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OT: See the registered large watercraft in the world

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    idbill
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    I found this link, which I think is very interesting.

    You can zoom into the Puget Sound area and see all the registered vessels on the water.

    As it turns out, 'very large yachts (in excess of 299 tons) are required by the International Maritime Organization to publicly transmit their location at all times via an Automatic Identification System transponder.'

    Which is where the information displayed comes from:

    http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/

    Posted 1 year ago #