This haunting video (100 seconds) makes a movie from outer space of GPS tracks for all major vessels on earth for one day, following them through the straights of Malacca, the Suez Canal and into Panama. Credit to Nautilus, information generated by FleetMon Satellite AIS and FleetMon Explorer. Turn off the sound.
See also all the planes on earth for one day visualized from space.
Daily World Air Traffic from Heidi De Vries on Vimeo.