Map & Data

Global Fishing Watch’s open-access technology products, datasets, and code accelerate research and innovation and support sustainable ocean management.

Our Map

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. .

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Marine Manager

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.

Recent Work

Systematic Data Analysis Reveals False Vessel Tracks

Analysis of tracking data from automatic identification system broadcasts reveals vessel locations have been simulated for a number of ships, including military vessels. This false information could compromise vessel safety, decrease confidence in a crucial

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