Map & Data
Global Fishing Watch’s open-access technology products, datasets, and code accelerate research and innovation and support sustainable ocean management.
Our map is the first open-access online platform for visualization and analysis of human activity at sea.
Carrier Vessel Portal
Our carrier vessel portal pinpoints encounters between vessels, synthesizes fishing authorizations and filters publicly available data to create a picture of vessel risk for management authorities. .
Our marine manager portal provides near real-time, dynamic, and interactive data on ocean conditions, biology, and human-use activity to support marine spatial planning, marine protected area design and management, and scientific research.
Datasets and Code
Global Fishing Watch is committed to making as much of its data and code freely available as possible.
Norway to become first European nation to share its vessel tracking information on Global Fishing Watch map Lisbon, Portugal – Norway has become the first country in Europe to partner with Global Fishing Watch—an international nonprofit
Satellite radar and machine learning publicly reveal previously unseen vessel activity around the world Washington, D.C. – Global Fishing Watch has developed and publicly released the first ever global map of previously undetected dark fleets,
New Global Fishing Watch technology merges nighttime images with GPS datasets to observe vessels not broadcasting their positions When the sun sets, human activity on the ocean goes on. And every night, satellites snap a
Global Fishing Watch tools offer a chance for balance where oil and ecosystems cross paths For centuries, the numerous rivers and creeks that make their way to the Atlantic have acted as roads in the