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What is the significance of the MarineTraffic Events?

The following table contains a list of events that get recorded in the MarineTraffic database. They are used:

EVENT_ID EVENT_NAME EVENT_DESCRIPTION EVENT_AVAILABILITY
1 FIRST_DAILY_POS First daily position of the vessel (midnight report).  Notifications / API EV02
2 INTERMEDIATE_DAILY_POS Intermediate daily position of the vessel (noon report).  Notifications / API EV02
3 IN_RANGE The vessel re-appeared within the range of the MarineTraffic Network after being out of range for more than two hours.  Notifications / API EV02
4 OUT_OF_RANGE There is no recorded position for the vessel by the MarineTraffic Network for more than one hour.  Notifications / API EV02
5 STOPPED The vessel, previously moving, moves at a speed less than 0.5 knots (the event is not triggered while the ship is in port or anchorage).  Notifications / API EV02
6 UNDERWAY The vessel, previously stopped, moves at a speed over 3.5 knots (the event is not triggered while the ship is in port or anchorage).  Notifications / API EV02
7 COURSE_CHANGED The vessel has changed course according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
11 NAME_CHANGED The vessel has changed name according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
12 FLAG_CHANGED The vessel has changed flag according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
13 DESTINATION_CHANGED The vessel has changed destination according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
14 DRAUGHT_CHANGED The vessel has changed draught according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
15 ETA_CHANGED The vessel has changed Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
16 STATUS_CHANGED The vessel has changed Navigational Status according to AIS transmissions.  Notifications / API EV02
17 SHIP_HIGH_WIND According to wind forecasts the vessel is sailing in a windy area (the wind speed is over 30 knots)  Notifications / API EV02
18 PHOTO_UPLOADED A new photo for the vessel has been uploaded in the MarineTraffic Photo Directory.  Notifications / API EV02
19 PROXIMITY_VESSEL The distance between the vessel and another vessel is less than 2 times the length of the longer vessel.  Notifications / API EV02
20 TIMEZONE_CHANGED The vessel has moved to an area with a new time-zone.  Notifications / API EV02
25 INMARSAT_SUCCESS Successful positional data retrieval via INMARSAT  Service Owners*
26 INMARSAT_FAILURE Positional data retrieval via INMARSAT failed  Service Owners*
100 ARRIVAL The vessel has arrived at a port.  Notifications / API EV01
101 DEPARTURE The vessel has departed from a port.  Notifications / API EV01
103 ETA The Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) of the vessel according to the AIS transmissions.  Notifications
107 DOCKED The vessel has docked to a Port Berth/Terminal.  Notifications / API EV02
108 UNDOCKED The vessel has undocked from a Port Berth/Terminal.  Notifications / API EV02
109 ENTERED_AREA The vessel has sailed into a standard or custom area**.  Notifications
110 LEFT_AREA The vessel has left a standard or custom area**.  Notifications
111 CROSSED_AREA The vessel has crossed a standard or custom area**.  Notifications
112 CROSSED_STRAIT The vessel has crossed a common strait or passage.  Notifications / API EV02
113 ENTERED_ECA The vessel has entered an Emission Control Area (ECA Zone).  Notifications / API EV02
114 LEFT_ECA The vessel has left an Emission Control Area (ECA Zone).  Notifications / API EV02

* The INMARSAT_SUCCESS and INMARSAT_FAILURE Notifications are only available to users who have enabled the relevant service.

** Note that Areas include both Standard Commercial Areas or user-created Custom Areas.

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