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MarineTraffic AIS Station Operator Contest 2016

This is a competition intended for the AIS Station Operators contributing to the MarineTraffic Network.
All MarineTraffic users are eligible for participation.
The duration of the contest is from March 1st 2016 to January 10th 2017.

Contest Results

Have a look to our latest contest results.

Rules

All station IDs registered on MarineTraffic database automatically participate, excluding aggregate feeds, hidden stations and stations operated directly by MarineTraffic employees.

Ranks will be updated every month.

The ranking of each station will be denoted on the station's page on www.marinetraffic.com with the respective badge.

New stations created during the course of the contest can participate as well.

The thread of ranks from Mate to River Master concerns only inland stations. If you believe that your station is competing in the wrong category, please submit a request here.

Stations cannot be eligible for the same prize twice.

Ranks

Rankings Progression Chart

Badges

Rank Badge Requirements
Apprentice Apprentice Station active for 1 month
Seaman Seaman >85% availability for 1 month
Petty Officer 3rd Class Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 1000 sq. km. for 1 month
Petty Officer 2nd Class Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 2000 sq. km. for 2 months
Petty Officer 1st Class * Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 3000 sq. km. for 3 months
Ensign Petty Officer 3rd Class >90% availability AND coverage area larger than 4000 sq. km. for 1 month
Lieutenant Junior Grade Petty Officer 3rd Class >90% availability AND coverage area larger than 5000 sq. km. for 2 months
Lieutenant * Petty Officer 3rd Class >90% availability AND coverage area larger than 6000 sq. km. for 3 months
Commander Petty Officer 3rd Class >90% availability AND coverage area larger than 7000 sq. km. for 6 months
Captain ** Petty Officer 3rd Class >90% availability AND coverage area larger than 8000 sq. km. for 9 months
Rear Admiral Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND range larger than 150 NM for 3 months
Vice Admiral Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND range larger than 200 NM for 6 months
Fleet Admiral ** Petty Officer 3rd Class >85% availability AND range larger than 250 NM for 9 months
Mate Mate Inland AND >80% availability for 1 month
Coxswain Coxswain Inland AND >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 800 sq km for 1 month
Boatswain Boatswain Inland AND >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 1000 sq km for 2 months
River Pilot River Pilot Inland AND >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 1500 sq km for 3 months
Quartermaster Quartermaster Inland AND >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 2000 sq km for 6 months
River Master River Master Inland AND >85% availability AND coverage area larger than 2500 sq km for 9 months

Prizes

Prizes are awarded to the following ranks: Petty Officer 1st Class, Rear Admiral, Lieutenant, River Pilot.

Special prizes are awarded to the following ranks: Captain, Fleet Admiral, River Master. Stations achieving those ranks enter separate raffles for the high prizes.

All prizes will be announced during the course of the competition.

Stations cannot be eligible for the same prize twice.