MarineTraffic Blog

Category: Under the hood

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MarineTraffic in the kick-off meeting of R&I project MARPOCS

The overarching goal of the EU-funded Multinational Response and Preparedness to Oil and Chemical Spills (MARPOCS) R&I project (ECHO/SUB/2015/713854/PREP08) is to share and develop common guidelines, methodologies, model-based decision support tools and exercises related to AIS-based oil spill modelling. Adapted to Specific study regions, promoted by effective implementation and training

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MarineTraffic at Posidonia | Photos

The MarineTraffic seminar at Posidonia last week was a great success, with MarineTraffic representatives teaming up with maritime experts to present an informative session on the benefits of AIS to the shipping industry. Attendees from a cross section of the maritime world, including Rolls-Royce, HYUNDAI Heavy Industries, Thenamaris, DNV GL

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AIS: From data to intelligence

MarineTraffic will host a seminar at Posidonia tomorrow, focussing on AIS and the benefits it offers the global maritime industry. AIS and how to extract value for business intelligence: a practical guide for ship operators will feature presentations by industry leading experts on AIS and how it can be combined

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MarineTraffic summit 2015

The MarineTraffic team scaled Mount Parnitha, 30km north west of central Athens as part of the company summit held this week. The day began with a cable car ride part way up Parnitha, followed by a trek to the Mpafi Mountain Refuge. An intense morning of pirate-themed team-building exercises was

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Community at the core

In common with many great projects and companies, MarineTraffic started as an experiment. In 2006, Dimitris Lekkas, a professor in the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering at the University of the Aegean and his team began to experiment with AIS receivers. With areas of specialism including information infrastructures,

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