Ship Finder AR

Want to quickly identify ships? Love cool use of technology?

Then Ship Finder AR is a great app for you. The app is very simple to use and a wonderful example of the power and capabilities of the iPhone and iPad.

Ship Finder AR uses Augmented Reality to provide realtime information straight to your screen.

It is a great tool for the maritime professional interested or anyone interested in ships, yachting or watching the local waterways and ports.

Ship Finder AR is supported by out ever growing network - we cover ports, marinas, rivers and seas across the globe.

From people walking their dog on the beach to port pilots Ship Finder AR is enjoyed by people across the world.

Download Ship Finder AR from the App Store:

Ship Finder AR Augmented Reality vessel tracker app covers most major regions across the globe providing virtually real time information on ships, yachts and vessels in the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, China, Japan, Russia and many more locations.

You can check our live map at to see the very latest coverage 24 hours a day.

The following images shows the app on an iPhone

Ship Finder AR is very easy to use.

Simply open up the app, point your camera at the ships and see the results.

Key features include:

Compass Map - A mini Ship Finder map that spins just like a compass to allow quick targeting.

View Finder - The map includes a blue view finder triangle for further accuracy.

Details Labels - Clear info including Ship name, MMSI, Speed, Distance from you and more.

Range Finder - Open this up to set the target range - reduce to 1 or 2 miles for busy areas.

Hi Viz or Normal Labels - Choose high contract or normal labels depending on light conditions.

Freeze Screen - Great if there is a lot going on and you don't want to read the info whilst holding the phone up! 

Universal App - Works for compatible iPhones (3GS and Later) and iPads (iPad 2 and later).


Ship Finder AR is supported by our ever expanding AIS network and works in locations across the world. 


Marine professionals, holidaymakers, yachtsmen and people living near the water will love the simple access to the detailed and accurate information in Ship Finder AR.

Here at pinkfroot we work hard to make Ship Finder AR an enjoyable experience however you use the app.

We hope that you enjoy both the Ship Finder apps and the website.