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AIS vessel MSC ALTAIR - show graphs
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Callsign: A8YN2
MMSI number: 636015604
IMO number: 465277
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo, carrying hazard/pollutant cat A (71)
Destination: PORT SAID (ETA Sep16 20:00)
Location: 37°45.28' N 8°02.25' E - locator JM47AS41LC - show map - static map
60.9 miles North bearing 14° from Annaba, Annaba, Algeria [?]
63.4 miles North bearing 340° from El Kala, El Tarf, Algeria
86.7 miles Northeast bearing 45° from Skikda, Skikda, Algeria
Last position: 2016-09-13 03:56:59 EDT (165d 6h2m ago)
2016-09-13 08:56:59 CET local time at Annaba, Algeria [?]
Course: 86° – heading 88°
Speed: 17 MPH
Dimensions: length 366 m width 48 m draught 12.7 m
Last path: A8YN2>ais via EA6VQ
Positions stored: 14703
Stations near current position of MSC ALTAIR - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
WESTERN BOHEME14.0 miles 179°2017-02-11 20:34:02 M T GENER8 MANIATE19.9 miles 236°2017-02-11 20:39:03
ELBE24.9 miles 255°2017-02-11 20:21:00 MAERSK GUAYAQUIL28.6 miles 239°2017-02-11 14:13:10
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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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