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AIS vessel PANAMAX STERLING - show graphs
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Callsign: 5BQK3
MMSI number: 210119000
IMO number: 341873
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: BRINDIS,ITALY (ETA Oct08 12:00)
Location: 36°48.98' N 1°15.76' E - locator JM06PT15MW - show map - static map
24.4 miles North bearing 355° from Sidi Akkacha, Chlef, Algeria [?]
27.9 miles North bearing 8° from Abou el Hassan, Chlef, Algeria
42.8 miles North bearing 1° from Ech Chettia, Chlef, Algeria
89.4 miles Northeast bearing 47° from Mostaganem, Mostaganem, Algeria
Last position: 2016-10-04 21:12:06 EDT (107d 4h35m ago)
2016-10-05 02:12:06 CET local time at Sidi Akkacha, Algeria [?]
Course: 82° – heading 85°
Speed: 12 MPH
Dimensions: length 225 m width 32 m draught 12.6 m
Last path: 5BQK3>ais via EA6VQ
Positions stored: 19862
Stations near current position of PANAMAX STERLING - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
RISING HARRIER8.1 miles 224°2016-12-26 13:04:33 MSC ENGLAND18.0 miles 72°2016-12-26 03:55:34
NYK IBIS24.3 miles 85°2017-01-03 05:56:52
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This page shows real-time information collected from the Automatic Position Reporting System Internet network (APRS-IS). APRS is used by amateur (ham) radio operators to transmit real-time position information, weather data, telemetry and messages over the radio. A vehicle equipped with a GPS receiver, a VHF transmitter or HF transceiver and a small computer device called a tracker transmits it's location, speed and course in a small data packet, which is then received by a nearby iGate receiving site which forwards the packet on the Internet. Systems connected to the Internet can send information on the APRS-IS without a radio transmitter, or collect and display information transmitted anywhere in the world.
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