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Having access to vessels past voyage can open a sea of possibilities for you. It is a useful chartering tool if you want to have a better overview of the situation on certain market or want to see any vessel's historical trading pattern.

Mobile App

Here is how to view vessel historical AIS track, if you use ShipAtlas as a mobile app.

  1. Click on a vessel which voyage history you would like to see.

  2. Click on the Vessel Voyage History icon under the vessel name.

  3. Check the table with destinations and dates

  4. Go to any port in the list to see more historical AIS information: dates, times visited, origins and destinations. Swipe left and right to follow the vessel historical track in the past.


To check vessel's trading history, choose a vessel, either from the map, or search for it in the quick search field or in the Vessel Center.

You will see a "Voyage History" button right under the vessel picture on the left side.

Now you will see the vessels voyage's trajectory on the map.

Click on any port or location in the left column, and you will see the part of the route which fits under this criteria:

Here we have chosen ports of Severomorsk - Maassluis, December 2021. We also can see the previous port the vessel has been to and can track, where the ship went after (Singapore again).

In the example below, you will see where Eva Maersk has been trading between the 13th of July to 16th of October:

If you click on the vessel's name, you will be taken to the page with vessel's details and will see its trading history presented as a list of ports. On the left you will see a diagram showing where the vessel has been trading most often. You can choose timeframe and the graph will be adjusted.

Check out the port visits based on historical AIS data, as well as the information about when the vessel was moored, its duration, and when it sailed.

If you would like to get back to the map again, just click on the blue button "View in map" in the upper right corner. You also can click on any port in the table and you will be taken to the map, and see how the historical AIS track for chosen period of time and location.

Next steps

After you started to work with vessel voyage history, here are some tips for you what to do next:

  • Read next: learn about Vessel data you can find in your ShipAtlas app

  • Check how you can track vessel with a simple or advanced Vessel search

  • Learn more about Standard Plan and how to upgrade

💡 We recommend you to use both the mobile app and desktop application to get the best of ShipAtlas by Maritime Optima. Use the same login. Synced in real-time.

If you have any problems or questions, let us know in the chat box or send an e-mail to post@maritimeoptima.com and we will help you.

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