As a contributor, am I entitled to a free Subscription Plan?

Absolutely!

In fact, as a token of our appreciation to all the active participants in the MarineTraffic project, all contributors are entitled to free subscription plans. Thus, users who contribute to the AIS-data collection by operating an AIS-Receiving Station or users who upload quality photos of maritime interest to the MarineTraffic Photo Directory are entitled to Premium or Pro subscription plans for free! 

 

Station Owners (Provided that you have added at least one Station to the MarineTraffic Network)

In order to be eligible for a free Premium plan, you need to have at least one Station with:
  • > 40% availability during the past three months
  • at least one position sent within the past 7 days

 

In order to be eligible for a free Pro plan, you need to have at least one Station with:

  • > 85% availability during the past three months

  • at least one position sent within the past 5 days

  • coverage area larger than 300 km²

Note that the free subscription plans are automatically made available to the users who are registered as the Station Owners (the email address is used for identification)

 

Photographers

  • Photographers with 400+ approved photos, average rating 4+ and 200+ votes, are entitled to a free Premium plan.

  • Photographers with 2,000+ approved photos, average rating 4+ and 1,000+ votes, are entitled to a free Pro plan.