Maritime Data API Web Services


How to use Datalastic maritime data API?

Maritime API Endpoints 

Maritime API Services

Live Vessel & ETA API

See vessel real-time location, ETA, destination, status etc.

Maritime API Services

Ship Traffic Tracking API

Monitor your selected area and see all ships in your defined zone.

Maritime API Services

Maritime Ports Data API

Get info about global maritime ports, location, timezone.

Maritime API Services

Vessel Finder API

See vessel data like vessel name, type, carrying capacity, year built and more.

Maritime API Services

Historical Data API

Get full ship historical tracker data in your selected date range.

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Benefits of subscribing to Datalastic API Services

Become Data-Driven

Stay ahead of your competition with fast maritime API web services by Datalastic. 

Become Data Driven Benefits of Datalastic

Save your valuable time and money by directly connecting to a fast marine data API. Build Android and iOS applications with ships tracker features, visualize and create maritime maps, analyze your maritime data and create forecasts all with a simple and fast maritime data API web services by Datalastic. 

Maritime AIS Data API - Frequently Asked Questions

How fresh is the data in the database?

Depending on the nature of data the frequency of updates varies. In general, typically vessels location and vessel tracking information updates every 2 minutes. In some cases, data update delays up to 20 minutes. That happens because the data source depends on current weather conditions, and the vessel data reporting frequency and AIS receivers availability.

Where does marine AIS data come from?

As we have described previously, AIS is an Automatic Identification System that searches and tracks vessels.  That is how Datalastic receives marine data via Terrestrial AIS receivers which further transmit data to Datalastic partners and maritime organizations. After that Datalastic receives and decodes data and stores it in a data warehouse that you can access via API services.

How to start using Datalastic maritime API?

It is very easy to use Datalastic Maritime API services. Start by visiting our pricing page and choose the most suitable plan for you. After that go ahead and subscribe. After payment and registration, you are good to go! You will access API code instantly after the registration is done.

Is there developers' support avaliable?

Check API Reference to see the full documentation. Datalastic has 24h x 7 support by phone or email. Therefore, in case you have any questions regarding marine AIS API web service feel free to drop us an email to

How many vessels are in the Datalastic Database?

Datalastic has one of the biggest marine databases that is available on the market. There are currently more than 750000 vessels and 21000 ports in the maritime database.

When can I cancel my Maritime API subscription?

You can cancel your subscription any time you wish in case you are not satisfied with Datalastic maritime AIS data services. Log in to your Account, go to Subscriptions, and press "Cancel". 


Alternatively, you can write your cancelation request to