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Category: Under the hood

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#OneTeam – MarineTraffic Summer Summit 2018

Working together as one team to offer more data, more partnerships and easier access is integral to the ambitious MarineTraffic 2020 vision to make the site a more vital tool than ever before for maritime professionals. That was the key takeaway from this year’s MarineTraffic summer summit. Coupled with expansion

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Biggest Posidonia yet for MarineTraffic

Greek shipping showed that it was on the crest of a wave at the 2018 edition of Posidonia in Athens last week. 2,011 exhibiting companies and some 22,000 visitors from 92 countries took part in the bi-annual international shipping exhibition, long established as one of the major calendar events of

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MarineTraffic at Posidonia 2018

The world of shipping descends on Greece this week as businesses from throughout the industry gather for one of maritime’s largest events: Posidonia. MarineTraffic, a Greek business with a global footprint, views Posidonia as the perfect event to connect with the industry and showcase our services.   A new digital

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Making a splash at Posidonia

MarineTraffic to power exciting  interactive installation at leading maritime exhibition Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship

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Data-driven decisions for everyone

How the new MarineTraffic Data Exploration Tool is an important step towards greater maritime transparency The MarineTraffic database is home to unparalleled AIS vessel position data, a vast resource of maritime information. But every day, customers contact the MarineTraffic data team in search of intelligence they can’t extract themselves. Each

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Singapore buzzing for Asia Pacific Maritime

Singapore will host representatives of many of the world’s leading shipping companies next week, as MarineTraffic joins the best of the international maritime industry at Asia Pacific Maritime (APM). Buoyed by the recent launch of a local presence in Singapore, MarineTraffic will be represented by its Asia Pacific Regional Sales

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Mapping the density of ship routes using Big Data

MarineTraffic launched its new Density Maps. The aggregation of billions of data points from 2017, and the refactoring of previous year’s data, this is an update on two fronts, resulting in the most comprehensive multi-layered map visualisation of global shipping activity yet. MarineTraffic users will now be able to better

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The evolution of AIS on board

Interview with Andrew Armstrong from Comar Systems, who designs and manufactures bespoke AIS equipment for MarineTraffic.   MarineTraffic station owners will already be familiar with Comar Systems as they produce the kit required to set up an AIS receiving station. Formed 30 years ago, Comar Systems are world leaders in

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