OOCL said Monday it launched a new technology called Mobile Vessel Tracking that enables shippers to search and track any OOCL vessel using their mobile devices.
The technology displays vessel arrival and departure dates; times are displayed on the mobile screen.
Users can access vessel information by typing in the vessel code or name to search for the vessel. Optional fields include the voyage number and port.
OOCL said the new service can be accessed by all major mobile systems and smart phones, including but not limited to Windows Mobile, Blackberry, Symbian, iPhone and Android. Shippers can also access the service directly from http://m.oocl.com.
OOCL said it will continue to upgrade and add new features to the platform throughout 2010.
Vessel tracking by port will be available in the next phase of the release.
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