Register / Edit Account Profile

In this article, users can find all information in regard to the registration process as well as how to edit certain information of their MarineTraffic Account.

Register / Sign in

Although anyone can have access to a lot of MarineTraffic features, it is essential that you register in order to start enjoying the vast capabilities of the platform to their full extent.

As a first-time user, you will find the Log in  button located at the upper right corner of the MarineTraffic homepage. You can click on it and then click on the REGISTER button at the bottom of the window that is brought out. Upon clicking the REGISTER button, you will be able to register using your email or via your social network account.


Following the email registration process, you can click on the CREATE AN ACCOUNT WITH EMAIL button at the bottom of the window that is brought out. You will then have to fill the registration form which can be done in a matter of seconds.

You may simply fill in some information and select your password. After this step, you will receive a confirmation e-mail to the e-mail address you have provided us with, containing a link that you will need to click in order to activate your MarineTraffic Account.

Note: The link in the e-mail is valid for 24 hours. In the event that you miss the 24 hour window, you will need to follow the registration process from the beginning.

Upon completion of the registration process, all you have to do is to simply sign in to your created MarineTraffic account using your e-mail address (the one you had used for your registration) and your selected password. You can Tick on the selection box next to Remember me so that your credentials are saved in the respective fields.


As an alternative you can use the Social login, which  gives you a frictionless option to single sign-in on MarineTraffic using your account on a social network. You can choose to CONTINUE WITH GOOGLE account or CONTINUE WITH LINKEDIN profile by clicking on the respective button.

Edit your Profile / Change Email Address

  1. You may edit your profile by accessing the My Account section and clicking on the 
    My Profile option. There you will be able to make amendments and additions to the existing information. Please make sure to fill in the fields marked with "*".


Once you are done with any changes,  you may click on the Submit button at the  bottom right corner of the form in order for the changes to take effect.


  1. To change the email address linked with your MarineTraffic account, you can click on the Change your email option located under the field containing your current email address in the My Profile section. As soon as you do, a new pop up window will appear asking you for the new email and current password.

After typing the new address you want to use, you will receive a verification email in your new email address. In order to complete the process, as a last step you will need to Verify new e-mail by clicking the respective link you will find there.

Reset / Change your Password

If you wish to change your password, you can simply access the Account Overview section and click on the Change my password option.mceclip1.png

In the event you have forgotten your MarineTraffic password, you may click on the Sign in button on the top right corner of the MarineTraffic homepage and then click on the Forgot Password option.

A new window will pop-up where you can add your email address in the appropriate field (it will need to be the same address you use when signing in to MarineTraffic).

You will then receive an email from us which will provide you with a special link - you may click on it move on to create a new password for your MarineTraffic account.

NoteThe provided link will automatically expire in 48 hours. In the event you do not change your password within the time limit, you will need to repeat the process.