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AIS vessel OCEAN SAPPHIRE - show graphs
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Callsign: VRKL8
MMSI number: 477065400
IMO number: 491989
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: TAICHUNG (TW TXG) (ETA Mar20 05:00)
Location: 32°53.37' S 152°13.38' E - locator QF67CC66SM - show map - static map
12.5 miles South bearing 159° from Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia [?]
13.4 miles Southeast bearing 150° from Corlette, Port Stephens Shire, New South Wales, Australia
26.0 miles East bearing 84° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
89.4 miles Northeast bearing 41° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2018-03-03 18:49:58 EST (110d 1h23m ago)
2018-03-04 10:49:58 AEDT local time at Nelson Bay, Australia [?]
Course: 61° – heading 64°
Speed: 12 MPH
Dimensions: length 229 m width 32 m draught 14.3 m
Last path: VRKL8>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 5900
Stations near current position of OCEAN SAPPHIRE - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
ALPHA AFOVOS465.4 yards 81°2018-05-28 22:57:12 CEMTEX RENAISSANCE0.9 miles 190°2018-05-27 03:54:11
ELETTRA1.4 miles 104°2018-05-27 00:36:10 DARYA PADMA1.4 miles 1°2018-06-13 11:03:04
Q HOUSTON2.4 miles 64°2018-05-28 08:27:12 G.BOX2.5 miles 292°2018-06-20 12:30:22
OLYMPIUS2.5 miles 228°2018-06-12 19:31:03 SFAKIA WAVE2.5 miles 64°2018-05-28 05:10:52
SPIRIT OF HO-PING2.8 miles 287°2018-06-16 17:13:47 K. CONFIDENCE3.3 miles 64°2018-06-05 13:49:59
ATTIKOS3.4 miles 258°2018-06-06 01:41:28 K. TAEAN3.7 miles 279°2018-06-14 08:10:09
ALDI WAVE4.0 miles 196°2018-05-28 04:36:52 CORONA NATURE4.1 miles 323°2018-05-28 11:33:12
SHINYO_ENDEAVOUR4.3 miles 356°2018-06-16 22:53:48 ROBIN WIND4.6 miles 266°2018-06-17 16:44:08
CORONA GARLAND4.6 miles 292°2018-06-13 03:09:04 TARUMAESAN MARU4.7 miles 263°2018-05-30 15:12:23
HIGHLAND CHIEF4.7 miles 352°2018-05-29 05:43:13 C.S. OLIVE4.7 miles 246°2018-06-12 16:13:03
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