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The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to track them and provide information about them.

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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databases that provide information about the ship — size, type, ...
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API giving ship positions worldwide

ShipAIS has a great database and web interface showing what ships are in a particular area: Unfortunately, it is limited to North Europe. Is there a similar database for ships in the whole world? ...