Check out this website: http://www.marinetraffic.com/
Just about anywhere in the world you’ll be able to zoom in in maritime traffic on both the high seas, as well as on rivers.
Screenshots from marinetraffic.com
On the website you’ll find a clickable map of the world. The legend on the left shows the type of ship, and by holding your mouse pointer next to the ship, you’ll be able to see its name.
I chose a few locations like Hong Kong, Montréal, Denmark and the English Channel.
If you ever wondered about how many ships were out there, sailing past each other in the dark of night, now you’ll be able to see them.
2 ships that pass in the night…that sounds familiar?
Killing time in Denmark……