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AIS vessel 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: TT PTF (ETA Nov23 20:00)
Location: 36°22.05' N 2°44.51' W - locator IM86PI08XE - show map - static map
28.3 miles South bearing 194° from Roquetas de Mar, Provincia de Almería, Andalusia, Spain [?]
28.5 miles South bearing 172° from El Ejido, Provincia de Almería, Andalusia, Spain
36.1 miles Southwest bearing 206° from Almería, Provincia de Almería, Andalusia, Spain
74.1 miles Southeast bearing 140° from Granada, Provincia de Granada, Andalusia, Spain
Last position: 2018-11-13 21:15:06 EST (38m47s ago)
2018-11-14 03:15:06 CET local time at Roquetas de Mar, Spain [?]
Course: 256.0° – heading 256°
Speed: 17 MPH
Dimensions: length 279 m width 42 m draught 10.0 m
Last path: VQIB9>ais via EA7AZH
Positions stored: 31431
Stations near current position of MERCHANT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
MSC ANAHITA0.3 miles 5°2018-11-12 04:14:18 M V SABRINA 10.4 miles 252°2018-10-27 08:31:06
MSC BEIJING0.5 miles 238°2018-10-16 17:05:53 ADS GALTESUND0.6 miles 203°2018-11-13 08:32:42
MARVEA0.6 miles 223°2018-11-07 18:11:21 MAERSK TORSHAVN0.7 miles 133°2018-11-12 10:29:40
ANNELIESE ESSBERGER0.7 miles 42°2018-10-30 07:04:04 SEAVENUS0.8 miles 211°2018-11-12 07:42:30
ALTESSE0.8 miles 262°2018-11-11 20:40:59 MED BALTIC0.9 miles 176°2018-11-12 02:47:17
SEA FALCON0.9 miles 120°2018-11-01 17:19:49 MSC JUDITH1.0 miles 6°2018-11-11 10:14:44
YALLA1.0 miles 328°2018-10-27 05:20:07 VOGE DIGNITY1.1 miles 76°2018-11-10 22:49:04
MSC SANA1.1 miles 350°2018-11-13 14:33:34 LIGARI1.2 miles 317°2018-11-11 14:55:54
LADY DEBORA1.2 miles 258°2018-11-10 11:48:39 STI EXPERIENCE1.2 miles 263°2018-10-31 20:20:14
SENSEI1.2 miles 50°2018-11-13 18:28:48 YM VENUS1.2 miles 67°2018-11-13 21:51:12
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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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