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AIS vessel BRITISH MERCHANT - show graphs
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Callsign: VQIB9
MMSI number: 235637000
IMO number: 250191
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker, carrying hazard/pollutant cat A (81)
Destination: GI GIB (ETA Sep21 06:00)
Location: 36°52.23' N 0°42.48' W - locator IM96PU58AW - show map - static map
52.5 miles South bearing 170° from La Unión, Murcia, Murcia, Spain [?]
53.0 miles South bearing 163° from Cartagena, Murcia, Murcia, Spain
78.5 miles Northwest bearing 326° from Mostaganem, Mostaganem, Algeria
Last position: 2017-09-20 02:56:46 EDT (14h57m ago)
2017-09-20 08:56:46 CEST local time at La Unión, Spain [?]
Course: 218.0° – heading 176°
Speed: 1 MPH
Dimensions: length 279 m width 42 m draught 9.4 m
Last path: VQIB9>ais via EA7AZH
Positions stored: 25998
Stations near current position of BRITISH MERCHANT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
ICE GRACE9.8 miles 164°2017-09-11 13:32:57 AGISTRI12.6 miles 41°2017-09-05 06:42:14
BELMONTE HERNANDEZ13.3 miles 285°2017-09-06 16:14:28 MARGRETHE MAERSK13.5 miles 175°2017-09-20 04:13:47
WARRIOR13.8 miles 329°2017-09-19 19:19:50 CONTI HUMBOLDT14.1 miles 214°2017-09-14 03:49:35
ICE RANGER14.7 miles 161°2017-09-05 07:14:18 TEIDE SPIRIT15.0 miles 263°2017-09-20 17:51:59
SPIRIT OF MELBOURNE15.5 miles 153°2017-09-19 20:58:04 PAC ACRUX15.8 miles 79°2017-08-31 18:59:58
THOR INDEPENDENCE16.2 miles 180°2017-09-06 19:38:04 EMMA OLDENDORFF17.3 miles 199°2017-09-06 20:52:14
STOJA17.6 miles 140°2017-08-28 04:45:51 YUYO SPIRITS17.8 miles 222°2017-09-14 17:07:22
ZIM BARCELONA17.9 miles 184°2017-09-19 17:25:40 MSC MADRID18.3 miles 174°2017-09-19 16:15:40
ETHANE CRYSTAL18.7 miles 157°2017-09-20 17:51:59 HYDE PARK18.8 miles 74°2017-09-04 04:53:37
UMLMA19.1 miles 158°2017-09-04 06:16:49 PRINCE BASEL19.3 miles 189°2017-09-09 10:36:52
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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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