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AIS vessel MAERSK SHAMS - show graphs
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Callsign: V7PB8
MMSI number: 538006614
IMO number: 15735
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: SUEZ CANAL (ETA Jul04 21:00)
Location: 37°05.64' N 11°54.62' E - locator JM57WC92FN - show map - static map
18.1 miles North bearing 353° from Pantelleria, Provincia di Trapani, Sicily, Italy [?]
48.1 miles East bearing 69° from Qulaybīyah, Tunisia
56.4 miles Southwest bearing 211° from Marsala, Provincia di Trapani, Sicily, Italy
71.6 miles Southwest bearing 207° from Trapani, Provincia di Trapani, Sicily, Italy
Last position: 2016-07-02 10:18:52 EDT (356d 11h40m ago)
2016-07-02 16:18:52 CEST local time at Pantelleria, Italy [?]
Course: 114° – heading 114°
Speed: 22 MPH
Dimensions: length 299 m width 48 m draught 14.3 m
Last path: V7PB8>ais via IC8UOH
Positions stored: 3057
Stations near current position of MAERSK SHAMS - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
MARINE CHEMIST2.0 miles 272°2017-06-01 08:20:06 IH9GUB-1518.2 miles 174°2017-05-25 17:32:15
IH9GUB-918.2 miles 174°2017-06-21 15:31:01 IW9GXT-918.4 miles 174°2017-06-08 11:20:12
IH9GSM19.2 miles 171°2017-06-17 07:42:08 IH9GUB20.1 miles 167°2017-06-23 21:53:16
AURETTE A25.4 miles 316°2017-06-02 13:33:18 OOCL BRUSSELS36.8 miles 119°2017-05-26 14:57:15
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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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