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At ship-tracking.com you can track the position of all possible ships worldwide in real time . These include cargo ships, tankers, passenger / cruise ships, speedboats, tugs, fishing boats, pleasure boats and unspecified boats . For each ship or boat detailed information can be retrieved, such as the name, the type of ship, country of origin, speed and status. The details can be further enhanced (Caution, you will leave our website) and get to marinetraffic.com. The ships can be tracked from anywhere, whether at home on the PC or on the road on the phone.

What else does ship-tracking.com offer me?

Aida On our website you can target ships in the North Sea, Baltic Sea or in the Mediterranean Sea without having to search for it yourself. We also show you with the harbor radar the shipping traffic in Hamburg, Amsterdam and Cuxhaven. You can also view the most famous cruise liners. So we list all the AIDA Ships and provide background information on each AIDA cruise ship. If you want to know more about Marinetraffic, Vesselfinder or the Shipradar app, you will find information about it as well.

How does the ship tracking work?

I am a text block. Click the Edit button at this point using Marine Traffic or Vesselfinder can detect and track all types of ships worldwide via the Radar Map . For this you can easily select a desired area by moving the mouse. By zooming in, you can selectively track individual ships and select them by clicking to get detailed information. In order to search for a specific ship, Marinetraffic offers a search, which can be opened by clicking on the magnifying glass icon. Then you can specify the ship number or the name of the ship that you would like to search. Marine Traffic proposes you then all suitable for the search term ships. After selecting the ship, the radar chart is zoomed to the position of the ship and the information about the ship is displayed directly. To edit text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, lucus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

How do I recognize the different types of ships?

The ship types are differentiated by the color. Marine Traffic is green for Cargo & amp; Merchant ships, red for tankers, blue for passenger ships or cruise ships, yellow for speedboats, turquoise for tugs, orange for fishing boats, pink for pleasure boats and gray for undefined ships or boats. The filter function allows the color assignment to be called up again and allows the vessel type to be used to filter which ships or boats are displayed on the map. For each ship can also be retrieved on the details of what type of ship is. Vesselfinder has a different color scheme. Here yellow stands for cargo ships, orange for tankers, red for military, light green for passenger and cruise ships, turquoise for fishing boats, dark green for speed boats, pink for yachts and sailing ships and gray for unspecified ships or boats.

What is the difference between Marinetraffic and Vesselfinder?

Basically, both services offer the same function in terms of vessel tracking, but differ greatly in the details. Marine Traffic offers more features such as: searching or filtering ships. In addition, the presentation differs and the available ships differ in that both rely on a different database. There are also differences in the details of a vessel, as shown in Vesselfinder e.g. at a glance also to which port a ship is heading. Both services also have a mobile version for iOS or Android. The links to the respective App Store can be found directly in the respective radar map.

Track the shipping traffic on the way

Thanks to the handy Ship Radar App you can track ship movements on the move on the go. It is available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Although the app is subject to a fee, invigorated shipping observers but offers all sorts of features and is tailored specifically for the representation of worldwide shipping traffic on mobile devices.
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