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AIS vessel ASTRAL EXPRESS - show graphs
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Callsign: VRIF8
MMSI number: 477317400
IMO number: 258363
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker (80)
Destination: GORE BAY AUSTRALIA (ETA Feb11 02:00)
Location: 33°44.30' S 151°44.35' E - locator QF56UG82QT - show map - static map
24.7 miles East bearing 104° from Newport, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia [?]
25.2 miles East bearing 88° from Dee Why, Warringah, New South Wales, Australia
31.8 miles East bearing 74° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
56.1 miles South bearing 182° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2017-02-11 02:25:49 EST (10d 7h14m ago)
2017-02-11 18:25:49 AEDT local time at Newport, Australia [?]
Course: 47° – heading 44°
Speed: 9 MPH
Dimensions: length 180 m width 32 m draught 11.2 m
Last path: VRIF8>ais via vk2him
Positions stored: 11730
Stations near current position of ASTRAL EXPRESS - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
UNICO SIENNA8.4 miles 6°2017-01-30 11:43:24 PACIFIC PEARL8.8 miles 153°2017-01-30 03:41:29
STAR EXPRESS14.8 miles 259°2017-01-28 06:45:05 GULF CASTLE15.6 miles 26°2017-01-29 09:52:59
ALBATROS15.6 miles 243°2017-02-10 13:24:36 BW EGRET16.6 miles 241°2017-02-09 15:23:17
DONG-A KRIOS16.6 miles 0°2017-02-16 22:15:07 XIN YAN TIAN17.2 miles 212°2017-02-04 04:40:08
CHINA SPIRIT17.7 miles 215°2017-01-28 07:28:15 PORT UNION20.9 miles 264°2017-02-11 02:06:47
CARNIVAL LEGEND21.5 miles 250°2017-02-10 12:59:11 XIN LIAN YUN GANG22.6 miles 28°2017-02-17 00:08:54
ILE DE RE23.3 miles 272°2017-02-16 13:06:09 HARRISON BAY23.3 miles 150°2017-02-06 00:21:17
VOYAGER OF THE SEAS23.6 miles 254°2017-01-30 13:25:54 SOPHIANA23.6 miles 104°2017-01-23 05:42:48
HOKUETSU FUTURE23.7 miles 109°2017-01-28 07:06:08 HMAS YARRA25.0 miles 254°2017-02-16 04:25:57
503695300 AU25.4 miles 253°2017-01-23 03:44:28 VK2WL25.8 miles 271°2017-02-21 02:49:31
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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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