Tuesday, November 16, 2021
S&P Global Offices In NYC
Finance

US Approves $39B Maritime Media And Data Deal

By David McLaughlin (Bloomberg) S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) won U.S. antitrust approval to buy IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) – owners of The Journal Of

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 1103

Monday, November 15, 2021
shipping containers
Shipping

Federal Maritime Commission to Examine Maritime Supply Chain Data Sharing

Federal maritime agency launches program looking into maritime supply chain data sharing and transparency. The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced a new

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 1139

Monday, November 30, 2020
brexit port
News

S&P Global to Buy IHS Markit for $44 Billion in 2020’s Biggest Merger

By Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020’s

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1148

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Blog

Maritime Flags of Convenience Visualized

  We recently decided to get to work on some maritime visualizations. Above is a bubble graph I created representing the number of ships

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 151

Monday, June 25, 2012
ORBCOMM AIS Coverage Map
Uncategorized

True Global AIS – New Satellites Will Track Ships, Tuna & Mariners Globally

While the United States continues to struggle integrating AIS into the national data stream, Europe pushes forward with plans to acquire ship tracking data

June 25, 2012
Total Views: 64

Saturday, January 7, 2012
Interesting

Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY:

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 133

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Blog

Types Of Ships – A Master List Of Vessel Types

We recently had to map out all ship types for a client of Unofficial Networks, the maritime consulting arm of gCaptain.  This is only the first draft so

May 28, 2011
Total Views: 437

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Weather

NASA Hurricane Forecasting – GRIP

The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes mission, or GRIP, will use 15 cutting edge instruments, a Global Hawk UAV, a McDonnell Douglas DC-8 and a

July 27, 2010
Total Views: 1

Saturday, July 24, 2010
Oil Spill

BP’s (not really) Top Secret Oil Spill Command Post

So, just how transparent is BP with online media? Today the third set of Deepwater Horizon hearings came to a conclusion when, unexpectedly, an e-mail message

July 24, 2010
Total Views: 16

Sunday, July 18, 2010
Uncategorized

2010 Submarine Cable Map

Click on image for enlargement. 2010 Submarine Cable Map TeleGeography’s popular Submarine Cable Map has been fully updated for 2010. The latest edition

July 18, 2010
Total Views: 18

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Uncategorized

Who Has The Oil? A Map of World Oil Reserves.

“The United States consumes more than 20,000,000 barrels of oil per day but has less than 2 percent of the world’s remaining oil” This map,

July 15, 2010
Total Views: 703

Monday, June 14, 2010
NOAA

Real Time Mapping of BP Oil Spill Response Vessels

Today, NOAA has launched an exciting new web tool that offers the general public a glimpse into the information responders to the Gulf Oil Spill are

June 14, 2010
Total Views: 10

Friday, April 16, 2010
Incidents

Tokyo MOU identifies lifeboats as most frequent detainable deficiency for 2009

Yesterday, the Tokyo MOU released its Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region for 2009, summarizing the results of inspections carried

April 16, 2010
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Uncategorized

Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Mapped

This post is brought to us by Peter Mello of Sea-fever.org (via NOAA), in two seperate installments.  The first post a map of Ocean Energy Distribution Map

March 9, 2010
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Weather

Tsunami Infographics – Best Of The Web

Photo by mchaconcr Is the tsunami a maritime news story? Should gCaptain be providing coverage and at what level? These are some of the questions gCaptain

September 30, 2009
Total Views: 152

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Uncategorized

Crossing The English Channel Visualized – The BBC’s Britian From Above

The English Channel is the busiest shipping lane in the world: on a typical day over 400 vessels travel through the Dover Straits. In a new series titled

July 22, 2009
Total Views: 5

Friday, June 5, 2009
Uncategorized

American Flag Turns Gray – New Paris MOU Rankings Target US Ships

In an official statement the Paris MOU writes: At its 42nd meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2008 inspection results and adopted new

June 5, 2009
Total Views: 69

Monday, March 16, 2009
Navy

Twitter Clone Hunts Down Somali Pirates

We have already seen how the Red Cross and United States Coast Guard has successfully implemented Twitter in their effort to dissimenate information and update

March 16, 2009
Total Views: 12

Friday, January 30, 2009
Uncategorized

Live EarthQuake Monitors – Data, Maps and Realtime Info

The Exploratorium brings us live earthquake monitor and mapping links! Normally I wouldn’t cut an paste so much info but in light of messages I’ve

January 30, 2009
Total Views: 296

Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Incidents

2008 Ship Incidents Visulized In Words

The above image is a wordle extraction of the keywords found in this year’s Casualties Report List. The link speaks for itself but to summarize…

December 31, 2008
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