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AIS vessel UNION TOPAZ - show graphs
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Callsign: 5BSF3
MMSI number: 212165000
IMO number: 406427
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: MELBOURNE (ETA Sep26 08:00)
Location: 37°49.19' S 144°55.10' E - locator QF22LE03EF - show map - static map
1.9 miles West bearing 249° from West Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [?]
2.0 miles Southwest bearing 234° from North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2.5 miles West bearing 261° from Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
37.8 miles Northeast bearing 54° from Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Last position: 2020-02-18 16:11:15 EST (51s ago)
2020-02-19 08:11:15 AEDT local time at West Melbourne, Australia [?]
Course: 178.9° – heading 82°
Speed: 0 MPH
Dimensions: length 33 m width 12 m draught 5.1 m
Last path: 5BSF3>ais via VF09
Positions stored: 21294
Stations near current position of UNION TOPAZ - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
MAGNOR22.8 yards 157°2020-02-18 16:10:14 ANUI34.3 yards 320°2020-02-10 03:19:24
PT KOTOR87.6 yards 315°2020-02-18 16:00:15 503090588 AU120.3 yards 24°2020-01-26 02:54:18
STAY CALM0.3 miles 63°2020-02-17 17:58:11 LONDON EXPRESS0.5 miles 325°2020-02-18 16:09:14
FIRE ASSET0.6 miles 249°2020-02-18 16:10:15 UNION ONYX0.6 miles 253°2020-02-18 16:10:15
STOLT YURI0.7 miles 285°2020-02-18 06:53:15 GEELONG FLYER0.7 miles 84°2020-02-18 16:10:15
RELENTLESS0.8 miles 245°2020-01-30 18:25:05 BELLARINE EXPRESS0.8 miles 250°2020-02-18 16:10:15
S. ENCORE ZODIAC 30.8 miles 91°2020-02-07 18:52:16 ENTERPRIZE0.9 miles 85°2020-02-16 23:28:08
HIGH TIDE0.9 miles 254°2020-02-18 16:05:15 JACK UP BARGE 41.0 miles 325°2020-02-17 14:34:07
QUEENIE GRACE1.1 miles 78°2020-01-22 07:31:17 NINETY SEVEN1.2 miles 78°2020-02-16 22:40:08
BAO LI HAI HAO1.2 miles 87°2020-01-25 03:00:49 BLACKBIRD1.2 miles 334°2020-02-18 01:01:11
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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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