Marine traffic on Google Earth

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Fascinating. Have you seen the Channel !

    I clicked and dragged a boat - will it make the headlines ? Sorry IOW.
     
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    scary huh.. watch the cross channel ferries dodge the tankers :Eeek:
     
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    Fascinating indeed. This will keep me happy for hours:BigGrin:
     
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    It has me, for the last two hours trying to make it do something, it just freezes:Doh:
     
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    I found it easier just to run the program direct from the link without opening google earth. It seems to run faster, and is more stable. Worth a try??
     
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    No Nothing works for me
    All I get is a goggle earth pic with a load of push pins one of which says "I think this is the pub"
    Must be one of Jim's Itinerary's:Doh:
    I see no Ships:RollEyes:
    Geo
     
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    :thanks2: Jim. It's fascinating

    I have always wanted to be the "Eyeballs in the Sky" :Rofl1:
     
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    :Cool: You can get one of Air traffic too. :thumb:
     
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    got a link John ... I'm getting bored of tracking ferries :Laughing:
     
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    im with Geo on this one.

    no movement whatsoever.

    if this is realtime i bet those ferry passengers are fed up!!!!
     
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    A bit disconcerting to see a ship parked in Manchester - until you zoom in to see the Ship Canal in detail :Smile:

    Graham
     
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    why am i always tempted to download rubbish like this.....:Doh:

    just had to shut down and reboot my lappy as, after downloading the link, it slowed to around the same speed as the (static) ships in the channel.

    my lappy and google earth dont get along too well and the add-on made it even worse.

    i downloaded the link in the original '5er onboard ship' thread and it did the same thing.

    if anyone catches me downloading this dross again give me a SLAP!!!!
     
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    Another website offering similar functionality is ShipAIS

    Regards

    Phil
     
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    Thanks Jim! It's fascinating!:thumb:

    Daren't let Rex get on it or he won't even surface for food!!!:Rofl1:
     
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    :Cool: You can track them from here:-

    Airport Tracker
     
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    Beats watching B------y soaps :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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