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Satellite AIS Tracking for everyone! Just a single click away.

Are you looking for a vessel’s position but it has not been refreshed for a few days as it is moving out of coastal AIS reception range? Now, you can just activate the satellite and find the ship, wherever it sails, immediately!

We are proud to introduce satellite AIS for everybody on FleetMon: All our users are now just a click away from satellite AIS position reports for their ships of interest. FleetMon’s combination of standard AIS and space-borne tracking data always offers the freshest vessel information available, even on high seas and in remote areas. And what’s best: There is no need to commit to a long-term contract – just activate the satellite polling when and where you need it!

Now, how does it work?

If the position updates of your favorite ship are overdue, have a look into the vessel’s detail page and check the information box next to the location map. Whenever a satellite position update is available, a green button will indicate that:

LESOTHO satellite position available

Click the button and a new window will calculate the number of credit points that are necessary to obtain the satellite position report.

Now it’s just one more click and your ship’s position will be updated:

LESOTHO Sat Update information box

When it’s your first time using the satellite position polling, we will initially ask you for your contact details (address and phone number). Just click the “request” button and fill in the short form that appears on your screen. Once your data has been verified, we will send you an e-mail confirmation.

That’s it!

LESOTHO accreditation and credit point purchase

In case your credits do not suffice to get a satellite position update, the information box will provide you with a direct link to our online shop. Detailed information about the FleetMon Credit Points is available here.

Agricultural Commodities Database Enhanced

FleetMon’s Agricultural Commodities Trading Database is your personal knowledge store for waterborne goods traffic all around the globe. Each record of the trading database provides you with details about the agricultural commodities carried by a certain vessel, their origin and the loaded quantity. In addition to browsing the current operations in over 100 countries you are able to analyze historic shipments and to preview planned agricultural cargoes.

Just dive into the Commodities Trading Database and:

  • find out how many tons of barley have been transported to Saudi Arabia over the last 90 days
  • check where the ship of your interest has been loaded with sunflower seed oil and find vessel’s last updated report
  • inform yourself about the planned shipments of sugar from Brazil
  • analyze the exports from Europe and imports to Africa

Powerful filters allow you to find exactly what you need with just a few clicks and a convenient download option provides you with Excel-data for your further analyses.

Agricultural Commodities Database

With the latest database update it is now even more convenient to perform your commodities trading analysis:

Use improved filter options to sort the database by commodity group, departure country, destination and state of the voyage. A comprehensive map now allows a new visual perspective on the shipments of agricultural commodities from global overview to the single ship. A new vivid analytics module presents market shares in accordance to your filter settings and allows  the evaluation of trends at one glance. Coverage for palm oil and palm oil by-products has been vastly increased.

Gain reliable insight into the world of agricultural goods traffic with requesting your free trial of the FleetMon Trading Database now!

Agricultural Commodities Analytics Module

 

 

 

Welcome to new AIS stations and partners

August 6th, 2013 FleetMon.com News

Warm greetings to all new AIS partners and contributors who joined the FleetMon community recently! Many major ports and prominent waterways have been included into FleetMon’s AIS network thanks to your help and support, such as:

AIS coverage could be furthermore improved for Melbourne, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong  and the Saaler Bay near Rostock. 

Every AIS contribution is highly appreciated and happily welcomed. So do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to bring AIS coverage to your port!

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Download Vessel and Voyage Data Reports from FleetMon now!

August 2nd, 2013 FleetMon.com News

We have been frequently asked if you can export vessel data from the FleetMon database – and since lately – we can happily answer with “Yes, you can!”.

Download FleetMon Database reports to:

  • Retrieve vessel lists including detailed ship type, dimensions, position, deadweight and gross tonnage to complete and update your own databases and applications
  • Analyze the occupancy rate of ports with individual reports generated from the port’s vessel arrival and departure history
  • Download the port call histories of the ships of your interest for own traffic visualizations
  • Or simply use the FleetMon Database Reports to store vital information at your end.

Reports can be generated and downloaded in Excel or CSV files from the following tables:

  • FleetMon Vessel Database, containing over 391.000 ships
  • Vessels in Port, listing the vessels currently moored in a specific port
  • Port Call History, containing historic ship arrival and departure information for a specific port
  • Port Call Log, reflecting the ports visited by a vessel in the past (coming soon)

The download of FleetMon Database Reports is fully independent from your account status as it is a pay-per-use service. Just get yourself some FleetMon Credit Points and start compiling your individual reports. Data that is scrambled online due to your account settings will of course be fully readable in the  downloaded file!

