Container Tracking

Enter container number here, should have format XXXU1234567
Shipping company will be selected automatically when possible

Enter container number in this box:

Useful links

BIC code search                      Port codes                                 Check digit calculator
Container prefix list                Country codes                               Vessel Tracking

How it works

Container numbers have the format XXXU1234567

  • We use the first 4 letters to automatically send the request to the correct company
  • If the company is not supported or you want to select a specific company you can do this manually after tracking

Supported Companies

Florens container services 
Frontier Liner Services 
Grand China Logistics
Hanjin Shipping
Heung-A Shipping
Horizon Lines
Italia Marittima
Korea Marine Transport
Pollux & Castor
Sea Star Line
Shreyas World Navigation
Swire Shipping
The Containership Company

Container Tracking help

Containers use a standardized numbering system consisting of 4 letter, 6 digits and a check digit. The 3 leading letters indicates which company the container belongs to. We recommend always including the check digit since many companies require it.

This services makes it possible to track containers with different companies from one place. Company is selected automatically based on the number entered

  1. Enter number here
  2. Click button “Track with options” to track with the possibility to select a different company afterwards.
  3. Click button “Track direct” to go directly to the companies tracking service without options. If the company is not supported tracking will be executed as “Track with options”.
  4. This area contains some useful container related links.
  5. In this area links to the sites of companies supported by this service can be found.

Result page

  1. The number tracked for
  2. The company the container belongs to
  3. Click to return to the container page.
  4. The name of the company tracked for. Sometimes one will get a message that the container is with a different company than the owner when tracking or one may know this for other reasons. One can then get a list here and track for this company if it is supported. Please note that not all companies supports tracking of container they don’t own, in this case the company will not show up in this list.
  5. It is possible to override automatic selection of company, and also make some selections for when this should happen.
  6. In this area special information about the current tracking may appear.
  7. The tracking result is shown here. This is a frame that shows the tracking result page from the site of the company being tracked for.