Spire Sense - General Questions

Any information that's relevant across the entire Spire Sense product

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Using the Historical Positions API

Using the Spire Sense Premium option historical positions API to retrieve historic positions for one or all ships.
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How to interpret Navigational Status

A reference for translating Navigational Status in position messages from a number into a description
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Vessel Flag Country

How we obtain the flag country for each ship
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How to convert the decoded "rate-of-turn" (rot) value into degrees per minute

We provide background information and a walk-through to convert the reported turning rate of a ship into a meaningful number.
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Class A vs. Class B AIS Transceivers

Learn more about the behavioral differences between AIS transceiver classes
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Are there any code examples for using Spire Sense APIs in a particular language?

Indeed, we offer a few code examples to help get you started...
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In which format are encoded AIS message strings available?

A description of the offered format for encoded AIS messages
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Will data for a vessel always be made available in timestamp order?

A description of AIS message ingestion behavior and the timing of their availability.
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Available AIS Message Types

Brief descriptions of the types of AIS messages available to you
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Learning about AIS data cleansing methods

How Spire Sense addresses errors, empty values other issues in received AIS messages
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