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AIS vessel OCEAN TOPAZ - show graphs
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Callsign: VRLO8
MMSI number: 477203500
IMO number: 498731
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: SINGAPORE AEBC (ETA Sep16 08:00)
Location: 34°24.56' S 151°00.41' E - locator QF55MO01TS - show map - static map
6.5 miles East bearing 81° from Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia [?]
7.3 miles Northeast bearing 57° from Port Kembla, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
39.1 miles South bearing 197° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2016-08-28 17:36:49 EDT (177d 22h23m ago)
2016-08-29 07:36:49 AEST local time at Wollongong, Australia [?]
Course: 68° – heading 66°
Speed: 12 MPH
Dimensions: length 229 m width 38 m draught 14.8 m
Last path: VRLO8>ais via vk2him
Positions stored: 4047
Stations near current position of OCEAN TOPAZ - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
OSLO BULK 5453.7 yards 258°2017-02-22 10:18:23 5009441460.4 miles 335°2017-02-15 16:52:32
STAR MAINE1.5 miles 327°2017-02-22 14:47:34 GLORIOUS LEADER1.5 miles 333°2017-01-23 23:04:54
M V. ARTARIA1.6 miles 216°2017-02-22 14:37:32 DORIC VICTORY1.7 miles 260°2017-02-22 14:24:26
GENIUS SW2.4 miles 359°2017-02-22 14:38:32 IPSEA COLOSSUS2.5 miles 19°2017-02-02 03:49:35
COLORADO HIGHWAY2.5 miles 343°2017-02-13 20:48:29 ALPINE LIBERTY2.6 miles 282°2017-02-13 11:19:37
NORWEGIAN STAR2.9 miles 332°2017-02-22 14:59:43 HOEGH DETROIT3.8 miles 25°2017-02-03 02:06:06
HOEGH TRAPPER3.8 miles 350°2017-01-27 05:51:18 DHUN4.1 miles 251°2017-02-03 02:39:23
503041620 AU4.8 miles 271°2017-02-21 17:22:50 RHUMB MATILDA5.1 miles 242°2017-02-06 16:28:37
GRAND ORION5.4 miles 20°2017-02-19 06:11:43 TALISMAN5.6 miles 7°2017-02-21 03:06:08
LA SAUTERNAIS5.8 miles 133°2017-02-05 21:44:51 FREEDOM ACE6.4 miles 21°2017-02-07 03:22:53
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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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