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AIS vessel ATLANTIC MERLIN - show graphs
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Callsign: 8PLA
MMSI number: 314049000
IMO number: 557458
Navigational status: Restricted manoeuvrability (3)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: ROTTERDAM (ETA Jun21 08:00)
Location: 57°00.43' N 1°50.62' W - locator IO97BA81SR - show map - static map
11.3 miles East bearing 107° from Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [?]
11.7 miles East bearing 99° from Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
13.4 miles Southeast bearing 135° from Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland, United Kingdom
89.3 miles Northeast bearing 35° from Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Last position: 2021-07-03 17:59:51 EDT (21d 32m ago)
2021-07-03 22:59:51 BST local time at Portlethen, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 206° – heading 189°
Speed: 1 MPH
Dimensions: length 84 m width 21 m draught 7.0 m
Last path: 8PLA>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 873
Stations near current position of ATLANTIC MERLIN - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
MAERSK CONNECTOR0.3 miles 315°2021-07-24 17:57:00 WINDCAT60.5 miles 263°2021-07-08 13:28:06
WINDCAT 12.2 miles 213°2021-07-24 07:01:40 GV OCEAN MAID2.8 miles 9°2021-07-24 08:42:42
GRAMPIAN CITADEL4.5 miles 327°2021-07-06 08:03:39 OCEANIC5.5 miles 353°2021-07-08 05:36:47
GLOMAR PATRIOT6.0 miles 355°2021-07-21 11:32:53 GRAMPIAN DEE6.2 miles 321°2021-07-16 11:26:45
HEATHER KNUTSEN7.1 miles 70°2021-07-24 08:37:42 SKANDI CALEDONIA7.3 miles 335°2021-07-16 17:39:04
CYGNUS SENTINEL8.4 miles 84°2021-07-17 05:52:43 SCHOKLAND8.9 miles 107°2021-07-14 10:38:42
ESVAGT CHRISTINA9.2 miles 2°2021-07-08 12:07:03 BB OCTOPUS9.5 miles 107°2021-07-23 15:42:07
SEACOR YANGTZE9.5 miles 18°2021-07-10 10:08:49 AASLI9.6 miles 353°2021-07-21 04:38:43
VOS FAMOUS9.8 miles 36°2021-06-28 18:17:05 NANSEN SPIRIT10.3 miles 349°2021-07-11 06:24:34
HERMIT PROSPER10.6 miles 46°2021-07-21 15:47:00 GRAMPIAN CALGARY10.6 miles 345°2021-06-28 09:09:40
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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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