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Callsign: VROJ8
MMSI number: 477454400
IMO number: 689940
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo, carrying hazard/pollutant cat D (74)
Destination: MAJURO (ETA Jun01 18:00)
Location: 35°17.08' N 139°45.48' E - locator PM95VG08XH - show map - static map
8.2 km East bearing 89° from Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan [?]
20.4 km Northeast bearing 38° from Miura, Kanagawa, Japan
20.9 km Southeast bearing 150° from Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
45.4 km South bearing 172° from Tokyo, Tōkyō, Japan
Last position: 2021-07-27 03:40:14 UTC (62d 6h31m ago)
2021-07-27 12:40:14 JST local time at Yokosuka, Japan [?]
Course: 328° – heading 325°
Speed: 24 km/h
Dimensions: length 176 m width 28 m draught 9.2 m
Last path: VROJ8>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 32602
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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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