Ship Finder App for iPhone Review

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ship Finder app for iPhone is a powerful application that lets you keep tab of ships and its movement in ports and locations around the globe. It would also double up as a handy accessory if you simply wish to know what boats and vessels are out there or want to see where your friends and family are at the moment. Ship Finder app may be downloaded from iTunes App Store for $4.99.

How Ship Finder App works?

Ship Finder app for iPhone tracks ship movements on Google Map by picking up AIS ship feeds used by all passenger vessels, vessels over 300 tons and increasingly smaller pleasure craft. This technology is used directly by vessels of various sizes for navigation, and is even quicker than radar. The plotted ships and their routes are color coded based on ship types for easy filtering and searching. The app could provide you information such as ship name, Port of Registration, Destination, ETA as well as technical information like MMSI, IMO, Callsign, Heading, Length, Width, and Draft. You can also search a vessel by its name, if you wish to monitor the movement of a particular ship that you are interested in.

Ship Finder App for iPhone

Further, using Ship Finder iPhone app, you can view ship route trails, live moving ships, view photographs of select ships, and even bookmark favorite locations such as setting a ground level view of major ports around the globe. The app is integrated with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter that you can share your sightings with your friends and family any time within couple of taps.

The global coverage that iPhone Ship Finder app provides is expanding continuously. So, if you are not able to find a port now, you might be able to find the same in the very near future. For the current level of coverage, visit The user interface of Ship Finder is user friendly and easily readable. Ship info is provided in a very comprehensible manner, including the flag of the country to which it belongs. The application is compatible with iOS version 4.0 and above.

Final Thoughts

Ship Finder app for iPhone is your perfect guide, as far as tracking shipping lines goes. It provides nearly the current information all the time, thanks to its tracking based on AIS ship feeds. SNS integration comes handy. Overall, a must have ship tracking app if you are a sailor or have a penchant for traveling ships in seas.

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