Update: New Terrestrial AIS Stations January 2016in 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:
- Boston, United States
- Busan, Republic of Korea
- Carolina Beach, United States
- Goonhilly, United Kingdom
- Istanbul, Turkey
- Kendari, Indonesia
- Mombasa, Kenya
- Montevideo, Uruguay
- Orkney, United Kingdom
- Portsmouth, United Kingdom
- Spijkenisse, Netherlands
- Szczecin, Poland
- Tel Aviv, Israel
Boston, United States
Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The Port of Bostonis a major seaport located in Boston Harbor and adjacent to the City of Boston. It is the largest port in Massachusetts as well as being one of the principal ports on the east coast of the US. It was historically important for the growth of the City of Boston, and was originally located in what is now the downtown area of the city, called Long Wharf. The Port of Boston has facilities dedicated to bulk cargo, petroleum, and LNG shipment and storage. These are primarily located on the Mystic River.
see port of: Boston
Busan, Republic Of Korea
Busan is South Korea’s second largest city after Seoul, with a population of approximately 3.6 million. Busan is the fifth busiest seaport in the world, with transportation and shipping among the most high profile aspects of the local economy. Since 1978, Busan has opened three container ports including Jaseungdae, Shinsundae, and Gamman. Busan has one of the world’s largest ports and can handle up to 13.2 million TEU shipping containers per year.The Port of Busan is the largest port in South Korea, located in the city of Busan, South Korea.
see port of: Busan
Carolina Beach, United States
Carolina Beach North Carolina is a small town on an island located on the southern end of North Carolina’s coastline. The island, called Pleasure Island, is part of the Atlantic coast’s intercoastal waterway. The island forms the tip of a peninsula between the Cape Fear River to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east and is comprised of two small beach communities, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.
see nearest port: Southport (NC)
Goonhilly, United Kingdom
Goonhilly is located on the mian Helston to St Keverne Road on the Lizard Peninsula. It became world famous as the site chosen by the General Post Office (GPO) for its experimental satellite communication ground station. There, on a wild stretch of moorland at the western extremity of England on July 11th 1962, the first inter-continental picture between the U.S.A. and Great Britain was flashed across th Atlantic by way of the artificial satellite TELSTAR.
see nearest port: Penzance
Istanbul is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. Istanbul has three major shipping ports—the Port of Haydarpaşa, the Port of Ambarlı, and the Port of Zeytinburnu—as well as several smaller ports and oil terminals along the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara. As the only sea route between the oil-rich Black Sea and the Mediterranean, the Bosphorus is one of the busiest waterways in the world; more than 200 million tonnes of oil pass through the strait each year, and the traffic on the Bosphorus is three times that on the Suez Canal.
see port of: Istanbul
Kendari is the capital of the Indonesian province of Southeast Sulawesi. The city lies along Kendari Bay. Most of the town’s inhabitants are of the Makassarese and Buginese peoples. The principal road in the region connects Kendari with Kolaka to the west. Kendari has an airport. Its industries process foods and produce textiles and paper. Handicrafts include gold and silver ornament making, filigree work, weaving, and woodworking.
see port of: Kendari
Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya. It is the nation’s second-largest city. For years, the Port Mombasa has been known as “the city of merchants”. Dating back to the times of Vasco Da Gama, it became an increasingly busy trading post for the region. The Port of Mombasa is the gateway to East and Central Africa,and is one of the busiest Ports along the East African coastline. The Port provides direct connectivity to over 80 Ports worldwide and is linked to a vast hinterland comprising Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Northern Tanzania, Southern Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia by road.
see port of: Momnbasa
Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The Port of Montevideo in the northern part of the Old City is one of the major ports of South America. Montevideo Bay is one of the reasons the city was founded. It gives natural protection to ships, although there are now two jetties that protect the harbour entrance of the waves. The port has been growing rapidly and consistently at an average annual rate of 14 percent due to an increase in foreign trade.
see port of: Montevideo
Orkney, United Kingdom
Orkney is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, United Kingdom. The Mainland is the largest island of Orkney. Both of Orkney’s burghs, Kirkwall and Stromness, are on this island, which is also the heart of Orkney’s transportation system, with ferry and air connections to the other islands and to the outside world. The traditional sectors of the economy export beef, cheese, whisky, beer, fish and other seafood. In recent years there has been growth in other areas including tourism, food and beverage manufacture, jewellery, knitwear, and other crafts production, construction and oil transportation through the Flotta oil terminal.
see nearest port: Stromness
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. Located mainly on Portsea Island, it is the United Kingdom’s only island city. Portsmouth International Port is a port and ferry terminal located in the city of Portsmouth on the South Coast of England. It operates departures and arrivals for cruise ships, cargo ships and passenger ferries.
see port of: Portsmouth
Spijkenisse is a town and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. After an administrative reform in 2015 it is part of the municipality of Nissewaard.
see nearest port: Rotterdamm
Szczecin is the capital city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. In the vicinity of the Baltic Sea, it is the country’s seventh-largest city and a major seaport in Poland. The Port of Szczecin is the third largest port in Poland and handles almost 10 million tons of cargo annually. It is located at the Oder and Regalica rivers in the Lower Oder Valley, off the Szczecin Lagoon. In the past, the port included the now defunct Szczecin Shipyard. A free trade zone has been designated within the port area.
see port of: Szczecin
Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel Aviv is a city in Israel, and the second most populous city administered by that country’s government after Jerusalem. The Tel Aviv Port is a commercial and entertainment district in northwest Tel Aviv, Israel along the Mediterranean Sea. The port was founded in 1936 by Otzar Mif’alei Yam. It opened on February 23, 1938 and closed on October 25, 1965 when its operations moved to the Ashdod Port, which is now one of Israel’s two main cargo ports.
see port of: Tel Aviv
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