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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 APL (American President Lines) 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.

Pick the plan that is right for you

We offer transparent pricing to support the needs & volumes of Small & Mid-Size supply chain teams.

Pay Monthly


Track up to 100 containers

Best for smaller teams without predicable container volume.
Up to 5 user seats
Purchase Plan

Pay Quarterly


Track up to 300 containers

Ideal for medium-sized teams with seasonal volumes
Up to 10 user seats
Purchase Plan

Pay Annually

Save 16%


Track up to 1,200 containers

Ideal for larger teams with predictable container volumes.
Email support
Up to 25 seats
Purchase Plan

Enterprise Plan


Contact us for a quote

Best for large international teams with existing tools or partial visibility in place
Volume-based pricing
Dedicated Success Manager
Custom reporting
Enterprise APIs (including Push)
Contact Sales

Not sure where to start?

Submit a request form and get complimentary access to the platform. Track up to 10 containers for free for 30 days. An ideal option to test out Portcast data coverage.

About APL


Founded: 1848

Corporate HQ: Arlington, Virginia, United States

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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Frequently Asked Questions on APL Container Tracking

Can I track APL container using container number?

You can track the APL container using container tracking by Portcast. Simply enter the container number and carrier SCAC code. If you do not know the carrier SCAC code, tracking is possible as well. Please contact us and we’ll set up the same immediately.

Can I track APL container using Master Bill of Lading?

You can track the APL container using BL tracking. Simply enter the BL number and carrier SCAC code. If you do not know the carrier SCAC code, tracking is possible as well. Please contact us and we’ll setup the same immediately.

Can I track APL container using Booking number?

You can track the APL container using Booking Number tracking. Simply enter the Booking number and carrier SCAC code.

How can I track and trace my shipment?

Enter the container number, BL number or Booking number and the carrier SCAC code and start tracking immediately.

How can I track APL Shipping Container and vessel tracking?

Based on the container number, BL number or Booking number and the carrier SCAC code, you can start tracking the container immediately. You can also get vessel tracking with live geolocation and the latest sailing schedules.

How do I check shipping container status?

To track a container location, specify the container number/Bill of lading/Booking number and the shipping line SCAC code. Using any of these three references you can track a container immediately.

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