Marine Exchange of the San Francisco Bay Region

Maritime Information


Marine Intelligence

The Marine Exchange has been collecting, analyzing and disseminating ship traffic information for more than 150 years. A lot has changed over the years, but the commitment of the Exchange to its membership has not. Members can call the Exchange to get the latest on vessel activities and particulars, traffic and conditions on the water, company contact information and almost any aspect of the maritime community.


Traffic Reports

ETA’s, ETD’s and shift itineraries, as well as actual movements and vessel positions are updated continuously and are available by email at any time.

Movement times, port and berth information, last and next ports of call, vessel type, flag, agent, and LOA are included.

Statistical and Specialty Reports
Monthly and yearly statistical summaries of Golden Gate shipping break down arrivals by agent, berth, type, flag, last port of call, etc.

Specialty reports profile the activities of tankers, tanker escorts, and tug assists.

Special Reports
Bay Area shipping activity since 1987 can be evaluated in a number of ways. Information can focus on specific vessels and ports or broaden to include industry sectors and trends. Inquiries about our data may be submitted to

Multi-Region Reporting
MISNA (Maritime Information Society of North America) comprises ten marine exchanges, including all of the West Coast. Shipping information can combined from any of the represented regions.

Please visit the MISNA page for more information.



Starting in 2002, in partnership with Marine Digest, the Marine Exchange will be producing the Golden Gate Ports Handbook, which will combine the two publications into one. It will be published yearly, and feature greater coverage and more comprehensive listings.

Members are listed in and receive copies of each; they are published in alternating years.

The most extensive maritime listing in the Bay. Members are listed by name, organization, and service category.


Please Note

Membership is required to purchase any of the products or services we offer.