Feel free to post us your feedback, questions or suggestions, and read on to learn how to download your FleetMon Database Report:

Visit one of the database tables from that you want to generate a report. Use the different filters available on top of the table to compile a list that meets with your requirements. Now choose the preferred file format by clicking the corresponding button below the table. The Report Generator fully respects your filter settings and calculates the necessary number of credit points for you. Use the link to the Credit Point Info and Purchase should your credit point balance do not suffice to generate the desired report.

Database Report Generator

That’s it!

By the way, generated Reports are archived in your personal Account Settings for a period of 7 days and can be downloaded again from there:

FleetMon Billing Center

 

 

 

AIS coverage back to normal after attack

Good news: FleetMon’s AIS coverage is back to normal after the malicious attacks on the FleetMon servers over the weekend. Thanks to all partners who supported us, and thanks to all FleetMon users for their understanding. We are now better geared to resist such attacks should they appear again in the future.

FleetMon under attack, AIS reception affected

Starting Saturday evening 16:00 UTC, the FleetMon system finds itself under attack from unknown sources in the Internet that aim to interrupt or stop FleetMon’s services. While our servers have been successfully stabilized in the meantime, AIS reception is affected and not yet back to normal level. Thank you very much for your understanding.
We are working hard to block this kind of attack and identify the source, hopefully restoring full FleetMon coverage during Monday.

Update: AIS Coverage has been fully restored in the meantime. See our following blog post.

Smart Vessel Filters out now!

June 12th, 2013 FleetMon.com News

Have you ever tried to find out how many Italian-flagged Liquified Gas Carriers of a certain deadweight are included in the FleetMon Vessel Database?

No matter if you are looking for Bulk carriers of the Panamax size, or pleasure crafts longer than 50 meters, the necessary filters to browse the FleetMon Vessel Database for the ships of your interest are now available for you.

Sort over 390.000 ships by flag, AIS category, length or attribute – the different filters of course can be combined. Users with an Unlimited account additionally benefit from advanced filters to browse the database by deadweight and  specific vessel types, such as Reefer, Cable Ship or Ore Carrier.

Enjoy the enhanced possibilities of the FleetMon Vessel Database and don’t hesitate to contact us with your feedback, questions or inquiries.

Vessel database with advanced filters

 

GEORG BUECHNER sunk, AIS track of her last moments here available

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Polish Coast Guard confirms that GEORG BUECHNER sank at approximate position 54.55871′N / 18.31,308′E in unknown depth northeast off Rozewie Lighthouse.
This is the position indicated in below screenshot. Navigational warnings issued. Foto: RostockSailing.de

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actions possible: pickup seamen

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Google Earth view with timestamps and position

FleetMon offers this AIS recordings as a GoogleEarth file

FleetMon Record: Ajaks_2013-05-31.kmz

We would be glad to hear about results of your analyzes and new opinions!

read also: http://www.fleetmon.com/maritimenews/2013/georg-buechner-lost-during-transfer-klaipeda/

Welcome to new AIS stations and partners

May 15th, 2013 FleetMon.com News

Many thanks to all new partners who joined the FleetMon AIS community within the last month! With your help the coverage could be expanded further to the benefit of all FleetMon users.

These gaps could be filled with fresh AIS data:

  • The Port of Piombino in Italy
  • The waters around Hanstholm in Denmark
  • The Port of Corpus Christi in the United States
  • The river Neckar around Hirshhorn in Germany
  • The Port of Malacca in Malaysia
  • The waters around Bilbao in Spain
  • The Ports of Poti and the Port of Batumi in Georgia
  • The Port of Yalta in Ukraine

Enhanced monitoring and increased reception ranges can be enjoyed for Istanbul, Tuapse, Novorossiysk, Kerch and Temryuk.

If you would like to support the FleetMon community with AIS data from your port or waterway – as usually - please get in touch with us!

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Almería – FleetMon te está echando de menos!

April 19th, 2013 FleetMon.com News

A new host is wanted for our AIS Station in Almería:

Tal vez te hayas dado cuenta ya:
En el sur de España desaparecieron algunos puntos colorados del mapa hace unos días. Por eso buscamos a un nuevo socio alrededor de Almería.
La estación de AIS ya esta ahí – solo falta un interesado que puede conectarla al internet y a la corriente. El nuevo anfitrión por supuesto será premiado con una cuenta Unlimited gratuita.

¿Conoces a alguien que vive alrededor de Almería o Carboneras, o incluso te encuentras ahí tu mismo? ¡Fantástico!
Ponte en contacto con nosotros y pronto serás uno de los socios AIS de FleetMon!

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If you are located in the southeastern coast of Andalusia or if you know someone there who could be interested in hosting an AIS receiver station for FleetMon, please get in touch with us!

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