Maritime AIS data
Unrivaled ocean coverage, data quality,
and developer‑friendly APIs
Our maritime vessel tracking data range of solutions combines Satellite AIS, Terrestrial AIS, and Dynamic AIS™, and is delivered via fast, reliable APIs or TCP stream.
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Port Events New!
Monitor live and historical vessel arrival and departure times in ports, terminals, anchorage areas and canals around the world
Use Port Events for effective supply chain monitoring, port operations, and feeding data science models. Port Events is based on the most comprehensive AIS coverage available, including Satellite AIS, Terrestrial AIS and Dynamic AIS™.
Vessel to Port ETA New!
The reliable way to predict vessel arrivals
The ability to reliably predict ETAs and the route a vessel uses is a critical component of building efficient maritime logistic chains. Spire Maritime’s Vessel to Port ETA is powered by the most extensive historical AIS database and delivered through our easy to use GraphQL API.
Dark Shipping detection New!
Uncover suspicious vessel behavior, worldwide and in real-time
By utilizing our satellite constellation and experience with radio frequency doppler shift, Spire Maritime is the first to deliver a near real-time, global AIS message position validation service.
Our range of maritime solutions
Live AIS data
Live Satellite, Terrestrial, and Dynamic AIS™ vessel tracking data, delivered via API or TCP stream
Dynamic AIS™ fills in the gaps in global AIS ship tracking data, especially in High Traffic Zones
Historical AIS data
Historical AIS vessel tracking data going back to 2011, delivered via fast APIs or one-time downloads
Real-time AIS data
The highest-frequency AIS data empowers you to track in real-time the world’s shipping activities
Dark Shipping detection
Our position validation service helps you detect vessels engaging in suspicious activities
Detailed vessel data: ownership, build, technical information, registration, capacity…
Get access to worldwide port events, including terminal and anchorage events, in a convenient API
Vessel to Port ETA
Get more reliable, machine-learning powered port ETAs and route predictions for specific vessels
Easy-to-use ship tracking web application that leverages our global Maritime AIS data
Combine Spire’s weather solutions with AIS data for global forecasting capacities
Why Spire Maritime data?
Data collected from multiple sources
We combine Satellite AIS, Terrestrial AIS, and Dynamic AIS™ to provide wide coverage and give our customers a serious competitive edge.
Unique coverage in high‑traffic zones
Dynamic AIS™ collects data in busy shipping lanes, providing unprecedented coverage, especially in the most congested areas.
Convenient delivery methods
We deliver live maritime tracking data through easy-to-use APIs or live feeds (TCP raw NMEA), as well as custom historical data file delivery.
Continuously improving data
New satellites added to our constellation each year means a constant increase in quantity and quality of data delivered and reduced latency.
Get started quickly with our global technical and customer support, customer-centric on-boarding, and detailed documentation.
“What I like about working with Spire is that we get data from a lot of different sources. I can definitely recommend working with Spire for anyone who is looking for fast innovation and accurate data.”
Co-founder and Tech Lead, Dockflow
“It’s been really fantastic how flexible Spire has been, and how they have been able to work with us on an individual basis to make sure that the data fits our needs.”
Director of research and innovation, Global Fishing Watch
“Partnering with Spire was a great decision for our team, it’s given us the highest quality AIS data that we could find, which is fundamental to the platform that we’re building.”
Chief of Architecture and Strategy, 90POE
Industries benefiting from reliable Maritime data
Our maritime data is ideal to develop applications that integrate vessel tracking and maritime information.
Defense and Security
We support the defense community with accurate visibility of the maritime domain and impending threats.
Global data on the world’s shipping and cargo location is essential to get an accurate pulse of global commodities.
AIS data is essential in running an efficient, compliant and profitable fleet, and ensuring the safety of crew and vessel.
Logistics & Supply Chain
Access data that minimizes the impact of supply chain disruptions, as well as reliable ETAs to optimize port resources.
Oil and Gas
Make remote asset tracking and protection easier with our data, and significantly mitigate risk in remote regions.
Get access to accurate data to optimize short- and long-term port operations and allocate resources effectively.
Our data helps to establish and monitor fishery protection measures against overfishing or illegal fishing.
Preserve ecossystems using data by identifying breaches into protected or sensitive areas.
Search and Rescue
Maritime data empowers shore-side authorities in risk and vulnerability analysis and resource planning.