Why is it impossible to upload photos of a NEW Vessel?

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    Mazin Hussein

    Hi Roni,

    To ease the upload process for our users and to ensure that each photo corresponds to a specific vessel and not just hanging around, it is necessary to connect in the upload process your photograph with the vessel.

    So once we list the new vessel you can add a photograph for it.

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    Marc Servranckx

    Very good initiative when you see how many photos are poorly posted - certain person use their time to ask to MarineTraffic to move photos - Regards

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    Yves Pratter

    > To ease the upload process for our users and to ensure that each photo corresponds to a specific vessel
    There is a lot of vessels with wrong names, bad MMSI. Sometimes, they are duplicated… Cf. Warship have wrong names

    So, it is not so easy :
    For example, if I want to add a photo of a vessel with a bad name (i.e. NATO WARSHIP), I must:

    1. Open the Upload a photo page
      Don't change de name, MMSI or type.
      Must select a location (even if I don't know it). If I don't take care, MT use my home location ;)
    2. Go to My Account
    3. Go to Photos Uploaded
    4. Click on the "Edit Photo" button to change the appropriates fields

    > So once we list the new vessel you can add a photograph for it.
    How to add a new vessel that is not in the list?
    Especially wrecks or boats that don't send (yet) AIS signals or that are not in range of a ground station ?

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    Thalia Tsarli

    Hello Yves,

    You can easily upload a photo for a vessel existing in our database here:

    https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/photos/upload

    Further to that let me clarify that photos are linked to specific vessel records.

    If there is no record for a vessel then photos cannot be uploaded.

    I hope this helps. I remain at your disposal.

    Best regards,

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