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APL Container Tracking

APL Container Tracking by Portcast.io delivers real-time visibility of your ocean cargo delivered in a simple to use web app platform or integrated via API. Portcast APLU container tracking and tracing offer comprehensive global coverage for all your ocean shipments.

Supporting APL container tracking by BL, container or booking number. Set up container tracking today in less than 3 minutes. 

More than your conventional track & trace container tracking. Redefining the notion of real-time

Live Vessel Location / AIS

Track vessels position in real-time, powered by global nano-satellite imagery

Container Event Milestones

Aggregate all your container movements across multiple bookings and carriers in one single tool

Predictive ETA

Accurate ETA predictions multiple days ahead of the arrival

Container Terminal Tracking

Supporting direct container port integrations across select geographies and seaports.

About APL


Founded: 1978

Corporate HQ: Singapore

Website: https://www.apl.com/ 


APL is a subsidiary of French shipping company CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé

APL container tracking is enabled in a seamless, accurate manner with our APL container tracking platform. You can effortlessly incorporate accurate visibility into your supply chain with the Portcast container track and trace platform.

American President Lines (APL) is one of the world’s leading ocean carriers operating an all-container ship fleet. Covering all aspects of global cargo container transportation, APL delivers its services through its international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce. APL offers transportation for all shipment needs – from dry, climate-controlled, hazardous and oversized goods to special cargo. APL also offers shipping services in the world’s major trade lanes – Trans-Pacific, Latin-America and Intra-Asia.

APL operates marine terminals at ten strategic points around the world.

  • Americas – Dutch Harbor (Alaska)
  • Asia – Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Kobe (Japan), Yokohama (Japan), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Laem Chabang (Thailand), Qingdao (China), Nhava Sheva (India)


APL is proud to fly the American flag on 9 vessels ranging in capacity from 1,700 TEUs to 7,800 TEUs. APL is a strong supporter of the U.S. Merchant Marine, employing over 350 U.S. mariners. Some of the APL vessels are President Cleveland, President Kennedy, President Roosevelt, President Wilson, President Truman, President Eisenhower, APL Gulf Express, APL CC Herodote and APL CC Dakar. 

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Covering over 700+ seaports and terminals

Coming soon: Terminal integrations available on request for major ports in China, Europe, Americas.

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