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Container Tracking API

Real-time shipment data from over 180 carriers in one single API ready to implement.

Track containers from any carrier in real-time and get automated alerts on delays or events by API. For software providers, freight forwarders, or retailers.


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Enhance your Customer Relations Thanks to Better Data

Before Container Tracking API

➖Manual process to check carrier website

➖Can’t verify information

➖Impacted customer relationship

With Container Tracking API

➕All carrier data centralized in one single endpoint

➕Regularly refreshed data

➕Automated container alerts on any delay or status

➕Real time shipment location, status and event

Connected to over 180 shipping lines and carriers

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Container Tracking, in real-time

  "metadata": {
    "shipmentType": "CT",
    "shipmentNumber": "MSKU0496560",
    "sealine": "MAEU",
    "sealineName": "Maersk",
    "shippingStatus": "IN_TRANSIT",
    "updatedAt": "2023-11-28T11:24:59Z"

Shipments from any carrier can be tracked
and located in real-time thanks to our Container Tracking API: 

  • Get shipment current position, status, route coordinates, list of next transshipment stops, associated vessel details as well as AIS data.
  • Search by CT, BL or BK number and receive a comprehensive response of all the data you need to keep track of your shipments and monitor any issues.

Dynamic Container Tracking Alerts

  • Set up alerts on any shipment via our webhooks feature

  • Configure alerts on any delay or status update

  • Integrate data into email workflows or automatically update user dashboard

What is Container Tracking

Container tracking involves monitoring the real-time location and status of shipping containers as they move through the supply chain, from origin to destination. Key checkpoints, such as gate movements, loading onto vessels, departures, arrivals, and unloading, are recorded and relayed to a centralized platform. This information is crucial for anticipating and mitigating disruptions caused by unpredictable events, such as strikes, congestion, or adverse weather conditions, which can lead to shipping delays and increased costs.

Interest of Container Tracking:Container tracking is essential for gaining real-time insights into the global location of goods, enabling proactive decision-making, and ensuring efficient supply chain management.

Benefits of Container Tracking:Real-time tracking systems offer time savings, cost reduction, enhanced client relationships, loss prevention, and a positive return on investment (ROI) by optimizing production and improving efficiency.

Trends in Container Tracking:Current trends include the adoption of technologies like AIS, Container Tracking Devices (CTDs), and Smart Containers, leveraging GPS, satellite, and IoT capabilities for detailed and secure information, enhancing overall container tracking capabilities.

Use Case

Discover our new Container Tracking Module:


Made for developers

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Get Your API Key

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Get all container tracking data

Request container tracking data using only your container ID, Bill of Lading Number, or Booking Number.

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Answer Format

The answer will give you all tracking details for your shipments, including Shipping Status, Port of Loading, Port of Discharge, ETA, shipment coordinates…

Read more: How to Use Container API – Complete Guide

  "metadata": {
    "shipmentType": "CT",
    "shipmentNumber": "CMAU1142703",
    "sealine": "CMDU",
    "sealineName": "CMA CGM",
    "shippingStatus": "IN_TRANSIT",
    "updatedAt": "2024-04-11T12:18:59.153298Z"
  "route": {
    "pol": {
      "date": "2024-03-04T12:30:00Z",
      "actual": true,
      "location": {
        "name": "Chennai",
        "state": null,
        "country": "India",
        "countryCode": "IN",
        "locode": "INMAA",
        "coordinates": {
          "lat": 13.107,
          "lng": 80.3

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Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 9, industry, innovation and infrastructure
SDG 11, sustainable cities and communities
SDG 13, climate action
SDG 14, life below water

By improving the efficiency of supply chains, enabling more effective management of greenhouse gas emissions, and improving the environmental performance of the maritime industry, API container tracking allows the use of data to meet particular sustainable development objectives.