API | No or Empty responses

Some of the most common reasons for receiving no data/empty responses from your API calls are:

No record in the MarineTraffic database during the defined timespan

  • You can try to alter the timespan (be careful not to exceed the upper timespan limit of each API call).

No coverage in the area

  • The vessel(s) sails in an area with limited coverage from terrestrial or Satellite or roaming ais receiving stations


The actions mentioned are applicable to the following API Services:

  • AIS

  • Port Calls

  • Voyage Forecasts

  • Expected Arrivals