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Container Tracking API

Container status, Container latitude & longitude and Container ETA

Track and Trace your containers in real-time with our API solution and enjoy secure, efficient, and streamlined shipping. By using container number, booking number, or Bill of Lading, get complete visibility on location, status and ETA to next trans-shipment port, and destination.

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Quick & easy integration

Swagger & Postman Collection documentations.
Average implementation time : less than half a day.

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Convenient pricing

Our subscription-based pricing is designed to meet your needs, with flexible plans that allow you to pay only for what you use, without any hidden costs.

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Free plan

Try our APIs platform for free with 500 monthly API calls and experience the benefits of our powerful tools and services before making a commitment. No credit card required.

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Our system is designed to ensure maximum performance and reliability, with a rate-limit of 10 calls per minute to protect against abuse and ensure fair usage.

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Get your container status

The needed parameter is the container Number (seven numbers and four letters used for identifying containers internationally)

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Answer Format

The answer will give you details for the last and next events of the container, in the following format.
The last event can be “Container departed”, and the next event is “Container arrival”. This means that the container is currently at sea.

Read more : How to Use Container API – Complete Guide

  "containerId": "FANU1172910",
  "lastEvent": {
    "code": "CER",
    "text": "Gate in empty",
    "portCode": "FRBOD"
  "nextEvent": {
    "code": "CER",
    "text": "Gate in empty",
    "portCode": "FRBOD"

All APIs

Sinay APIs

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Port Congestion API

Get a real-time status of Port Congestion worldwide, filter Port Congestion per Vessel Type and characteristics and compare Port Congestion Status with average port congestion.

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Easily integrate Sinay’s vessel ETA Calculator into your system by API. Provide accurate predictions everytime thanks to our AI models.

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Monitor CO2 Emissions per TEU. Monitor carbon emissions of any sea voyage per TEU. Get an estimation for a voyage ahead of time or calculate emissions post voyage.

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Noise API

Monitor Sound Exposure Level. Monitor SEL for any vessel type or journey worldwide. Compare with LLoyds and Bureau Veritas standards.


Ports and Vessels API

Find the port UNLOCODE or the vessel identifiers corresponding to the name you already know. Use this API to easily integrate our other APIs and improve your user experience.

Third party APIs

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Vessel API

Get All Vessel Details and Position (AIS). Tap into compete AIS data, from live vessel position, vessel details, vessel speed, destination, and many other datasets.

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Metocean API

Retrieve historical Ocean Weather Data for any zone and from any period.

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.

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Use Case

Discover our new Container Tracking Module: Safecube