Ship Finder Live Ship Tracking App Launches as a Free Web App at shipfinder.co

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The highly rated Ship Finder App for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone has launched as a new free web app for desktop users. Special features designed for the new web app include - historical playback of vessel voyages and “Sail Me” using Google Earth. The live ship traffic data is real time and obtained via a private network of receivers across the globe.

shipfinder.co shows marine traffic across the globe

shipfinder.co shows marine traffic across the globe

Ship Finder apps have been a firm favourite with customers around the globe since 2009 and provides key visual information via mobile devices. Since 2009 the private radar receiver network has grown significantly - particularly in the USA and Europe - and most parts of the globe are now covered.

Small development company Pinkfroot Limited are committed to customer service and have developed the new Shipfinder.co web app in response to customer demand. Technical Director Lee Armstrong says “following the successful transition of Plane Finder to the web, we have listened to the many requests for a Ship Finder service for people without mobile devices. Whilst our business is focused on mobile applications, we are delighted to bring Ship Finder to a new audience and we hope that many website users will also embrace our mobile apps in the future”. With the user experience the highest priority the company made a conscious decision not to include any adverts!

The technology behind the web app has also enabled Pinkfroot to introduce some advanced features such as:
Sail Me - pick a voyage, for example a recent cruise, and replay it using Google Earth to sail the trip in the virtual world
Playback - pick a date, time and location to replay marine traffic on the Google map. This could be a major event such as ship running aground, to observe port traffic or to review a yacht race.

Ship Finder is available for mobile devices in the Apple App Store, Android Marketplace and Windows Phone Marketplace.

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