Ship Finder Free
By pinkfroot limited
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Ship Finder shows live moving ships on a worldwide map.
You can even use Augmented Reality (AR) view to identify ships out at sea using your device camera.
Ship Finder has been top rated and top ranking since 2009 and covers most of the world, tracking 20,000+ ships simultaneously.
Our incredible app performance means that you can see all tracked vessels at once - no clustering here!
Simply tap on a ship to see it's name, type and destination. Colour coded icons make identification easy too.
If you like this app you'll love the full version of Ship Finder.
The full version includes a huge array of additional features including route history, search, filters, bookmarks, photos, the ability to add favourite ships and much more.
Ship Finder works by picking up AIS ship feeds used by all passenger vessels, vessels over 300 tons and increasingly by smaller pleasure craft and yachts. This technology is actually faster than radar and is used by vessels for safety and navigation.
Ship Finder provides near real time “virtual radar” AIS maps. It’s easy to use and is an amazing app for anyone interested in shipping, cruising and sailing in ports and locations across the world. It’s also great if you simply want to know what boats are out there or want to see where your friends and family are. Ship Finder is also used extensively by maritime professionals and mariners.
Our global AIS coverage is impressive and expanding all of the time as we add new AIS feeds and receivers. Please check www.shipfinder.co regularly to see the latest coverage.
Pinkfroot are committed to customer service and continually improve our Ship Finder apps based on feedback. Why not join our online community at www.pinkfroot.com or if you have any questions please email us via firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help.
Disclaimer: Ship Finder should not be used for navigational purposes.
Under no circumstances will the developer of this application be held responsible for incidents resulting from the use of the data or its interpretation.
What's New in Version 8.0.0
We are delighted to introduce this massive update to Ship Finder Free.
• Incredible performance - view all tracked ships at once! No more clustering!!
• The app is now universal!
• An all new look and feel.
• Augmented Reality (AR) now included.
We hope that you've noticed that our coverage gets better and better too. Thank you to everyone that shares their AIS data with us. Please let us know if you would like to become a part of our network by sharing AIS data.
Thanks as always for all of your feedback and comments too. We do listen - as you have hopefully noticed!!
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If you like advertising, you'll like this app
I agree with others that ads are expected on free apps, but this app is one of the worst. Seems like the last update put them on steroids, full screen ads after checking out only a few ships on the map. And some ads, like the overly repetitive Google ads, have to run 5 seconds before you can close them. Spare yourself the grief and irritation; don't bother with this one.
Too bad I updated
Really do enjoy using the app. But It doesn't seem to 'find' all the ships very well. I've often been on the channel looking at ships going in or out with no acknowledgement in the app. But mostly I wish I never would have updated the app because when I did I lost the satellite view of the map. Don't care for this map.
Seriously every time i hit a total of 3 ships, an ad pops up covering the whole screen. So annoying. I understand it's a free app and had ads. That's why you have the ads at the top of screen not covering the whole screen. Making the app extremely annoying and almost unusable.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Feb 27, 2015
- Version: 8.0.0
- Size: 17.1 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Seller: pinkfroot limited
- © pinkfroot limited 2015
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.