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  • MarineTraffic Live Ships Map. Discover information and vessel positions for vessels around the world. Search the MarineTraffic ships database


  • The Community Fishing Fleet Register, commonly called “Fleet Register”, is an essential tool to implement and monitor the Common Fisheries Policy. The Fleet Register is a database where all the fishing vessels flying the flag of a Member State have to be registered in accordance with Community legislation.


  • This is a tool aimed at reducing substandard shipping
    Provides safety related information on ships and companies
    Its services are free of any charge
    You only need to register as a user


  • A group of ShipPlotter enthusiasts bring you live vessel movements from around the UK derived from AIS data. Click on the map to see the individual ships, their statistics and photos.


  • Ships Directory calling shore to ship. Find contact numbers for vessels fitted with Inmarsat.


  • The data contained in the ITU maritime database(s) is provided only by the Telecommunications Administration having jurisdiction over the station(s) concerned.


EPRIB Register

406 megahertz (MHz) beacon can send a distress signal via satellites to alert search and rescue authorities to your location. There are 3 types:

  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) for ships and boats
  • Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) for aircraft
  • Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) for personal use

UK Radio Licensing

Ofcom Amateur and Ships Radio Licensing Portal

The Workboat Code

Industry Working Group Technical Standard A Code of Practice for small workboats in commercial use to sea and all pilot boats.


  • Information on satellite footprints transducer setting for TVRO and VSAT


  • Information on satellite footprints transducer setting for TVRO and VSAT


  • Recommended settings to receive Sky Offshore TV in Europe

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This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.