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AIS vessel MERCHANT - show graphs
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Callsign: VQHW3
MMSI number: 235634000
IMO number: 20604
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: PIRAEUS (ETA Jan31 08:00)
Location: 43°45.73' N 9°46.08' W - locator IN53CS72UW - show map - static map
52.6 miles Northwest bearing 326° from Camariñas, Provincia da Coruña, Galicia, Spain [?]
53.2 miles Northwest bearing 329° from Mugia, Provincia da Coruña, Galicia, Spain
73.8 miles West bearing 292° from A Coruña, Provincia da Coruña, Galicia, Spain
86.5 miles Northwest bearing 315° from Santiago de Compostela, Provincia da Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Last position: 2017-01-23 19:13:19 EST (33d 5h18m ago)
2017-01-24 01:13:19 CET local time at Camariñas, Spain [?]
Course: 211° – heading 209°
Speed: 15 MPH
Dimensions: length 155 m width 25 m draught 6.8 m
Persons on board: 24 (2015-08-06 21:24:47 EDT – 569d 4h6m ago)
Last path: VQHW3>ais via DW8991
Positions stored: 51429
Stations near current position of MERCHANT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
CCNI ARAUCO0.4 miles 90°2017-02-24 05:23:17 UNISKY0.8 miles 116°2017-02-23 09:38:33
CIC ROLACO1.1 miles 47°2017-02-01 20:31:24 HOEGH NEW YORK1.5 miles 23°2017-01-27 20:14:42
SLOMAN DISCHARGER2.0 miles 208°2017-02-24 07:53:38 PRETTY TEAM2.1 miles 69°2017-02-17 16:19:29
HIGH EFFICIENCY2.1 miles 176°2017-02-04 13:13:45 CRISTINA STAR2.1 miles 183°2017-01-30 05:28:38
CHRISTOS2.1 miles 128°2017-01-30 02:52:17 MONGOOSE HUNTER2.2 miles 30°2017-02-04 15:14:02
IONIC KATANA2.3 miles 344°2017-02-04 06:48:52 MSC BILBAO2.4 miles 24°2017-02-17 11:12:46
GRANDE SAN PAOLO2.7 miles 178°2017-01-31 00:07:14 PANTHER MAX2.9 miles 48°2017-01-28 14:53:17
COS ORCHID3.1 miles 71°2017-01-31 04:07:47 SANNA3.2 miles 28°2017-01-28 18:17:45
WAALDIJK3.3 miles 23°2017-02-22 17:42:20 ST DARE3.4 miles 352°2017-02-04 15:26:04
TRANS CATALONIA3.4 miles 320°2017-02-22 01:52:08 VIKING EAGLE3.4 miles 202°2017-02-20 06:52:10
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