Update: New Terrestrial AIS Stations July 2015in AIS Station Update, Community by Lars Brandstäter
We are permanently expanding our Terrestrial AIS Network!
To keep you updated, here’s an overview of this Month new AIS stations:
Saly is a seaside resort area on the of Senegal, south of Dakar. Saly was originally a Portuguese trading post known as Porto de Ale, which became Portudal, and later Sali Portudal. On February 24, 1984, the resort was created on a previously unoccupied tract of land near the former trading post. It was about this time that tourism began to take off in Senegal. Saly’s economy relies almost entirely on tourism. Hotel complexes, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, shops, water sports, real estate agencies all compete for the business of wealthy visitors from other countries.
see Port of: Saly, Senegal
Pemba is a port city in Mozambique. It is the capital of the province of Cabo Delgado and lies on a peninsula in Pemba Bay. The town was founded by the Company “Niassa Company” in 1904 as Porto Amélia, after a queen of Portugal, at the peninsula’s south western tip and has grown around a port. The city is renowned for its Portuguese colonial architecture. It was renamed Pemba at the end of Portuguese rule, in 1975.
see Port of: Pemba, Mozambique
The Port of Aarhus is one of the oldest and largest industrial ports in Northern Europe with the largest container terminal in Denmark, processing more than 50% of Denmark’s container traffic and accommodating the largest container vessels in the world. Grain is the principal export, while feedstuffs, stone, cement and coal are among the chief imports. The ferry terminal presents the only alternative to the Great Belt Link for passenger transport between Jutland and Zealand. Currently Mols-Linien operates the route and annually transports some 2 million passengers and a million vehicles. Since the early 2000s the port has increasingly become a destination for cruise lines operating in the Baltic Sea.
see Port of: Aarhus, Denmark
Beirut is the capital city of Lebanon. The Port of Beirut is the main port in Lebanon located on Beirut’s northern Mediterranean coast. It’s one of the largest and busiest ports on the Eastern Mediterranean. The name of Beirut Port has been mentioned since the 15th century BC in the mutual letters of the Pharaohs and the Phoenicians, and during the Roman Era, it was developed into a commercial and economic center. During the Omayyad Era, the Port of Beirut became the center for the First Arabic Fleet. As for the Crusaders Era, the Port of Beirut had an important role in the maritime trade between East and West. By the end of the 19th century, the current Port of Beirut had been founded.
see Port of: Beirut, Lebanon
Semarang, Java, Indonesia
Semarang is a city on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java. A major port during the Dutch colonial era, and still an important regional center and port today, the city has a dominant Javanese population. Under the Dutch it became a busy trading and administrative center and great number of Chinese traders joined the Moslem community. Export of sugar and other agricultural products brought great wealth to the city. The port of Tanjung Emas is close to the town of Semarang in the province of Central Java.
see Port of: Semarang, Java, Indonesia
Johor Port, Pasir Gudang, Malaysia
Johor Port is located at Pasir Gudang in the southeast of Johor in Peninsular Malaysia. Built by the Johor Port Authority and run by Johor Port Berhad in 1977, it is the first port in Johor and is designed as a multi-purpose port that caters to practically all types of cargo. It is the first port in Malaysia to be located within a free trade zone. Johor Port’s warehouses are exempted from customs duties. Duty is only payable when the cargo is released from the warehouse area for local consumption.
see Port of: Johor Port, Pasir Gudang, Malaysia
Dordrecht, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. Dordrecht is the largest and most important city in the Drechtsteden and is also part of the Randstad, the main conurbation in the Netherlands. It’s the oldest city in the Holland area and has a rich history and culture. The city was formed along the Thure river, in the midst of peat swamps. This river was a branch of the river Dubbel and ran approximately near the current Bagijnhof. The first reference to Dordrecht was made in 846 in the Annals of Xanten where the author notes how the Vikings plundered eastern and western Frisia and set fire to the town of Dordrecht.
see Port of: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Ponta Delgada is the largest municipality and administrative capital of the Autonomous Region of the in Portugal. It is located on São Miguel Island, the largest and most populous in the archipelago. The population in 2011 was 68,809, in an area of 232.99 km². There are 17,629 residents in the three central civil parishes that comprise the historical city: São Pedro, São Sebastião, and São José. Ponta Delgado became the region’s administrative capital under the revised constitution of 1976; the judiciary and Catholic see remained in the historical capital of Angra do Heroísmo while the Legislative Assembly of the Azores was established in Horta.
see Port of: Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Banjarmasin is the capital of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located on a delta island near the junction of the Barito and Martapura rivers. As a result, Banjarmasin is sometimes called the “River City“. The town is served by a deepwater port, Trisakti Harbour, which is the centre of the Barito basin; exports include rubber, pepper, timber, petroleum, coal, gold, and diamonds. Passenger ships and ferries to and from Java also carry their operation here. The city is laced with flood-prone waterways, and many houses are built on rafts or stilts over the water. The waterways are also used for travel, using relatively small rowboats.
see Port of: Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Liepāja is a city in western Latvia and is known as “The city where the wind is born”, likely because of the constant sea breeze. Its reputation of Liepāja as the windiest city in Latvia was strengthened with the construction nearby of the largest wind power plant in the nation. The Port of Liepāja has a wide water area and consists of three main parts. The Winter harbor is located in the Trade channel and serves small local fishing vessels as well as medium cargo ships. Immediately north of the Trade channel is the main area of the port, separated from the open sea by a line of breakwaters. Further north is Karosta harbor, which was formerly a military harbor but is now used for ship repairs and other commercial purposes.
see Port of: Liepaja, Latvia
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