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Getting ready for take off: Fleetmon V2

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after quiet some loops and changes over the last weeks, we are now starting the BETA test of the new version of Fleetmon with our supporters and all AIS sharers. There will be access for this group after login (selected users). We are planning to release the new version asap. Eager to hear your opinions and feedback :-)

Update, Friday 2010-11-12

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[+] puuh, we’ve got a new server up and running, hoping there are some speed improvements
[+] worked on all those fixes, related to change of backend

[+] added new AIS antenna: Panama, Panama City !!!! We love it !!!
[+] added new AIS antenna: Bahamas: Nassau
[+] added new AIS antenna: Netherlands: Njimegen

[*] fixed My ImageManager, now able to handle a couple thousand images
[*] MyVesselList reworked, with new layout
[*] Vessel History adjusted, now reflecting all former recorded signals of vessel-hull
[*] VesselData added
[*] TinyUploader fixed (wrong IMO assignment in seldom cases:-)


Moving to new Server today…

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we are expecting delays and even a short downtime during the day (European time) when moving the site to a new server. Thank you for the patience, we will then continue with better resources and faster response times.

20101009: LISCO GLORIA, vessel on fire after explosion in the Baltic Sea

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Ferry LSICO GLORIA of DFDS, image copyright: Frank Zerzau, 2010

The ferry has been between the isles of Fehmarn, DE and Langeland, DK in the night from Friday to Saturday, when a fire broke out after an explosion at the upper deck.

236 passengers and crew members got rescued by the ferry DEUTSCHLAND and are back in Kiel’s Marine base.
Ten Tugs, firefighting vessels and helicopters took part in the action, three injured people have been broght to the hospital. The vessel is on anchor in the open sea now. The Danish government sent the MARIE MILJOE to secure a possible oil spill of the 200 tons diesel-oil on bord of the ferry.
The LISCO GlORIA is a ferry of DFDS serving the line from Kiel to Klaipeda.




screenshots of scenario from “FleetMon”, our software for live vessel tracking:


Overview Baltic Sea


South of Langelung


New Rescue Tug BALTIC from Rostock

more vessel coming for help

more vessel coming for help

Update: Friday 2010-10-08

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[+] new AIS antenna: Zeebrugge, BE
[+] new AIS antenna: Stavanger, NO
[+] new AIS antenna: Vigo, SP

[+] Fleetmon V2: released first alpha version to limited user group, defined timeline to bring the new client online for all users

[+] lots of work in creating new API
[+] new admin functions for image-moderators for flagging and making users aware of quality and copyright issues




Update: Friday 2010-09-24

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[+] new AIS antenna: Newcastle, GB – thanks Ian!
[+] new AIS antenna: Rijeka, Croatia – thanks Ivan!

[+] new AIS antenna: Utrecht, NL

[+] new AIS antenna: Riga, Latvia

[+] new AIS antenna: Dover, GB!

[*] Fleetmon mobile was checked in to the AppStore – expected to be released this weekend!