Users’ stories

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Educating the next generation of shipping enthusiasts

At MarineTraffic, we are always keen to discover new and innovative ways in which our AIS vessel tracking service is being used. So, we were delighted to hear from Emmanuel Boulay who is a secondary school teacher from France and teaching in South America, who was keen to share with[…]

How hull cleaning companies are identifying new customers

  Ship supply and service companies around the world are using MarineTraffic to help them boost sales, improve operations and target new customers. Hull cleaning companies, in particular, are one part of the maritime sector that are finding MarineTraffic to be an important tool in their daily operations. In an[…]

World Port Hackathon – a great experience

Last week I had the privilege to attend the World Port Hackathon part of the World Port Days celebration of the Port of Rotterdam. The Wereldhavendagen is a festival by the Port of Rotterdam that aims to strengthen the bond between the port, the town and its natural hinterland. Over[…]

Rotterdam ready for World Port Hackathon

The World Port Hackathon kicks off in the port city of Rotterdam in less than two weeks. After three successful editions, this year’s edition promises to be a great success as well! The World Port Hackathon revolves mainly about big data and technology. During the Hackathon, teams work on challenges[…]

Port of Piraeus – summer traffic

It’s Friday afternoon, I’ve just finished work for the week, and I’m in a taxi that is darting through the streets of Athens, headed towards the bustling Port of Piraeus in the city’s south. As we approach the port, the inevitable Friday afternoon traffic jam slows us down, first to[…]

Serving the community with the help of MarineTraffic

A volunteer group in Australia is using MarineTraffic to help provide crucial information during emergency situations. The South East Queensland UHF Emergency Service Team (SEQUEST), an emergency radio communications service, is providing emergency and safety communications to citizens of South East Queensland through radio and social media operations. Their work[…]