02 July 2016

Global Shipping Routes, Global Cargo Ships, AIS Vessel Tracking

Visualisation of Global Cargo Ships | By Kiln and UCL:

Created by London-based data visualisation studio Kiln and the UCL Energy Institute

Shipmap.org | Visualisation of Global Cargo Ships | By Kiln and UCL

Automatic Identification System (AIS): "The International Maritime Organization's International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea requires AIS to be fitted aboard international voyaging ships with gross tonnage (GT) of 300 or more, and all passenger ships regardless of size" (Wikipedia)

See also: AIS Vessel Tracking - AIS Positions Maps | AIS Marine Traffic


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