Historical AIS data is an invaluable data source used for vessel traffic analyzes, accident investigation and for pure maritime curiosity. Partmarine Historical AIS Data Servicebeta allows anyone to access historical AIS data for FREE. Data is provided in CSV format.
You can find a sample data set here. This data set belongs to Scorpio (MMSI 367425520), a passenger ferry that operates in San Francisco Bay. You can use PartMarine AIS Player to visualize the data on a map as well. You can see a demo of the AIS Player for the same sample data set here.
In order to request Historical AIS Data, you can follow the process outlined below:
Partmarine Historical AIS Data Servicebeta includes information since late 2016.