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AIS vessel TIWAI POINT - show graphs
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Callsign: VRFS8
MMSI number: 477612900
IMO number: 443384
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: STEWART (ETA Mar27 09:00)
Location: 44°18.69' S 171°46.98' E - locator RE55VQ35XF - show map - static map
27.0 miles East bearing 77° from Timaru, Timaru District, Canterbury, New Zealand [?]
27.5 miles South bearing 173° from Tinwald, Ashburton District, Canterbury, New Zealand
28.6 miles South bearing 175° from Ashburton, Ashburton District, Canterbury, New Zealand
68.4 miles Southwest bearing 218° from Christchurch, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand
Last position: 2020-06-04 15:54:13 EDT (4h53m ago)
2020-06-05 07:54:13 NZST local time at Timaru, New Zealand [?]
Course: 254.4° – heading 253°
Speed: 11 MPH
Dimensions: length 180 m width 28 m draught 10.0 m
Last path: VRFS8>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 29916
Stations near current position of TIWAI POINT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
SAN DISCOVERY10.9 miles 261°2020-05-29 02:09:42 ANATOKI11.5 miles 55°2020-06-02 05:52:45
SAN GRANIT14.1 miles 251°2020-05-27 01:20:32 DRYSDALE23.6 miles 251°2020-05-15 00:03:53
ZL3JH-925.6 miles 282°2020-06-03 04:33:19 ZL3JH25.6 miles 282°2020-05-24 01:10:27
ZL3JH B25.6 miles 282°2020-06-04 20:40:06 ZL3JH-B25.6 miles 282°2020-06-04 20:40:16
ZL3JH C25.6 miles 282°2020-05-08 19:38:31 ZL3JH-C25.6 miles 282°2020-05-08 19:38:41
KORUA25.7 miles 257°2020-05-25 01:20:34 ALBATROSS II26.4 miles 259°2020-05-16 03:38:25
SAN TANGAROA26.4 miles 259°2020-05-11 20:55:50 VENTURE K26.4 miles 259°2020-05-13 22:12:59
HUPEH26.4 miles 258°2020-05-31 09:44:02 FV DONGWON 51926.4 miles 258°2020-06-04 19:20:21
TOMI MARU NO.8726.4 miles 258°2020-06-04 07:27:51 PILOT VESSEL KIWA26.5 miles 258°2020-06-03 21:59:27
RIO NEGRO26.5 miles 258°2020-05-31 05:52:51 RIO BLANCO26.5 miles 258°2020-05-25 04:13:42
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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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