Introduction to ShipAtlas

ShipAtlas is a FREEMIUM software product and in this article, we will tell you about the ShipAtlas app and some of its features.

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Written by Line Omholt-Jensen
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ShipAtlas is a cutting-edge platform that offers global live tracking and monitoring of ships. With advanced technology and data analysis, from multiple sources, including satellite imagery and weather reports, ShipAtlas provides an unprecedented view of ship movements, port activities and conditions at sea.

ShipAtlas Web Application offers also these features and much more:

πŸ—ΊοΈGlobal AIS Tracking

With ShipAtlas you will be able to find the AIS positions of the world's merchant fleet with processed AIS data from more than 700 satellites and terrestrial senders. All the vessels have valid IMO; MMSI and class A transmitters and we map changes of flag and ownership.

πŸ“Sea Route Calculator

The sea route calculator gives you the chance to discover the distance in a nautical mile from any of the vessel's AIS positions to any port or a combination of ports. You can also find ETA, days at sea, bunker ports along the route, and estimated bunker consumption. In addition to all this, you can route between ports.

πŸ“œHistorical AIS Tracks

By downloading ShipAtlas you will get access to the AIS voyage/trading history for all the vessels. Find where they have been trading in the past and their intended next port. We have estimated whether a vessel is laden or ballast. Listed or shown as tracks on the map.


Add, sort and share notes of vessels and ports in your personalized notebook.

🚒Search for Vessels and Create Personalized Vessel Lists

In our ShipAtlas app, you can search by vessel name, IMO, or MMSI. Combine your search with; the type of vessel, LOA, beam, draft, year built, etc. Create unlimited numbers of fleet lists, and follow the vessels in real time on your map!

πŸ•΅πŸ½Monitor and Analyze

Add notification on vessels and ports you want to follow. Sort and filter in your dashboard. Find which vessels are in any of the port, recent departures, and at anchorage. Find average waiting time in ports and at anchorage.

🚫Restrictions of Canals, and Congestions

You can also find canal restrictions, view vessels waiting at anchorage, and find which vessels recently departed. Moreover, you can quickly find bunker prices and bunker availability, and do not forget that you can create unlimited numbers of port lists as well!

ℹ️ Informative Map Layers

ShipAtlas also allows you to add: Sea Ice, Piracy, and Marine weather (updated every 24th hours) map layers. You can also choose between ECA/SECA, Economical Zone, Load Lines, INL, and Polar Codes, as well as a change to satellite mode in the map style section. Lastly, you can add your private info; fleet lists, or list of port, and sea route distance calculations to your map.

So what are you waiting for? πŸ€”

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