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Vessel Characteristics Data (available via Maritime 2.0 GraphQL API)

Basic fields are available in the Standard Maritime 2.0 API and Extended fields are available only in the Premium Maritime 2.0 API.

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Available fields by type:

  1. Capacity

    deadweight Basic field
    # The difference between displacement and the empty vessel
    # (lightweight) at any given draught

    tpcmi Extended field
    # Tons per Centimeter - how many tons are required
    # to increase the draught by 1cm
    # (useful for trying to estimate the volume of cargo onboard)

    grossTonnage Basic field
    # Vessel gross tonnage

    displacement Extended field
    # The amount of water (in tons) displaced by the ship

    liquidCubic98Percent Extended field
    # The liquid cubic capacity of the cargo tanks
    # when filled to 98% of capacity

    grainCubicCapacity Extended field
    # Cubic capacity (in cubic meters) of cargo holds
    # for grain (and other loose dry commodities)

    teu Extended field
    # “Twentyfoot Equivalent Unit”
    # (measurement of container carrying capacity)

    holdCount Extended field
    # No. of holds

    netTonnage Extended field
    # Vessel net tonnage

    holdDimensions Extended field
    # Dimensions of holds

    hatchCount Extended field
    # No. of hatches

    hatchDimensions Extended field
    # Dimensions of hatches

    feu Extended field
    # Fortyfoot Equivalent Unit
    # (measurement of container carrying capacity)

    teuSurplus Extended field
    # Spare TEU capacity

    teu14t Extended field
    # TEU 14 Tonne capacity
    # (measurement of container carrying capacity)

    laneMeters Extended field
    # Lane meter capacity of each vehicle deck

    cars Extended field
    # Car carrying capacity

    passengers Extended field
    # Passenger capacity

    reeferCubic Extended field
    # Cubic Meter capacity of the refrigerated cargo space
  2. Design

    isCoated Extended field
    # Indicated if the vessel tanks are coated (Yes/No)

    isGearless Extended field
    # Yes or no, is the vessel gearless

    isSelfUnloading Extended field
    # Yes or no is the vessel self-unloading

    gearDisplay Extended field
    # Details of lifting gear

    gearMaxSWL Extended field
    # Safe working load (lifting capacity) of the lifting gear

    reeferPointCount Extended field
    # No. of plug-in points for refrigerated containers

    hullTypeCode Extended field
    # Vessel Type Code (the full table of decodes provided)
  3. Registration

    class1Code Extended field
    # The name of the classification society who inspects
    # the vessel and awards statutory certificates

    class2Code Extended field
    # The name of the classification society who inspects
    # the vessel and awards statutory certificates

    classDetails Extended field
    # Vessel class details

    isIceClassed Extended field
    # Indicates if the vessel ice classed (Yes/No)

    iceClass Extended field
    # Ice class ID

    certificates Extended field
    # Details of any certificates issued
  4. Propulsions

    mainEngineCount Extended field
    # Number of engines

    mainEngineDesigner Extended field
    # Engine designer

    propulsionType Extended field
    # Propulsion type code (e.g. Motor , Gas Turbine)

    engineDesignation Extended field
    # Engine model

    mcoRpm Extended field
    # Maximum continuous output RPM

    mcoKw Extended field
    # Maximum continuous output KW

    mcoHp Extended field
    # Maximum continuous output HP

    propellerCount Extended field
    # Number of propellers

    propellerType Extended field
    # Propeller type

    bowThrusterCount Extended field
    # No. of bow thrusters

    sternThrusterCount Extended field
    # No. of stern thrusters
  5. Dimensions

    draught Extended field
    # Distance between the waterline and keel

    lengthOverall Extended field
    # Length overall

    airDraught Extended field
    # Distance from the waterline to highest point on vessel

    keelToManifold Extended field
    # Distance from the keel to the manifold

    depth Extended field
    # Depth (from the deck to keel)

    beamMoulded Extended field
    # Beam Moulded

    berthCount Extended field
    # No. of sleeping berths
  6. Bunker

    bunkers1Capacity Extended field
    # Bunker (fuel tank) capacity

    bunkers1FuelTypeCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel type

    bunkers1FuelUnitCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel unit (e.g. tonnes, litres)

    bunkers1Tanks Extended field
    # Number of bunker fuel tanks

    bunkers2Capacity Extended field
    # Bunker (fuel tank) capacity

    bunkers2FuelTypeCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel type

    bunkers2FuelUnitCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel unit (e.g. tonnes, litres)

    bunkers2Tanks Extended field
    # Number of bunker fuel tanks

    bunkers3Capacity Extended field
    # Bunker (fuel tank) capacity

    bunkers3FuelTypeCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel type

    bunkers3FuelUnitCode Extended field
    # Bunker fuel unit (e.g. tonnes, litres)

    bunkers3Tanks Extended field
    # Number of bunker fuel tanks

    range Extended field
    # Sailing range of the vessel assuming full fuel tanks
  7. History

    builtYear Basic field
    # Year vessel was delivered from the shipyard to its owner

    deadYear Extended field
    # Year vessel was scrapped or destroyed

    hullNumber Extended field
    # Hull number assigned by the shipyard

    shipBuilder Extended field
    # Full name of ship builder

    vesselNameDate Extended field
    # Vessel name date (for history of name changes, etc.)

    registeredOwner Extended field
    # Registered Owner
    The company with legal title of ownership of the vessel that appears on the
    ship's registration documents. It may be an Owner/Manager or a wholly-owned
    subsidiary in a larger shipping group; or a bank or one-ship company vehicle
    set up by the bank; or of course, it may be a “brass-plate” company created
    on paper to legally own a ship and possibly to limit liability for the
    "real" owners and/or benefit from off-shore tax laws.
    It may anyway be a legal-requirement of the flag-state with whom the ship is
    registered for the legal owner to be a company registered in that country

    CommercialOwner Extended field
    # Commerical Owner
    The company responsible for the commercial decisions concerning the employment
    of a ship and therefore who decides how and where that asset is employed. The
    direct beneficiary of the profits from the operations of the ship, this company
    may also be responsible for purchasing decisions on bunkers and port services.

    keelLaidYear Extended field
    # Date Keel Laid
    # (keel laying is when construction of the vessel begins)

    launchYear Extended field
    # Launch Year
    # (year vessel was launched from the shipyard for sea trials)
  8. Vessel and Trading Type

    vesselSubtype Basic field
    # Specific subtype of vessel

    tradingCategory Extended field
    # Vessel trading category

    tradingStatus Extended field
    # Vessel trading status