Search Vessel

(VD03) Search Vessel by Idenitifier

Search for a vessel by unique identifier.

path Parameters
api_key
required
string

API key: 40-character hexadecimal number

query Parameters
shipid
required
integer

A uniquely assigned ID by MarineTraffic for the subject vessel

You can instead use mmsi or imo

mmsi
integer

The Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) of the vessel you wish to track

NOTE: Using MMSI may potentially return multiple records as multiple vessels might have transponded the same MMSI

imo
integer

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) number of the vessel you wish to track

NOTE: Using IMO may potentially return multiple records as multiple vessels might have transponded the same IMO

shiptype
integer

Filter data by vessel type:

  • 2: Fishing
  • 4: High Speed Craf
  • 6: Passenger
  • 7: Cargo
  • 8: Tanker
type_name_id
integer

Data filter: AIS Shiptype

Find more information here

protocol
string
Default: "xml"

Response type. Use one of the following:

  • xml
  • csv
  • json
  • jsono

Responses

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(VD03) Search Vessel by Name

Search for vessels by vessel name.

Notes
In case of multiple results:

  • the first 100 matches will be fetched
  • exact matches are always first on the returned list

path Parameters
api_key
required
string

API key: 40-character hexadecimal number

query Parameters
shipname
required
string

The vessel name. The results will contain all vessels whose name is like the given words

shiptype
integer

Filter data by vessel type:

  • 2: Fishing
  • 4: High Speed Craf
  • 6: Passenger
  • 7: Cargo
  • 8: Tanker
type_name_id
integer

Data filter: AIS Shiptype

Find more information here

protocol
string
Default: "xml"

Response type. Use one of the following:

  • xml
  • csv
  • json
  • jsono

Responses

Response samples

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