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Callsign: 5BWN5
MMSI number: 210322000
IMO number: 667332
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: KASHIMA (ETA May31 08:00)
Location: 32°42.19' S 152°35.16' E - locator QF67HH01HF - show map - static map
38.3 km East bearing 96° from Hawks Nest, Great Lakes, New South Wales, Australia [?]
41.4 km East bearing 87° from Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
79.6 km East bearing 72° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
88.9 km South bearing 172° from Taree, Greater Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2022-05-17 05:16:50 UTC (4d 1h36m ago)
2022-05-17 15:16:50 AEST local time at Hawks Nest, Australia [?]
Course: 48° – heading 42°
Speed: 19 km/h
Dimensions: length 235 m width 38 m draught 14.4 m
Last path: 5BWN5>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 9592
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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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