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Get vessel particulars

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Vessel Particulars

Vessel Particulars service enables you to retrieve master data (including type, dimensions, capacity, ownership etc) for a vessel of your interest. For a detailed listing of information you receive refer to the response fields in our technical documentation.

Example uses include

Use this service to maintain your own up to date vessel particulars database for vessels of your interest.

Data Included in the Response

Response
Vessel Identifiers
(MMSI
Ownership
(Manager, Owner)
Dimensions
(Length, Breadth)
Capacity
(DWT, Liquid Oil)
Build
(Year, Place, Builder)

Simple Response (terrestrial-AIS): 3 Credits per record

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.
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.
No
Yes! When you generate your first API key you will automatically receive 100 credits for testing (only once per user account).
You can see a detailed pricing of Credits by visiting our Buy Credits page.
You can purchase them online by visiting our Buy Credits
Sure! Credits purchased can be used in all credit based MarineTraffic services.
You can call the service as often as needed. You are only charged for the records returned.