is working to save the endangered whales of the Mediterranean as part of an innovative research project.  The multinational inter-disciplinary ‘SAvE Whales’ project was launched earlier this year and combines expertise from the fields of marine biology, underwater acoustics, applied mathematics, computer networking, informatics and real-time marine traffic data.[…]

Improving accuracy on Calculated ETA

MarineTraffic has recently added a third satellite provider to what is already the world’s largest and most extensive coastal network of AIS receivers, consisting of 3,500 stations. The combination of satellite AIS data along with the high resolution of data from the MarineTraffic coastal stations, enable us to provide the[…]

Big data, maximum value

How MarineTraffic is turning a sea of information into actionable intelligence   It’s hard to comprehend how much data flows through the MarineTraffic system each day. A staggering half a billion positions are received daily from stations around the world, up to one position per ship, per minute, which is[…]