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News arrow 15.03.17 You need port data - here's why...

With ports, terminals and harbours playing a key role in the shipment of goods and commodities around the globe, access to the latest port information is essential for shipping companies when planning and executing a port call, and enabling safe and efficient access to marine facilities.
 
Critically, not every port has the same facilities available to visiting vessels. Different operating procedures and legal requirements, cargo equipment and berth size, makes each port unique, necessitating that the ship’s bridge team be suitably informed prior to arrival, in order to safely and efficiently visit a port. 
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News arrow 01.03.17 Meet us at the CMA's Shipping 2017

March 20 - 22 2017
Visit us on booth 49


If you or your colleagues are visiting the CMA this year, we would be delighted to see you.

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News arrow 11.01.17 Understanding tanker ports

Tanker vessels (including gas carriers, crude oil carriers, product tankers, chemical tankers) carry a range of liquid bulk cargoes including crude oil, petroleum products, liquefied gas, chemicals, vegetable oils, molasses, fresh water and wine.

As an essential part of the energy supply chain, tankers carrying hazardous cargoes such as LNG, LPG, refined oil products and crude are highly regulated due to the volatile nature of these cargoes, and their potential environmental impact. When loading and unloading these cargoes, vessels have specific requirements to ensure its safe and effective delivery. 
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News arrow 16.11.16 Out Now: Guide to Port Entry 2017/2018

The 2017/2018 Edition of Guide to Port Entry is now available to purchase

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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News arrow 16.03.16 Why do I need port information?

With ports, terminals and harbours playing a key role in the shipment of goods around the globe, access to the latest port information is essential in planning and executing a port call, and enabling safe and efficient access to marine facilities.

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News arrow 18.02.16 Meet us at CMA Shipping 2016

March 21 - 23 2016
Visit us on booth 49


If you or your colleagues are visiting the CMA this year, we would be delighted to see you.

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News arrow 12.02.16 2015 Prize Draw Winners

In an effort to thank our many contributors for assisting us with port information, each port update received from port authorities, agents and operators is entered into a free prize draw to win a copy of The Shipping World's Map.

We are pleased to announce the winners for 2015 below.


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News arrow 03.03.15 Critical Maintenance Required

Please be advised that Findaport.com will undergo critical maintenance on Saturday, 7 March at 22:00 CDT until Sunday, 8 March 22:00 CDT.

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News arrow 18.02.15 Hanseaticsoft features findaport.com port data

Cloud Fleet Manager produced by software provider Hanseaticsoft now features our port data.

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News arrow 13.02.15 Meet us at CMA Shipping 2015

Shipping 2015

March 23 - 25 2015Visit us on booth 49

If you or your colleagues are visiting the CMA this year, we would be delighted to see you.

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News arrow 02.01.15 Winner announced of our December 2014 free prize draw

Congratulations to Björn Boström, Port Managing Director for Ystad Port for winning the December 2014 prize draw!



Björn uupdated the port information for Ystad, Sweden, which sees updates to the following information categories:overview, location, charts, document, ISPS compliance, PFSO, max. size, density, pilotage, anchorages, pre-arrival information, VHF, VTS/Radar, tugs, berths, bulk cargo facilities, cargo handline facilities, cranes, stevedores, waste disposal, slops disposal, medical, fresh water, fuel, services, dry docks, repaires, surveyors, police/ambulance/fire, security/gangway, holidays, consuls, telephones, nearest airport, customs, shore leave, identification cards, seaman's clubs and authority.

A port plan has also been created.

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News arrow 02.12.14 FindaportCD:Tanker now available

FindaportCD:Tanker

Tailored to the day-to-day tanker information requirements of oil majors, FindaportCD:Tanker features tanker specific port information, mooring diagrams, berthing operations and cargo facilities.

  

 

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News arrow 02.12.14 Winner announced of our November 2014 free prize draw

Congratulations to Phil Benner, President of Haines for Juneau Port, for winning the November 2014 prize draw!



Phil updated the port information for Juneau, USA, which sees updates to the following information categories: max. size, passenger facilities, services and authority.

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News arrow 02.11.14 Winner announced of our October 2014 free prize draw

Congratulations to David Elliott, Harbour Master for Bay Bulls Port, for winning the October 2014 prize draw!



David updated the port information for Bay Bulls, Canada, which sees updates to the following information categories: overview, berths, passenger facilities, other facilities, repairs, police/ambulance/fire, time, consuls, telephones, nearest airport, connections and authority.

A port plan has also been created.

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News arrow 02.10.14 Winner announced of our September 2014 free prize draw

Congratulations to Jorge Pimenta Mauricio for winning the September 2014 prize draw!



Jorge updated the port information for Porto GrandeCape Verde Islands, which sees updates to the following information categories: overview, location, charts,  documents, ISPS compliance, max. size, pilotage, anchorages, pratique, pre-arrival information, VHF, tugs, berths, facilities (bulk, container, passenger, other, tanker), cranes, cargo handling facilities, stevedores, medical, fresh water, fuel, services, drydocks, repairs, surveyors, police/ambulance/fire, emergency response centre, security/gangway, holidays, consuls, telephones, nearest airport, connections, banks, customs, repatriation, developments and authority.

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