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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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Availability of descriptive ship metadata

I'm creating my own ship position map by AIS (Automatic Identification System) messages from the base transceiver station (BTS). Can I find a free database of static information about the ships by ...
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Vessel/ais traffic data of the most congested areas of the world

For my research project, I need vessel traffic data of the most congested regions of the world for the past five years. I searched for that data here but couldn't get what I wanted. So far I've found ...
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Identifying a superyacht

A while ago, while vacationing in a sunny island in the Mediterranean, I saw a beautiful superyacht anchored off a bay. I would like to know the name of this yacht and who designed it. I do not know ...