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 biggest merger,...

November 30, 2020
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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 registered to each flag state.   This graph...

August 20, 2016
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Monday, June 25, 2012
ORBCOMM AIS Coverage Map
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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 across a wide swath of ocean...

June 25, 2012
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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: 15,899,687 For those who prefer more traditional data we...

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 97

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 I’m sure...

May 28, 2011
Total Views: 402

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 Martin WB-57F Canberra to gain...

July 27, 2010
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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 came through “Your Flight...

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 of our map depicts 111 of the...

July 18, 2010
Total Views: 8

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, produced by BP’s Statistical Review...

July 15, 2010
Total Views: 627

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 receiving.  Among a number...

June 14, 2010
Total Views: 8

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 out by member Authorities.  For this...

April 16, 2010
Total Views: 11

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 from Chile Earthquake...

March 9, 2010
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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 editors have been facing...

September 30, 2009
Total Views: 121

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
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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 Britain From...

July 22, 2009
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Friday, June 5, 2009
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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 performance lists for flag...

June 5, 2009
Total Views: 65

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 participants during times of emergency....

March 16, 2009
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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 received from mariners worried about...

January 30, 2009
Total Views: 245

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… it’s been a very unsafe...

December 31, 2008
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Friday, December 5, 2008
Interesting

BIMCO – ISF shipping industry statistics

We recently ran across some interesting statistics from a 2005 joint study on manpower from BIMCO and the ISF. Q: How many officers are currently employed aboard ships?

December 5, 2008
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Data – World Merchant Fleet By Ship Type

Lloyd’s MIU brings us the World Merchant Fleet by ship type. Click HERE for more detailed statistics.

December 5, 2008
Total Views: 3