Vessel Information API gives you access to useful information about any ship in the world. The service can be used by ship owners and managers to track the movements of their vessels, as well as by maritime security agencies to monitor the movements of vessels in their jurisdictions. You will find a list of all globally live on board vessels here.
The service is available in JSON format and it’s really simple to use and understand. The service will provide you with an array of information about any vessel you’re looking for. Including ship number, ships name, ship owner, ship flag, latitude and longitude coordinate, destination port, departure port and other data. this API is really great to get all this information about a vessel in Node.js In addition to being able to track any ship in real-time thanks to its tracking feature. Several endpoints are also available to get detailed information on specific ships and maritime incidents (lanes, ports, security incidents).
Vessel Information API is powered by Vessel Traffic Information Provider (VTIP). They have pioneered the development of global data exchange standards that enable secure and efficient delivery of maritime data between authorized VTS stations and users of maritime services (vessel monitoring systems (VMS), AIS receivers, etc.).
Whom Is This API For?
This API is for everyone who works in the maritime industry. Whether you are a ship owner or just a maritime enthusiast looking for specific information about ships and ports around the world. If you have to work with maritime data -this API is for you! If you are working with any tracking company or if you are looking for a tracking solution this API can be very helpful. As well as if you work with cargo or if you need to track maritime incidents this API is for you!
What Can This API Do?
Vessel Information API gives you access to relevant information about the global marine traffic situation in real time. With this tool you will be able to know about each vessel’s identity by tracking it across different ocean basins and regions in the world. Also, it will provide information about maritime traffic incidents
Vessel Information API gives you information about all globally live on board vessels or by the range of area. You can see the list of all globally live on board vessels or by range of area. You can get individual ship detail info with ships photos.
To make use of it, you must first:
1- Go to Vessel Traffic Information API and simply click on the button “Subscribe for free” to start using the API.
2- After signing up in Zyla API Hub, you’ll be given your personal API key. Using this one-of-a-kind combination of numbers and letters, you’ll be able to use, connect, and manage APIs!
3- Employ the different API endpoints depending on what you are looking for.
4- Once you meet your needed endpoint, make the API call by pressing the button “run” and see the results on your screen.