#port congestion

Total 5 Posts

Christmas, coronavirus and Brexit cause concern for major UK port

Photo Credit: FBN Raiger, MarineTraffic.com Felixstowe is a major UK port and handles a hefty 40 per cent of containers coming into and out the country. But with Christmas just a few short weeks away, all is not well behind the scenes on the Suffolk coast.  Several factors are at play.[…]

Turning it around

Data and collaboration are key when it comes to optimising the ship-port interface That’s according to industry experts from the Global Industry Alliance, who took part recently in the MarineTraffic webinar. The alliance is a public-private partnership led by the IMO designed to kickstart a low-carbon shipping industry. Minimising greenhouse[…]

MarineTraffic showcase Just-In-Time concept at the Algeciras Port IT Symposium

This week, Dimitris Mitrodimas, Data Scientist at MarineTraffic, speaks at the Algeciras Port IT Symposium to discuss how intelligent use of AIS through Just-In-Time operations of ships will reduce operational cost and carbon emissions. Speaking ahead of the symposium Dimitris said: “Visibility of port operations could be greatly improved through[…]

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[…]

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[…]