As a station owner, am I entitled to a free Subscription?

Absolutely!

All AIS station owners/operators or users who contribute to the AIS data collection are entitled to free legacy plans. 

The MarineTraffic account which is used to register a receiving station will receive the Premium or Pro Plan for free!

 

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 I: The free subscription plans are automatically assigned to your MarineTraffic account when certain thresholds are met. You can see the free plan under My Account > My Online Services