Vessel Finder API

Datalastic vessel finder API for searching and withdrawing all vessels by type, similar names, draught, deadweight, year built, and more
Use the data of Datalastic and adopt this vessel finder API with the purpose of searching and withdrawing all vessels by type, similar names, draught, deadweight, year built, and more. Clients are able to filter this API to get the response determined by name, fuzzy, type, type_specific, country_iso and more. Programmers who are using this vessel search API, use it for many use cases, some of which are; searching an internal database of registered vessels, freight route and ship analysis, creating/optimizing maritime operations and more. The options are countless ofcourse and it is sure that other business cases exist, so experiment with the data for your use case and it will be interesting to see what comes out of it. The API has global data coverage available. The data is used by small business, medium business and enterprises, the clients use it in the freight, maritime, logistics, import, export and trade industry. Certain examples of the type of business that uses the data are freight and logistics companies, importers, exporters and international traders.

Vessel Finder API endpoints

GET /api/v0/vessel_find
Send an information request using GET to the data endpoint, using the available filter object like in the example and receive the associated data as an output. Use the endpoint; /api/v0/vessel_find for searching and withdrawing all vessels by type, similar names, draught, deadweight, year built, and more with the ship search API. To obtain the response required, use the objects and parameters as described by the object and description table. Place the API endpoint in the URL to make the data request. Working with the API key parameter and connecting it to your private key, you can begin receiving data by using any of the main programming languages.

Data filtering methods for vessel finder API

Below you will find the available filter parameters with the vessel finder API.
name gross_tonnage_min length_max
fuzzy gross_tonnage_max breadth_min
type deadweight_min breadth_max
type_specific deadweight_max year_built_min
country_iso length_min year_built_max

API attributes for vessel finder data

Receive the required data from the API system with the different parameters and the table to understand the objects.
Objects Description
uuid Vessel UUID number
name Vessel name
mmsi Vessel MMSI number
imo Vessel IMO number
eni Vessel ENI number
country_iso Vessel registration country ISO code
country_name Vessel registration country name
callsign Vessel callsign
type Type of the vessel
type_specific Subtype of the vessel
gross_tonnage Vessel’s gross tonnage
deadweight Vessel’s deadweight
teu Cargo capacity in Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit
length Vessel’s length
breadth Vessel’s breadth
draught_avg Average vessel draught
draught_max Maximum vessel draught
etc etc

Vessel finder response output

Opt-in for the API system to call the full data outputbut customers can already find part of the data output here.
					{"data": [

"type_specific":"Bulk Carrier",


"type_specific":"Inland, Motor Freighter",


Vessel finder downloadable data

The data is also available as download, you are able to opt-in to get regular updates via in .csv file format. you may prefer this in the event that it is more convenient than using the API platform.


There are SDKs accessible to support the designing of your platform, just ask for them and they are sent. Then use the filter parameters to choose the right output for you and with the vessel finder API response in JSON your project should be clear to build.

Vessel Finder API pricing

Before making the decision to buy data access you can inquire into samples and trials of the ship search data. Contact to ask for the test access and you should be able to play with the API. It won’t be without limits but it is sufficient to test the API system.

Cost and price of the API

Datalastic data is accessible with prices starting monthly from €99 with secure payment option.
Option Price
Monthly subscription From €99/month
Yearly subscription From €1,188.00/year
Variable pricing no

Discounted Trial

Discounted trial is available

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