MASTERDATA method allows you to query vessel particulars for one or more vessels in JSON or XML format.

Dataset Content Credits
Master IMO, name, flag, type, year of build, builder, owner / manager, dimensions, maximum draught, gross tonnage, net tonnage, deadweight, TEU, crude capacity 3

URL format


Parameter Required Type Default Description
userkey yes text - Your personal API key
format no text json Response format json or xml
imo yes integer - IMO number of the requested vessel

Example (JSON format)

            "TYPE":"Container Ship",
            "BUILDER":"SAINT JOHN SB",
            "OWNER":"MARENO GMBH & CO KG",
            "MANAGER":"WORDEN GMBH & CO KG",

Example (XML format)

    <MASTERDATA IMO="9175717" NAME="MARENO" FLAG="ZZ" TYPE="Container Ship" BUILT="2000" BUILDER="SAINT JOHN SB" OWNER="MARENO GMBH & CO KG" MANAGER="WORDEN GMBH & CO KG" LENGTH="153.6" BEAM="25.4" MAXDRAUGHT="13.51" GT="12827" NT="7258" DWT="17705" TEU="1174" CRUDE="0"/>