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Callsign: A8IE9
MMSI number: 636020494
IMO number: 9318058
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo, carrying hazard/pollutant cat C (73)
Destination: GBSOU
Location: 36°06.17' N 15°42.97' E - locator JM76UC54WQ - show map - static map
82.8 km Southeast bearing 141° from Portopalo di Capo Passero (Portopalo), Provincia di Siracusa, Sicily, Italy [?]
88.4 km Southeast bearing 141° from Pachino, Provincia di Siracusa, Sicily, Italy
116.1 km South bearing 160° from Siracusa, Provincia di Siracusa, Sicily, Italy
127.9 km Southeast bearing 135° from Ragusa, Provincia di Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Last position: 2021-09-19 13:54:38 UTC (17h51m ago)
2021-09-19 15:54:38 CEST local time at Portopalo di Capo Passero, Italy [?]
Course: 286.5° – heading 285°
Speed: 36 km/h
Dimensions: length 334 m width 42 m draught 14.6 m
Last path: A8IE9>ais via IW9GDC
Positions stored: 3565
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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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