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Old Jan 2nd 2016, 10:03 PM
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Default Re: Links to Fun Websites and Videos

Probably a bit atypical for me but this site is fascinating:

http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/...tery:66/zoom:8

It shows the current location of ALL non-military commercial vessels in any ocean, sea or port, with their destination, course, current climatic conditions and a 'selfie' of them, from the MSC Oscar (currently biggest container ship) down to fishing boats and trawlers. E.g. the tiny Icelandic Valbjörn IS 307 trawler is currently fishing just outside the Ísafjörður port while the MSC Oscar is underway to the Port of Algeciras.

Yes, it's kinda Big Brother like but it's also fascinating. I had no idea such information was publicly available.
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