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AIS vessel THORCO EMPIRE - show graphs
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Callsign: VRIA5
MMSI number: 477550400
IMO number: 543938
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: (0)
Destination: PORT PIRIE (ETA Sep26 22:00)
Location: 33°36.32' S 151°33.73' E - locator QF56SJ74KR - show map - static map
12.6 miles Southeast bearing 125° from Bensville, Gosford Shire, New South Wales, Australia [?]
13.4 miles Southeast bearing 123° from Empire Bay, New South Wales, Australia
27.3 miles Northeast bearing 48° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
48.4 miles South bearing 195° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2017-10-15 16:13:51 EDT (133d 5h36m ago)
2017-10-16 07:13:51 AEDT local time at Bensville, Australia [?]
Course: 201° – heading 200°
Speed: 12 MPH
Dimensions: length 120 m width 21 m draught 0.0 m
Last path: VRIA5>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 18770
Stations near current position of THORCO EMPIRE - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
PALI6.4 miles 5°2018-01-31 23:11:19 ICS INTEGRITY9.4 miles 248°2018-02-23 15:28:02
MV DREAMTIME9.5 miles 348°2018-02-15 17:12:49 PALAU9.7 miles 104°2018-02-19 03:27:59
WILLARA10.1 miles 62°2018-02-17 14:20:54 JEPPESEN MAERSK10.5 miles 101°2018-02-19 08:29:07
MY RUBY10.5 miles 9°2018-02-13 23:29:39 DISCOVERY II10.9 miles 338°2018-02-13 22:13:39
G.O12.1 miles 30°2018-02-17 09:08:54 HNTBFA01B12.9 miles 324°2018-02-19 07:45:40
NMWBFA01B12.9 miles 324°2018-02-19 07:45:40 SYDBFA29A13.7 miles 259°2018-02-17 01:15:21
SYDBFA40A15.1 miles 276°2018-02-18 04:01:40 VK2CCR-915.2 miles 292°2018-02-24 23:50:18
EW469115.3 miles 295°2018-02-25 16:36:42 COOL CHANGE15.6 miles 354°2018-01-27 18:06:55
GULF COBALT16.0 miles 125°2018-02-25 20:48:23 HNTBFA26A16.1 miles 344°2018-02-16 06:01:45
SYMPATICO16.3 miles 357°2018-02-23 20:05:58 VK2HL-916.4 miles 248°2018-02-25 20:42:53
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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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