One of the most enjoyable aspects of working at MarineTraffic is receiving the hundreds of emails and messages from satisfied customers each week, telling us about how they use our service. It gives the entire team great pleasure to know that our hard work is helping people around the world.
Welcome to the June 2017 Marine Gallery, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by signing
Tracking the global fish population is just one click away. You’ve probably already experienced the magic. Here is the story behind it. Santorini, Greece – MarineTraffic user and fisherman Dimitris Posidonou took some off from sunbathing and swimming in the Aegean during his holiday’s last summer to send us a
MarineTraffic began back in 2007 with just 20 AIS stations in the Aegean. Ten years later, we now operate over 3500 terrestrial AIS stations globally and this number is increasing by the day as we continue to improve our global coverage. MarineTraffic currently tracks hundreds of thousands of vessels globally,
Drive north out of Athens, along five hours of well-maintained toll roads, flanked by the Aegean Sea on your right and monuments to Spartan kings on your left, and, if you’re lucky, you will find yourself at the base of the fabled home of the Ancient Greek Gods, Mount Olympus.
MarineTraffic is participating in an exciting new initiative that hopes to promote the use of electricity as an alternative power source for ships on-shore, and while berthing at European ports. MarineTraffic has joined efforts with the Spanish State Port Authority and participating ship owners, ports, universities and consultancy firms in the
Using data to drive innovation and efficiency in the shipping industry has been a hot topic in the maritime world in 2016. That trend will continue at Shipping2030 later this month when experts and leaders from the maritime and technology industries will be in for an event that aims to
Welcome to the November 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 up
Digital advancements continue to impact how we live, behave and think, urging businesses to change how they operate, and adapt to a fast-changing world. Shipping2030, a shipping industry event taking place in later this month, aims to bring innovation leaders and maritime professionals together from around the world to answer
MarineTraffic has joined a research cooperative that aims to track and analyse the movements of turtles in the Mediterranean, in an effort to help the long term future of the species. MarineTraffic network member ICTS SOCIB and NGO ALNITAK, with the collaboration of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA-CSIC), the