Guide to Port Entry 2017-18 (eBook)

Published Date

November 2016

Guide to Port Entry 2017-18 (eBook)

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The most accurate and comprehensive port information resource, Guide to Port Entry, assists you and your crew in planning port calls to over 11,400 global commercial ports and terminals.

Make seamless port calls a reality and be safe in the knowledge that your crew have a complete port overview with over 83 port information sections at their disposal, including, pre-arrival information, details of the documentation required by the port, maximum size of vessel permissible and cargo facilities, as well as Reports of Actual Conditions Experienced by other seafarers visiting that port.

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Over 23,700 port service providers, together with their contact details, are also given for quick access to the facilities you need.  Plus, when using our port information guide in conjunction with navigational information, you will have a clear understanding of the location of the facilities available by using our port plans, of which over 5,000 are available.

Key Features:

  • Over 11,400 commercial ports and terminals in over 190 counties, all reviewed and revised since the last edition

  • 109 new ports and terminals are included

  • 83 port information headings

  • Unique QR codes for each port entry providing access to updated port information via

  • 5,049 port plans and mooring diagrams, designed and reviewed by our in-house cartographers

  • Over 23,700 port service providers

  • Over 1,700 Reports of Actual Conditions Experienced provided by fellow seafarers following port visits

  • 2,979 cross references ensuring no duplicated information is listed

  • All data is sourced directly from port authorities, agents or operators



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Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed port information laid out in logical sequence across 70 headings including:

  • Pre-arrival

  • Arrival

  • Communications

  • Berthing Operations

  • Cargo

  • Pollution

  • Facilities

  • Security

  • Local Information

  • Shore

  • Crew

  • General

Volumes 3 and 4 provide usable and detailed port plans and mooring diagrams, invaluable to shipmasters approaching unfamiliar ports and berths.

Plans are available in six categories for easy reference:

  1. Country Plans: showing the location of ports

  2. Port Location: location of, and approaches to, ports, harbours and terminals

  3. Berth Locations: berth numbers and locations

  4. Berthing Diagrams: individual berth and mooring arrangements

  5. Berth Equipment: including cranes, manifolds, chiksans, fire-fighting equipment, fendering and much more

  6. Shipmasters' Plans: drawings/plans as supplied by shipmasters, officers, superintendents and other authoritative sources

Please be advised that all plans are displayed in Greyscale in Guide to Port Entry.

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Title: Guide to Port Entry 2017-18 (eBook)
Number of Volumes: 4
Edition: 24th
Number of Pages: 6492
Product Code: SG1010EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-9998807-0-5 (9781999880705), ISBN 10: 1-9998807-0-6 (1999880706)
Published Date: November 2016
Author: Shipping Guides

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