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AIS vessel MELANESIAN CHIEF - show graphs
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Callsign: VROC
MMSI number: 477059000
IMO number: 809191
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo, carrying hazard/pollutant cat D (74)
Destination: AU PKL (ETA Jan25 20:00)
Location: 33°42.71' S 151°45.36' E - locator QF56VG09RE - show map - static map
25.3 miles East bearing 99° from Newport, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia [?]
25.9 miles Southeast bearing 124° from Bensville, Gosford Shire, New South Wales, Australia
33.3 miles East bearing 71° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
54.2 miles South bearing 181° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2020-01-24 23:07:09 EST (1d 1h39m ago)
2020-01-25 15:07:09 AEDT local time at Newport, Australia [?]
Course: 227° – heading 231°
Speed: 14 MPH
Dimensions: length 158 m width 22 m draught 6.3 m
Last path: VROC>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 95528
Stations near current position of MELANESIAN CHIEF - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
WORLD NAVIGATOR0.6 miles 313°2020-01-06 03:52:23 MARINE RESCUE CP310.8 miles 20°2020-01-26 00:34:29
OUTSIDER AUSTRALIA5.6 miles 338°2019-12-28 02:07:31 LITTLE WING7.1 miles 318°2019-12-29 03:25:56
YOUNG ONE11.2 miles 312°2020-01-09 11:45:26 INGE KOSAN12.2 miles 75°2020-01-14 22:28:28
UBHEJANE14.1 miles 326°2020-01-21 23:07:50 ELECTRIC RADISH14.6 miles 322°2020-01-19 21:01:21
BOUGAINVILLE17.4 miles 75°2020-01-10 23:50:03 RIVERSLEA18.1 miles 319°2019-12-29 00:59:40
SPOILT18.4 miles 323°2019-12-27 23:11:31 VIGOR SW18.6 miles 193°2020-01-25 23:51:11
SCALLYWAG19.1 miles 19°2020-01-04 21:35:22 ENVY SCOOTERS TP5219.4 miles 358°2020-01-04 19:05:21
FLO19.6 miles 321°2019-12-29 23:34:05 ELECTRA20.1 miles 317°2019-12-31 00:46:22
PARADISE20.4 miles 315°2020-01-15 20:41:50 503514900 AU20.5 miles 350°2020-01-22 12:40:35
PETERBOROUGH20.9 miles 52°2020-01-02 14:10:40 DUET20.9 miles 330°2020-01-21 22:07:50
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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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