Power up your platform with MarineTraffic
AIS Data
API services

Integrate accurate MarineTraffic AIS Data into your application or website in the most simple and cost-effective way possible,
using our live AIS Data API or raw AIS Data sets.


Global AIS Data & Intelligence

Access the most comprehensive
AIS database of real-time and historical ship positions sourced from our terrestrial station network, enhanced with satellite AIS Data.


Big Data made simple

Harness the power of Big Data, from integration with apps and platforms to spreadsheet ready reports, data streaming API services deliver.


The past, present and future
all in one place

Keep up-to-date on what’s happening, what has happened and what will happen with powerful archive, live and predictive services.

Why choose MarineTraffic

The most comprehensive
tracking data

Partners with all three leading Satellite AIS server providers (ORBCOMM, exactEarth and Spire). Terrestrial stations network with over 4,600 stations, active in 167 countries.

Near real-time
AIS Data

Vessel positions are refreshed on our database every minute, for 200k vessels around the world daily.

Expert Technical Support

Our experienced solution engineers together with our comprehensive API documentation and knowledge center,
will help you successfully integrate
our API into your systems.


How our API services solve your challenges

MarineTraffic APIs help you create awesome, personalised applications or enrich your analysis with updated data-feeds,
in the most simple and cost-effective way possible. Choose among our extensive AIS data sets that include:


Ship Positions

Retrieve precise positional information, from historical to near real-time, of any vessel of your interest, while at sea or within a port.


Vessel Events, Port Calls and Berth Calls

Get the latest vessel events, such as Vessel Navigational Status changes, AIS-Data updates and more, and receive detailed arrival and departure information for a port, vessel, berth or terminal.


Vessels Data

Get general or technical vessel information about any vessel, such as vessel type, dimensions, ownership, photos etc.


Voyage Information

Retrieve forecasted voyage information (e.g. ETA) and waiting times at ports, anchorages and defined commercial markets. 

Get the API key for any API service with no limitations to the available options.
Request a quote from MarineTraffic API experts and let them advise you on the best API service to your needs.

MarineTraffic in numbers

See the world's industry leading provider of global ship tracking intelligence in numbers.


daily API calls


45 million
vessel positions processed daily


events recorded daily


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