MasterData API service provides detailed ship information, technical specifications, manager and owner contacts for any ship with an IMO number. Each query to the API could apply for a different ship or a fleet of ships specified by IMO number and there are no limits in the number of queried ships or the interval of queries.

Each API response returns the following data in XML or JSON format:

  • IMO number
  • Ship name
  • Flag
  • Detailed ship type (e.g. Bulk carrier, Container ship, LNG tanker)
  • Year of built
  • Builder company
  • Owner name
  • Manager name
  • Length
  • Beam
  • Max draught
  • Gross tonnage
  • Net tonnage
  • Deadweight
  • TEU capacity
  • Crude capacity

How much does it cost?

This is a “Pay-per-Use” service where data is provided against credits. All you need is purchase some credits.
Credits can be used for all credit-based services: Vessels, PortCalls, ExpectedArrivals, MasterData

The Master dataset costs 3 credits per ship.

How can I obtain credits?

Credits are provided on:

  • Subscription basis – the price per credit is lower and credits can be used for a period of 1 month. Recommended for continuous needs.
  • On-demand basis – the price per credit is higher and credits can be used for a period of 12 months.

We will provide you detailed credits pricing on your request.

Sample use case

You need the Master dataset for 10 ships. The API delivers the data and charges you 30 credits (10 ships x 3 credits each).

For more detailed technical information and sample API requests you can see the API documentation.

For more information about the service, specific pricing, more data samples or API trial feel free to contact us.