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Sea-web Mobile Help


The ultimate take-anywhere ship reference tool


Sea-web Mobile is the mobile device version of Sea-web for iPhone, iPadand Blackberry and is currently free to all subscribers of Sea-web.com. Its purpose is to allow access to the key functionalities of Sea-web.com to subscribers without access to a traditional desktop or laptop pc. Not all functions and information in Sea-web.com are available in the mobile version but what is unchanged is IHS Maritime's unrivalled fleet coverage and data quality - now packaged in an intuitive, designed-for-mobile user interface.

Subscribers should use their regular username and password to authenticate to the service.

Once logged in, you can access information in two ways.

Search by Ship Name:
To search for ships by ship name, type the name or first part of the name into the ship name search box. If there is more than one matching record you will be presented with a list from which to make your choice. This list presents some key data attributes of the ships to help you identify the correct record. Swipe up or down to move through the list of results and tap the record you are interested in. You will now see the overview of the ship followed by sections of key information, registration, ownership, dimensions, tonnages, construction and machinery. Finally there is a timeline of key events for the ships, identifying major events such as flag changes, detentions and casualties.

Search by LR/IMO Ship number:
To search for a ship by LR/IMO Ship number, tap the LR/IMO Ship No box and type in the full seven character identifier and tap search. You will now see the overview of the ship followed by sections of key information, registration, ownership, dimensions, tonnages, construction and machinery. Finally there is a timeline of key events for the ships, identifying major events such as flag changes, detentions and casualties.

To return to the search screen at any time touch the search icon.

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Supported devices include:

  • iPhone 3G or higher
  • All versions of iPad
  • Blackberry 5.0 or higher


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