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Ais - What is the AIS message?


The AIS message denotes a ship's status. 0 signifies that the ship is under way using engine, 1 indicates it's at anchor, 2 means it's not under command, 3 represents restricted maneuverability, 4 implies it's constrained by her draught, 5 shows it's moored, 6 denotes it's aground, 7 signifies it's engaged in fishing, 8 means it's under way sailing, 9 is reserved for future amendment of navigational status for ships carrying DG, HS, or MP, or IMO hazard or pollutant ...