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AIS vessel COSCO HOUSTON - show graphs
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Callsign: VRKN8
MMSI number: 477311500
IMO number: 484273
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo, carrying hazard/pollutant cat A (71)
Destination: PANAMA CANAL (ETA Jun10 04:00)
Location: 34°14.16' N 138°31.92' E - locator PM94GF36UP - show map - static map
30.9 miles Southeast bearing 144° from Ōyama, Shizuoka, Japan [?]
36.2 miles Southeast bearing 148° from Sagara, Shizuoka, Japan
51.8 miles South bearing 171° from Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
55.6 miles Southeast bearing 125° from Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Last position: 2016-11-28 00:40:46 EST (86d 14h7m ago)
2016-11-28 14:40:46 JST local time at Ōyama, Japan [?]
Course: 63° – heading 63°
Speed: 22 MPH
Dimensions: length 261 m width 32 m draught 11.1 m
Last path: VRKN8>ais via JR1CAD-10
Positions stored: 7164
Stations near current position of COSCO HOUSTON - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
BAY BRIDGE2.4 miles 40°2017-02-14 17:21:55 HAMBURG BRIDGE2.9 miles 30°2017-02-09 11:33:57
MAERSK EDISON3.1 miles 39°2017-02-19 06:27:25 OOCL MEMPHIS3.1 miles 34°2017-02-11 02:51:11
WAN HAI 2653.8 miles 300°2017-02-11 19:36:46 CAPE NABIL3.8 miles 311°2017-02-22 07:44:47
PORT LOUIS3.9 miles 320°2017-02-14 10:32:35 PYXIS4.0 miles 325°2017-02-09 15:09:57
BAI CHAY BRIDGE4.0 miles 284°2017-02-08 05:01:48 SEIYO PIONEER4.0 miles 327°2017-02-10 12:58:45
STAR SKIPPER4.4 miles 338°2017-01-31 18:09:56 MIAMI TRADER4.6 miles 279°2017-01-30 13:14:16
ATOUT5.0 miles 347°2017-02-21 14:43:11 EVER LIVELY5.3 miles 36°2017-02-15 19:59:32
POSITIVE STAR5.4 miles 34°2017-01-31 14:13:29 MOL CONTRIBUTION5.4 miles 36°2017-01-25 21:33:12
ATLANTIC RUBY5.9 miles 34°2017-02-07 14:48:29 D K ABDUL RAZZAK KHA6.2 miles 253°2017-02-14 12:16:54
NYK APOLLO6.4 miles 36°2017-02-05 07:46:14 SILVER EBURNA6.6 miles 1°2017-02-04 15:51:24
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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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