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USCG News Release - New AIS Requirements

Posted by PortVision on Apr 27, 2016 6:08:00 AM

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Last Thursday, April 26th, the US Coast Guard published the following news release:

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How to Control Rising Demurrage Costs at U.S. Ports

Posted by Dean Rosenberg on Apr 7, 2016 6:07:00 AM

*This article first appeared in the May 2015 edition of World Port Development

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Feature Friday: All I want for Christmas is… System Integration?

Posted by Dean Rosenberg on Dec 20, 2013 7:29:00 PM

In this edition of Feature Friday I thought we would do something a little bit different.

While many followers of our blog are users of our PortVision products for AIS-based vessel tracking, some of the highest-value shore-side uses of AIS data occur when the data is integrated into existing enterprise systems to solve specific business problems.  In recent years, PortVision has been involved in a number of different integration projects to meet specific customer objectives, including:

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Feature Friday: Fun with Dock and Berth Scheduling, Part 2

Posted by Nicole Pereira on Oct 11, 2013 4:42:00 PM

In the past we covered some of the smaller bits of our Dock Management System module in TerminalSmart such as tides, notes and alerts. Today we wanted to cover the core of the platform’s calendar view.

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Sharing Fleet Information with the Right People, at the Right Time

Posted by Jason Tieman on Sep 13, 2013 5:04:00 PM

One of the objectives that PortVision continues to focus on, is how can we push relevant information to our customers that will give them valuable information without even loggin into your PortVision account.  As a PortVision user, there are a number of configurable features. Today we want to share with you fleet reporting.

In one of our previous blog posts we talked about how to set-up and manage multiple fleets.  As we discussed, these fleets could be based on type of service the vessel provides, who the vessel is contracted to, or even monitoring of a competitor’s fleet. You can have as many fleets as you want with as many vessels in each fleet as you want. 

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Feature Friday: Tides, Notes and Outages in Dock Management System

Posted by Dean Rosenberg on Sep 6, 2013 6:16:00 PM

Today’s “Feature Friday” is for our TerminalSmart Dock Management System Users.  We have enhanced the usability and functionality of the Dock Schedule Page to support better collaboration between users who reference the schedule.  Today, we will talk about three new additions to the Dock Schedule Page:

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Feature Friday: Historic Playback (with Screencast)

Posted by Nicole Pereira on Aug 16, 2013 11:19:00 PM

One of the most powerful features in our PortVision Advantage and TerminalSmart platforms is the ability to run a historical playback to view ship tracking data up to 6 years old. Historical playback is used for a number of different purposes:

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Feature Friday: Setting a Single Alert for your Vessel Fleet

Posted by Nicole Pereira on Aug 9, 2013 6:51:00 PM

Many of our PortVision subscribers routinely use PortVision for scheduling individual vessel or terminal alerts.  However, did you know that you can also configure an arrival or departure alert that applies to your entire fleet? 

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Feature Friday: Share your Saved Fleets with Other Users

Posted by Nicole Pereira on Aug 2, 2013 7:10:00 PM

Previously we have shared how to create your own fleets so that you can customize the map view to highlight your own vessels of interest. 

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Feature Friday: Go Hands Free by "Following" Your Vessel

Posted by Nicole Pereira on Jul 12, 2013 6:40:00 PM

Here’s an oldie but goodie…

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