Live Map of Vessels in the English Channel

The map below shows you what vessels are in the channel at any one time by tracking them in real time.

  • you can zoom in and out by using the scroll button on your mouse.
  • hovering over a particular ship will show you its name, speed and course
  • clicking on the ship will show more information.
  • you can move the location of the map by just moving the hand icon
  • the map refreshes automatically approximately every 100 seconds (see number of seconds to next refresh at the bottom of the map)

nb:  Vessel positions may be up to one hour old or incomplete.



Vessels in the Area

Once you have identified the name of a particular vessel you can find out more about it here. Just use the A-Z 'Search Terms' at the top left of the page.