Real-time discharge and load confirmation
Smartphone on quay
EDI/XML instructions and confirmations passed between shipping line and stevedore handhelds
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Smartphone Container Discharge and Load Confirmations Tally

  • Android smartphone
  • online with WiFi or 3G; offline with 'sync'
  • Real-time discharge, load or shift confirmation
  • Misstow, shortship and overland handling
  • Planned and remaining handlings dashboard
  • Graphical bayplan & stowage plan
  • Real-time validations
  • Wise input dynamic keyboard
  • Stevedore local language

  • Shipping line EDI receive and send
  • Receive bayplan and discharge instruction BAPLIE
  • Receive load instruction COPRAR
  • Receive stowage plan MOVINS
  • Send move confirmation COARRI
  • Real-time status dashboard through vessel port call
  • Productivity performance measurements
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for stevedores, port operators, tallymen, shipping lines or shipping line agents



What, if no internet on quay side?

Once the Crane Executor operator transfer the bayplan and loading list to the handheld in his office, the stevedore tallyman confirm moves on the tablet at the quay side. The confirmed moves are sync'ed to the cloud app server when back in the office WiFi, or using 3G or port WiFi.

How about changes to the load list during operations?

If changes to the load list are received from the shipping line/ shipping line agent as new COPRAR EDI messages during the vessel port call, the changes from the original load list are updated to the tablets as soon as each tablet sync with the cloud app, or load list exceptions can be typed directly from the tablets.

Why is departure bayplan quality improved?

The data quality improves as the tablets immediately validate input and give warnings and alerts to the stevedore in case of illogical or  inconsistent confirmation or sequences. Furthermore the Crane Executor tablet support that the tallyman log discrepancies noted in the bayplan and load list during the operations.

How does shipping line get the departure bayplan?

Upon handling completion all updates from individual tablets are sync'ed  to the Sea Side Crane Executor cloud, and the departure bayplan (BAPLIE) is transferred as an electronically bayplan (BAPLIE) to the shipping line, and/or handed to the vessel master prior to departure.

What does it cost?

No upfront license costs.

Only pay a (low) monthly subscription fee depending on the amount of features required, and (low) usage fees depending on number of vessel port calls and number of moves handled. All prices include support, hosting, handheld app software, maintenance and occasional feature upgrades.

Any other costs?

If an on-site visit is requested to train your tallymen and facilitate the new real-time move confirmation process, you are charged travelling costs and consulting fees for the two-man implementation team.

Do I pay for support?

Next day response e-mail support is included in the monthly subscription fees.

When is the system available after sign-up?

After you sign-up, an invoice will be emailed to you including 3 months subscription fee. Upon receipt of your payment access to the system is provided.

How about server and hosting costs?

No servers, server software or IT staff are required; all cloud server costs are included in the monthly subscription fees.

Costs for improved features?

Your ideas for improved features are welcomed! Improved features are included in new versions automatically deployed regularly -no additional fees.

Assistance for setting up EDI interfaces with the shipping lines?

Support for setting up EDI links with shipping lines is part of the free support.


Qualquer celular ou tablet com as seguintes especificações mínimas:

  •  Sistema operacional: Android 5.1
  • Resolução da tela: 480 x 800, 4″
  • Memória: 1 GB de RAM
  • Sensor GPS: Obrigatório
  • Câmera: Recomendado com autofoco

Atenção ao brilho da tela, deve ser adequado para trabalhos sob luz solar forte. Você também pode considerar bateria para suportar 24 horas de trabalho contínuo.

Real-time stakeholders vessel port call status dashboard

Quick Questions to check if Crane Executor works for you.



Can I add photos to the smartphone recordings?

Yes. Embedded photo capability is built-in to the app. Photos are sync-ed to cloud and included in reports, and photo links are included in Excel extracts.

Can I place visual marks on photos?

Yes, drawing on top of photo is available after photo is taken and before it is saved.

Sometimes it's useful to add verbal comments.

You can type verbal comments, or you can use standard Android speech-to-text conversion instead of typing.

Something smarter than typing license plate, shipment IDs available?

App comes with a build-in OCR scanner. App can scan and capture any text.

How do I get the app on my smartphone(s)?

Download from Google Play and click "install".

When can I start?

Once you sign-up and settle first invoice you can start right away. Sign up today, start tomorrow. Seriously!

Who has access to my data?

All your data belongs to you and is not accessed by any other party. Reports and extracts are shared only with stakeholders you select.

How does smartphone connect to the server?

Through a simple internet connection (data packet or wifi).

Can smartphone be setup to only run this business app?

Android devices can be switched to "kiosk mode" so only specific applications can run, and users do not have access to other apps on the smartphone, such as calls, social media and browsers.

How many cloud logins does the sign-up support?

As many as you like. You create yourself, or ask support to create for you.

What are the software license fees?

Nil, no license fees. You only pay a monthly subscription fee per site or vessel depending on features enabled, and fees for business transactions.

How many smartphones does the sign-up cover?

Unlimited. You create new smartphone pair codes yourself, or ask support for assistance.

Do I pay for support?

Email support (in English) is included in the monthly fees. Regular upgrade of features is also included.

Any additional software or hosting costs?

No server or software is required. The smartphone app is already bundled with a running hosting service. No additional costs.

Can I request improvements or customizations?

Your ideas for improvements are welcome! We will assess, if the ideas are relevant for other users, and can be implemented in future versions.

For how long do I have to commit?

You settle costs 3 months ahead at all times, and you can cancel anytime. When prepaid payments expire access to the app is removed.

How are smartphone connecting to the cloud?

By 3G (sim card) or nearby wifi, or a hotspot.

What if Internet is unavailable?

Continue working on smartphone. As soon as internet again available, all recorded data is sync'ed to cloud with original timestamps.

Can recordings be adjusted in the cloud before sharing with stakeholders?


Original recordings, including timestamp and GPS location tag recorded onsite cannot be tampered with after initial recording.

For how long is data available in the cloud?

All loggings are kept for 3 months. A 3-years archieve feature is available upon request.

What are the technical requirements to Android smartphone or tablet?

A phone or tablet with the following specifications -or higher- is fine:

  • Operating system: Android 5.1
  • Screen resolution and size: 480 x 800, 4″
  • Memory: minimum 1 GB, recommended 2 GB of RAM
  • GPS sensor: required
  • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

Screen brightness should be suitable for work under strong sunlight.

What about battery?

Apps are by optimized for low battery use. You can let each new labour-shift carry a new fully charged device (Android smartphones are inexpensive), or provide external battery/ power bank to ensure continuous onsite work.

What are supported barcode standards?

  • EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code-39, Code-93, Code-128, ITF, Codabar
  • QR Code, Data Matrix, PDF-417, AZTEC

Browser support

Cloud apps run in all modern desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers including MS Edge, Firefox, Chrome, browsers based on Chrome engine (Opera, Yandex, Vivaldi), and Safari.

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