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
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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
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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 Britain From...

July 22, 2009
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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 performance lists for flag...

June 5, 2009
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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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Saturday, November 22, 2008
maritime security

Modern Pirate Maps – Avoiding The X Might Be Your Best Option

Pirate maps have long been the a source of intrigue but modern day treasure hunters more often use advance technology like remote operated vehicles and sonar systems than maps stamped...

November 22, 2008
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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
maritime security

Piracy Map

The International Chamber of Commerce brings us the live piracy map. The red markers are actual attaks as reported to the Maritime Security Hotline.

October 7, 2008
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Tuesday, July 15, 2008
gCaptain

gCaptain Visualized In Words

This is a word cloud depicting the most commonly used words this week on gCaptain. Thanks to Peter Mello for pointing us to this neat feature at wordle.

July 15, 2008
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Friday, April 18, 2008
Incidents

Maritime Casualties Charted

Reader Adam sent us this image of the latest marine casualties charted by type. Click on the HERE for the interactive image or HERE for other versions of this data....

April 18, 2008
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Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Photo

30 Days of San Francisco Ship Traffic – Charted

Click Image For Hi-Resolution Version/ Being technologically oriented ship drivers we are easily excited by new web sites that combine these interests. Having worked closely with web based AIS (Digital...

April 2, 2008
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