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AIS vessel NS AFRICA - show graphs
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Callsign: A8SB4
MMSI number: 636014194
IMO number: 413573
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker (89)
Destination: SINGAPORE (ETA Apr24 05:00)
Location: 39°12.68' S 141°09.60' E - locator QF00NS99EG - show map - static map
64.0 miles South bearing 202° from Portland, Glenelg, Victoria, Australia [?]
91.6 miles Southwest bearing 231° from Warrnambool, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Last position: 2018-04-10 15:43:59 EDT (14d 18h55m ago)
2018-04-11 05:43:59 AEST local time at Portland, Australia [?]
Course: 283° – heading 280°
Speed: 16 MPH
Dimensions: length 250 m width 44 m draught 8.2 m
Persons on board: 22 (2015-04-17 00:57:06 EDT – 1104d 9h42m ago)
Last path: A8SB4>ais via VF9
Positions stored: 19868
Stations near current position of NS AFRICA - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
GREAT ASPIRATION25.3 miles 76°2018-04-23 10:42:25 JUSTICE EXPRESS30.4 miles 283°2018-04-16 18:32:12
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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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