Tuesday, November 24, 2020
submarine cable map
News

Tech Giants Ask Malaysia For Subsea Cable Waiver

by Mei Mei Chu (Reuters) – Microsoft, Google, and Facebook have asked Malaysia’s Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing non-Malaysian ships to carry out repairs to submarine cables in the...

November 24, 2020
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Environment

Google To Track Commercial Fishing Vessels

By Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anyone with internet access and a passion for seafood will soon be able to track commercial fishing trawlers all over the world, with...

August 17, 2016
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Monday, June 8, 2015
Blog

Google Releases Stunning Underwater Street View For World Oceans Day

In celebration of World Oceans Day  Google has announced a new map feature that can allow you to explore brand new Street View imagery of more than 40 locations around the world,...

June 8, 2015
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Blog

Google Animates 315 Years Of Ocean Data

The International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) is “probably the most complete and heterogeneous collection of surface marine data in existence,” according to NOAA, and consists of a digital database of 261 million...

April 30, 2014
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Blog

Atlantis Found (then lost again!) on Google Earth

The National Ocean Service, has a minor problem they wish to address.  While ‘navigating’ the ocean floor in Google Earth, countless amateur  oceanographers have emailed the service thinking they, by...

February 9, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Google Ocean Update
Blog

Update Marks The 3rd Anniversary of Google Oceans With High Definition Cartography

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the three years since Google earthexpanded its reach into the ocean the company has focused with enthusiasm on building great relationships with the world’s leading oceanographers, people like David...

February 2, 2012
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Saturday, November 19, 2011
North America Voyages - Google Earth
Blog

Chart Your Voyages And Share With Friends Via Google Earth

Maps are great visualizing tools that help tell a story and Google custom maps lets you create and share personalized, annotated maps of your world. The above map is just...

November 19, 2011
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Deepwater Horizon Remains On The Seafloor - 3d model
Blog

Google Releases 3D Model Of Deepwater Horizon

gCaptain was recently invited to visit Google HQ to meet Jenifer Austin Foulkes, the head of Google Oceans’ team, to share our ideas of integrating maritime information, like the tracking...

August 9, 2011
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Monday, June 14, 2010
NOAA

GeoPlatform – Gulf Oil Spill Response

The dynamic nature of the BP oil spill has been a challenge for a range of communities – from hotel operators to fishermen to local community leaders. We know the...

June 14, 2010
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Saturday, June 5, 2010
Offbeat

Antique Chart Overlays – Google Mashup

Ever wonder how your voyage plan would look to Gerardus Mercator, John Speed or even Captain Cook? Laying out voyage plans has gotten easier in the past decade. From excel...

June 5, 2010
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Thursday, January 21, 2010
Uncategorized

Google Earth Ship Simulator

Ship Simulator – It may not have the capabilities of a Transas Full Mission Simulator, the unique characteristics of a Tall Ship simulation or the pure fun of the nautical...

January 21, 2010
Total Views: 2187

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Uncategorized

SARSAT Satellite Tracking with Google Earth

Today we look at SARSAT information embedded to Google Earth. Ryan Erickson at the Unofficial CG Blog tells us:

July 21, 2009
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Friday, July 3, 2009
Blog

Capsized Cruise Ship Visible on Google Maps

Original Photo Found HERE. While this is a rather old story, it just came to our attention through one of our many vast searches on the internet.  This photo of...

July 3, 2009
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Uncategorized

Free Ship Simulator Games

The software development company, PlanetInAction, has just released a free ship simulator game that leverages the Google Earth plugin and presents it as the platform for this free game.  The...

May 19, 2009
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Sunday, February 8, 2009
Uncategorized

EarthNC – Interview With Google Earth Expert Virgil Zetterlind

Last week we were pleased to bring you google’s announcement of ocean data inclusion in Google Earth. Today we bring you an interview with the leading google earth developer of...

February 8, 2009
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Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Uncategorized

Ocean in Google Earth

Yesterday, Google unveiled its newest version of Google Earth at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.  Google Earth 5.0 introduces a number of new features, but most notably...

February 3, 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: 227

Friday, December 19, 2008
Uncategorized

World Port Source Plots All

Marinebuzz.com points us to World Port Source, a website that plots all the ports of the world on an easy to use and familiar Google Map.  World Port Source provides...

December 19, 2008
Total Views: 26

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
Total Views: 268

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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