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AIS vessel BRITISH MERCHANT - show graphs
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Callsign: VQIB9
MMSI number: 235637000
IMO number: 250191
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker, carrying hazard/pollutant cat A (81)
Destination: PAPCN (ETA Jan21 02:00)
Location: 10°54.80' N 61°58.38' W - locator FK90AV39FF - show map - static map
32.0 miles Northeast bearing 44° from Güiria (Gueiria), Municipio Valdez, Sucre, Venezuela [?]
33.3 miles Northwest bearing 296° from Petit Valley, Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago
46.6 miles Northwest bearing 306° from Chaguanas, Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago
56.3 miles Northwest bearing 321° from Mon Repos, City of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Last position: 2017-01-16 13:40:50 EST (41d 12h34m ago)
2017-01-16 14:10:50 VET local time at Güiria, Venezuela [?]
Course: 308° – heading 309°
Speed: 18 MPH
Dimensions: length 279 m width 42 m draught 11.3 m
Last path: VQIB9>ais via AIS-TT
Positions stored: 25283
Stations near current position of BRITISH MERCHANT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
OSLO BULK 60.7 miles 328°2017-01-31 23:34:31 HORIZON THETIS1.9 miles 175°2017-02-18 21:15:42
LUIGI LAGRANGE1.9 miles 20°2017-02-11 04:59:34 GLOVIS PHOENIX2.0 miles 335°2017-02-20 14:46:38
BALSA 892.2 miles 304°2017-02-07 00:05:02 ALBANE2.6 miles 184°2017-01-28 17:44:56
SOMBEKE2.6 miles 231°2017-02-17 11:01:45 KYRIAKOULA3.0 miles 219°2017-02-20 19:44:38
VEGA SACHSEN3.2 miles 189°2017-01-30 16:04:01 INDUSTRIALACE3.6 miles 166°2017-02-06 18:31:02
MARTE3.7 miles 120°2017-02-19 23:53:40 YARA FREYA3.7 miles 121°2017-02-19 08:51:41
PICO EL TORO4.0 miles 230°2017-02-18 07:57:44 CAPE DALY4.0 miles 80°2017-02-07 18:29:18
REGULA4.4 miles 300°2017-02-16 05:23:48 ALASKABORG4.4 miles 254°2017-02-16 10:56:47
SANTIAGO PEARL4.5 miles 117°2017-02-12 09:06:36 EASTER ISLAND4.6 miles 314°2017-01-30 19:39:01
COLLINS TIDE4.7 miles 88°2017-02-12 09:00:36 SCM ELPIDA4.8 miles 263°2017-02-14 04:15:52
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