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AIS vessel MSC VANESSA - show graphs
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Callsign: HOWD
MMSI number: 356946000
IMO number: 251688
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: CHARLESTON (ETA Jan22 14:00)
Location: 38°20.04' N 76°18.71' W - locator FM18UI20ND - show map - static map
5.8 miles East bearing 98° from Chesapeake Ranch Estates, Calvert County, Maryland, United States [?]
6.2 miles East bearing 85° from Drum Point, Calvert County, Maryland, United States
55.0 miles Southeast bearing 135° from Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States
68.0 miles South bearing 166° from Baltimore, City of Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Last position: 2017-01-21 04:44:04 EST (31d 18h17m ago)
2017-01-21 04:44:04 EST local time at Chesapeake Ranch Estates, United States [?]
Course: 158° – heading 158°
Speed: 21 MPH
Dimensions: length 300 m width 40 m draught 12.2 m
Last path: HOWD>ais via K3ARS
Positions stored: 52455
Stations near current position of MSC VANESSA - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
METIS LEADER2.5 miles 158°2017-02-21 23:00:49 SLUISGRACHT3.3 miles 344°2017-02-07 03:20:52
SAIL4.6 miles 233°2017-02-08 09:45:05 EW14425.4 miles 290°2017-02-21 22:57:05
EW10726.0 miles 260°2017-02-21 22:58:50 W3RJF6.1 miles 262°2017-02-21 17:39:42
KB3RAN-97.4 miles 290°2017-02-21 21:22:34 BAHRI JAZAN7.8 miles 159°2017-02-15 03:54:17
CHEM BARCELONA8.0 miles 333°2017-02-02 20:31:13 146.640MD8.8 miles 218°2017-02-21 23:00:49
N3KXE-28.8 miles 285°2017-02-08 19:23:49 N3KXE-18.8 miles 285°2017-02-21 22:33:05
K3NAL-18.8 miles 245°2017-02-21 22:55:25 N3KXE-68.9 miles 285°2017-02-12 12:31:14
N3KXE-98.9 miles 284°2017-02-21 14:55:34 KB3FWW-108.9 miles 243°2017-02-21 22:45:46
MAGSENGER 199.2 miles 338°2017-02-11 10:46:56 N3CAL-99.3 miles 226°2017-02-19 16:49:48
N1LID9.5 miles 235°2017-02-21 22:46:18 N1LID-79.5 miles 235°2017-02-19 07:59:51
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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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