Keep a close eye on the vessel or group of vessels of your interest

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Vessel Positions

Vessel Positions service gives you the ability to call for and receive the most recent positions of a predefined collection of vessels.

You have the option to receive simple positional information with a maximum two minute interval

  • Gross Tonnage, Deadweight, Shiptype
  • origin and destination ports
  • reported and MarineTraffic calculated ETA

Example uses include

Use this service to keep up-to-date with the current location and voyage information, of a fixed set of vessels. You can use such data to maintain a detailed database of movement for analysis.

Data Included in the Response

Simple Response Extended Response Full Response
Vessel AIS Identifier
(MMSI)
Position Data
(LAT
Navigation Data
(Heading/Course/Speed)
Timestamp
Key Vessel Particulars
(flag
Voyage Information
(destination
Voyage Information
(origin

The price depends on the number of vessels you would like to monitor, the frequency you will be calling the service and whether you need Satellite-AIS data or not.

Frequently Αsked Questions

If your need is expected to be continuous then a subscription based charge is better. If you require data on an ad hoc basis, then an On Demand (Credits) subcription might be more cost-effective.
In order to provide a more cost effective solution
Yes
A detailed listing of all fields returned is available in the Data Services (API) Documentation
Detailed examples of call request and sample responses per format is available in the Data Services (API) Documentation.
The position data is updated every two minutes. Note that this does not necessarily mean that there will be a new position for each vessel every two minutes.
You can define the request frequency in the next step
You can request a trial through the Contact Us page