AIS Vessel Monitoring

Simply complete the form to the right to receive a free sample of our Density Maps.

NOTE: To use the density maps effectively you will need a GIS Platform. For example Esri ArcMap, or an open source GIS like QGIS.

These platforms will allow you to preform spatial analysis, and symbolize & view the data by counts & types.


This is a sample of vessels over a section of Europe for August 2013. The shapefile contains ¼ by ¼ degree cells. Each cell contains the unique number of vessels by type that were in the cell over the month. Each cell has 6 value fields of vessel types:

  • All Types
  • Just Cargos
  • Just Tankers
  • Just Fishing
  • Just Passengers
  • All Other types combined