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Predictive Destinations Receive a prediction of the likely destination of a vessel or fleet of vessels


Predictive Destinations

The Predictive Destination Areas API enables you to retrieve predictions for the port and geographical area a vessel is most likely to travel to next (after its current destination, if underway). Predictions are based on a number of factors, including past movements of the specific vessel, past movements of similar vessels managed by the same Management company, as well as movements of vessels of the specific market/ship class.

The top 5 most probable destination areas are provided in each API response, with a probability score both for the port and for the larger geographical area, enabling you to assign your own confidence rating to the prediction.

The service is available for all Commercial Vessels.

Example uses include

Use this service to gain insights into the levels of future supply in a given market and area.

Data Included in the Response

Vessel AIS Identifier
(Manager, Owner)
Origin Port
The predicted ports (Area, probability)

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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, as long as the other software supports custom feeds. Check your software documentation for more information. Note that our API can deliver the response in XML, JSON or CSV formats.
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, you are only charged when the API call returns results.
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.