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MarineTraffic in Geneva for this week’s UN/CEFACT Forum

This week, MarineTraffic will be participating in the 33rd UN/CEFACT Forum in Geneva. The event brings together over 800 industry experts from across the globe, with the focus of this year’s discussion on creating smart connectivity across the global supply chain. For Miluše Tichavska, the relationship between MarineTraffic and the[…]

Freight trading with MarineTraffic

This blog post was updated on 15/4/2020  MarineTraffic data continues to transform the way in which commodity traders make decisions and big calls. The commercial insights which can be derived from understanding vessel movements and overlaying this with other sources of intelligence has put AIS data at the heart of[…]

Our five I’s for the six million U

Innovation The new MarineTraffic data exploration tool was introduced this year and has enabled users to extract actionable intelligence for their specific needs. “The data exploration tool is a great basis for our users to access data and build their own reports”, said Dimitris Lekkas, Founder, MarineTraffic. The new tool[…]

Industry moves a step closer to reliable data interchange during port call

Having already agreed on functional definitions at the first Industry Input Workshop in May 2018, an 80-strong international group of maritime experts and key stakeholders moved on to data definitions and the standards to be adopted. The group agreed that common nautical standards to facilitate information sharing during the port[…]

Serving a unique region

It’s peak hour in Athens on a Friday afternoon, and MarineTraffic Sales Executive Dimitris Sousoudis is rushing back to the office from a series of meetings in Piraeus. Stuck in traffic, he uses the time to make some follow up calls to clients to make sure they are getting the[…]

Just in time arrivals

How understanding port congestion can improve shipping efficiency If you have ever worked in shipping, you will know how tedious it can be for a vessel to be stuck outside port. Time passes slowly when you are waiting at anchorage for hours, days, weeks or even months – often with[…]