STRAITS SHIP TRAFFIC AIS
Shiptraffic.net is a maritime website monitoring ship traffic in 14 different types of geo regions like Seas, Straits, Canals, Sounds, Reefs etc., stating their geographical coordinates by latitude and longitude around the world. We show ships current positions and marine traffic through the embedded maps of marinetraffic.com and vesselfinder.com facilitating our users with full screen option and display of Google map view. These live maps are of AIS type and present vessels’ movements with a refresh rate of a minute or two. Our Dual Map functionality offers unprecedented comparison and back up information regarding ships’ traffic side by side. Thus, you can follow and observe maritime distress situations, naval exercises, war conflicts, sinking of ships locations, drifting vessels and salvage of crews and passengers. Related to each geographical marine site and object there are buttons for photos and video, directing you to Google Images and YouTube. Below each map and maritime geo object we placed an image of the marine traffic density for clearer representation of the marine routes and ship lanes that pass around and across. In addition, precious information about the past and present thereof is located at the end of each page consisting of prolific Wikipedia information. As a responsible to all aspects of maritime deeds website shiptraffic.net utilizes Sea Distance Calculator from port to port, Nautical Chart, Interactive map of the major 300 rivers, seas and ocean objects and regions, Maritime Locator useful to spot, find out and contact Shipyards, Agents, Ship Suppliers, Bunkerers and nearby Sea Ports in the region of interest, a handy marine Weather map is always at the service of mariners and seafarers. For some of the marine objects we have provided the function Ports Nearby where you can see in nautical miles how remote these ports are from the place where that 14 objects are located.