Update: New Terrestrial AIS Stations July 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:
- Athens, Greece
- Boynton Beach, United States
- Gulfport, United States
- New Shoreham, United States
- Samsun, Turkey
- Varna, Bulgaria
Boynton Beach, United States
Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The name “Boynton Beach” was first used by a community that broke off from the Town of Boynton in 1931. In 1939 that community changed its name to “Ocean Ridge” while The Town of Boynton took the name “Boynton Beach” in 1941.
see nearest port: Frederica
Varna is the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. The Port of Varna is the largest seaport complex in Bulgaria. Two inland canals connect the sea and Port of Varna East with Lake Varna, Lake Beloslav and Port of Varna West. Since 2006, Port of Varna serves as a hub for BP and German wind turbine manufacturer Saga.
see port of: Varna
Samsun is a port city. In the early 20th century, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey funded the building of a harbor. Trade and transportation was focused around a road to and from Sivas. The privately operated port fronting the city centre handles freight, including RORO ferries to Novorossiysk, whereas fishing boats land their catches in a separate harbour slightly further east.
see port of: Samun
Gulfport, United States
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. The Port of Gulfport is a bustling port strategically located on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulfport, with easy access to open ocean waters via a short 18-mile ship channel. William H. Hardy who was president of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad (G&SIRR) that connected inland lumber mills to the coast, dredged the harbor in Gulfport, and opened the shipping channel to the sea. In 1902, the harbor was completed and the Port of Gulfport became a working seaport that now accounts for millions of dollars in annual sales and tax revenue for the state of Mississippi.
see port of: Gulfport
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. The Port of Piraeus, as the largest Greek seaport, is one of the largest seaports in Europe and the world, located in the Mediterranean Sea basin. The Port of Piraeus served as the port of Athens since the ancient times. As of April 2016 the port ranks 39th globally in terms of container capacity.
see port of: Athens
New Shoreham, United States
Thousands of years ago, a glacier left rolling hills and ponds behind, forming what is now known as Block Island.
The Narragansett Indians were the first inhabitants of Block Island as evidenced by remains that date back thousands of years. Their name for the island was “Manisses” which translates to “Island of the Little God.”
Incorporated in 1672 as the only town on the island of Block Island, New Shoreham is the smallest town in the smallest state – Rhode Island – in the United States.
see nearest port: Montauk Harbor
Many thanks to all new AIS partners that helped us filling FleetMons database with fresh AIS data.
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We are always looking for new antenna locations, people and companies to help us achieve this.
If you are located close to a port or waterway, please contact us!