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Mermaid

Based on the first App that brought vessels to your iPhone comes a mighty successor

Based on the first App that brought vessels to your iPhone comes a mighty successor

Mermaid

by lukassen
Mermaid
Mermaid

What is it about?

Based on the first App that brought vessels to your iPhone comes a mighty successor. Mermaid displays real-time positions of ships worldwide, based on the popular AIS hub data network. Watch the positions reported by many vessels per day on an interactive nautical map, with coverage of many ports and open-sea areas.

Mermaid

App Details

Version
1.2.0
Rating
NA
Size
17Mb
Genre
Navigation Utilities
Last updated
October 27, 2013
Release date
July 31, 2013
More info

App Store Description

Based on the first App that brought vessels to your iPhone comes a mighty successor. Mermaid displays real-time positions of ships worldwide, based on the popular AIS hub data network. Watch the positions reported by many vessels per day on an interactive nautical map, with coverage of many ports and open-sea areas.

Features include:
- Live moving ships
- Remember your location
- Photographs of ships
- Ship information such as – Vessel Name, Destination, ETA
- Technical information such as – MMSI, IMO, Callsign , Heading, Length, Width
- Advanced and detailed nautical charts

Coming soon:
- Share your sightings with friends and family via Facebook and Twitter

Mermaid works by processing AIS ship data used by all passenger vessels, vessels over 300 tons and increasingly smaller pleasure craft. This technology is actually faster than radar and is used directly by vessels for navigation. If you want to add your own feed, please check out our other App: SeaHawk.