NOAA's Ship Tracker allows anyone to find out where NOAA's hydrographic survey, oceanographic research, and fisheries research vessels are located in near real-time.
Want to know where NOAA's fleet of ships are located right now? With the NOAA Ship Tracker, you can create a customized search to find just what you need.
Ship Tracker provides near real-time positioning for NOAA's fleet of large ships along with weather conditions at those locations. In addition, current locations of ships are available as a download (known as a KML feed) that can be imported into Google Earth.
Ship locations are maintained on the Ship Tracker website for one year so that users can also track past locations of vessels.