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AIS vessel ATLANTIC MERLIN - show graphs
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Callsign: 8PLA
MMSI number: 314049000
IMO number: 557458
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: FIRTH OF FORTH (ETA Sep16 19:00)
Location: 57°08.66' N 2°04.77' W - locator IO87XD04LP - show map - static map
0.7 miles East bearing 86° from Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland, United Kingdom [?]
5.6 miles Southeast bearing 139° from Dyce, Aberdeen City, Scotland, United Kingdom
55.7 miles Northeast bearing 37° from Dundee, Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Last position: 2021-01-20 06:09:40 EST (43d 9h47m ago)
2021-01-20 11:09:40 GMT local time at Aberdeen, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 42° – heading 209°
Speed: 0 MPH
Dimensions: length 84 m width 21 m draught 6.7 m
Last path: 8PLA>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 769
Stations near current position of ATLANTIC MERLIN - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
MAERSK LIFTER13.8 yards 270°2021-03-04 00:52:33 HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN14.9 yards 215°2021-02-20 18:52:43
BOKA ATLANTIS96.1 yards 75°2021-03-03 09:09:51 SCOTIAN SENTINEL212.9 yards 90°2021-03-04 11:39:02
KL BREVIKFJORD245.9 yards 290°2021-03-02 14:02:07 FORTIES SENTINEL279.9 yards 95°2021-03-04 10:20:58
HERMIT PROSPER283.4 yards 118°2021-03-04 11:32:02 WELL ENHANCER336.0 yards 232°2021-02-24 17:41:16
GRAMPIAN CONQUEST341.7 yards 175°2021-02-12 12:20:24 REVER POLARIS354.7 yards 237°2021-03-04 08:10:53
NS IONA357.6 yards 208°2021-03-04 03:47:42 HERMIT POWER385.2 yards 290°2021-03-02 06:16:52
ENERGY EMPRESS415.4 yards 273°2021-03-04 07:14:50 CYGNUS SENTINEL485.0 yards 118°2021-02-27 06:17:47
SOLVIK SUPPLIER506.7 yards 201°2021-03-04 11:05:00 SKANDI GAMMA0.3 miles 175°2021-03-03 20:40:15
ISLAND CHAMPION0.3 miles 216°2021-03-04 03:42:41 MM0RFN-70.4 miles 15°2021-02-25 12:41:51
STANDARD PRINCESS0.4 miles 215°2021-02-16 07:57:52 HERMIT THUNDER0.4 miles 250°2021-03-02 04:53:50
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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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