February 2020 Release

February 2020 Release - new features

The latest platform update will be made available on 18th Feb 2020.


Mobile version

  • Optimised user interface for mobile phone use
  • Newsfeed, Community, Info and Layers panels now located in the bottom navbar.
  • For ease of viewing - the page has been split. The top half displays the map, the bottom half displays the panel selected. Can drag panel up or down to expand or reduce it.
  • The map view has been simplified - 'pinch-to-zoom' instead of map controls. Basemap control removed. 
  • The Profile panel is no longer available on the mobile version. Adding work/education projects and adding an asset to you profile is only available in the desktop version.  
  • Help now available on the footer and as a dropdown link on the hamburger button

Desktop version

  • To make it easier for other MapStand community members to contact you, contact links have been added to the Profile panel: email, linkedin, twitter and website


  • New layers have been added: Rigs and Vessels have been separated,  Planned 2D Seismic Surveys, Platforms, Floating Facilities, Terminals, Seabed Features, 2D Seismic Surveys (2D lines grouped into 2D surveys)
  • Layer styles have been updated 
  • The HELP button in now located on the navbar and footer.
  • The "last updated" field now has a date format (ddd, dd MMMM yyyy hh:mm tt). 

Previously had a timezone date format (yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ)


  • Keywords are no longer displayed in the Profile panel
  • The toolbar for adding a project/education/favourite to your profile has been placed horizontally (previously displayed vertically)