How to Use Ship Tracking
- Please wait to allow for the map to re-generate with ship postions with each screen movement.
- Click on the box for ship details and heading in that area.
- Ports can be found in the link below with port authority details provided.
Port locations on Google Maps - click here...
You can view the vessel positions with greater information on Google Earth. Save the file from this link and open with Google Earth. (Note Google Earth may run slowly on some computers with insufficient power).
Open file with Google Earth
If you do not have Google Earth installed on your computer, you can download it here.
About Ship Tracking
Vessel positions are generally live but may be updated intermittently, old or incomplete and may not represent the current real-time location. Data on ports, ships and vessels is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation or commercial purposes and is provided for interest only.
Data for ship locations is relayed using the AIS (Automatics Identification System) and hosted by the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece. Data is shared as part of an academic, open, community-based project, however data streaming of ship locations is dependant on transmitter location and availability. Some areas are not supported.