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Willow of Harty - MMSI 232011572

"Thanks Gentlemen for your comments, it's good to know that you're all romantics at heart. The Harty part of her name is a link to the Harty Ferry, which linked Faversham with the Isle of…"
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"Great photo Casper, you can edit the name by going back into your photo by using the option box at the top of the screen,after you have login "
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CMA CGM Kerguelen IMO 9702132

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APL ENGLAND - MMSI 563722000

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This site has been created to help you get the most from our applications and websites. Our flight radar app Plane Finder and marine traffic app Ship Finder enable you to track both flights and vessel traffic across the globe.

Here at Pinkfroot you'll find a very active and growing community of aviation and maritime enthusiasts and professionals.

Check out Plane Finder and Ship Finder for real time tracking on the iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android and Windows Phone.

We also provide a live air traffic radar map at to track flights and super fast live ship tracking of AIS ships at Both websites are free to use with no ads and provide the same amazing ADS-B and AIS virtual radar information straight to your PC or Mac.

Hopefully you've noticed too that coverage continues to expand - we really appreciate the generosity of everyone that helps us with this.

We hope that you continue to enjoy all of our iPhone, iPod, iPad, Windows Phone, Android and web applications.

Win an iPod - June 2018 Competition Running

We are delighted to announce that two more iPod touches have been won by the two latest winners of our photo competition. Congratulations to Ethan Tang and Bill Mallinson for winning with these great images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

B-16339 by Ethan Tang

DENSA CHEETAH by Bill Mallinson

The June 2018 competition is now running and as before we welcome photographs from professionals and amateurs alike and there will be two more iPod Touches to win. Photos already uploaded are eligible too!

We really appreciate all photos uploaded to the website and any tagged or named with the MMSI or Plane Reg will show up in the apps.


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Plane Finder News

Ship Finder News

Woman missing after yacht and dredger collide

A search is underway one mile off of Felixstowe following a collision between a yacht and a dredger.Two RNLI lifeboats and a number of commercial vessels are taking part in the search for the woman who fell from the yacht. One person from the yacht has also been rescued. The screenshot below shows the search […]

Aft section of MOL Comfort sinks

In an incident that poses serious questions for the shipping industry the container ship MOL Comfort snapped into two parts on 17 June in the Indian Ocean. Fortunately no crew were lost in the incident. It had been hoped that both the fore and aft sections would be recovered and that this in turn would […]

Ferry hits dock in Harwich

The ferry Sirena Seaways carrying 400 passengers and their vehicles hit the dockside at Harwich, Essex, England this afternoon. A lifeboat was launched and the  Essex Fire and Rescue Services rushed to the scene. The ferry, operated by DFDS Seaways,  is reported to be holed under the water line but has been stabilised by the […]

48 rescued after tourist boat hits rocks

A major rescue operation has been completed after a boat hit rocks off Pembrokeshire, Wales this afternoon. The Lady Helen was carrying 48 passengers, including many children, when she hit the rocks and started taking in water. The Milford Haven coastguard was alerted by a Mayday call from Lady Helen at 12:55. All passengers and […]

Cargo ship still aground on Farne Islands

The cargo vessel Danio remains aground this morning on the Farne Islands off of England’s Northumberland coast. The ship’s crew spent the night on board following the grounding at around 04:30 GMT on Saturday. The vessel went aground near to Little Harcar rock, close to the Longstone Lighthouse. The MV Danio was carrying timber from […]

Airline Finder keeps on growing!

Alaska is just one of a large number of recently updated airlines in the app. We're glad that they kept the Inuit!

Airline Finder updates in the background so look out for this and many more new airlines and liveries. More info here..

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If we don't have coverage in your area and you are interested in helping out then we'd love to hear from you.


Plane Finder Aviation Forum

Our aviation forum is now live over on

We look forward to seeing you there - just click on the logo above!

Blog Posts

Heathrow latest

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 27, 2018 at 15:59 0 Comments

One we all missed!

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 25, 2018 at 9:15 1 Comment

iPod Touch

Posted by Bill Mallinson on February 18, 2018 at 23:22 4 Comments


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