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02.04.20 Our Covid-19 Response

Shipping Guides are pleased to report that we are still trading and continue to supply port information for the maritime industry. Our priority is to protect everyone in the firm as far as we can and to continue providing services to our clients to the best of our ability. 

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21.01.20 Shipping Guides: New edition themed maps OUT NOW

New editions of the following themed maps are available now

MARPOL 73/78 Map

Emissions Regulations Map

Sensitive Sea Areas Map

Standard Time Zones Map

Maritime Piracy Map

Countries Map

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02.12.19 Happy Holidays

From us all here at Shipping Guides we wish you and your family a wonderful festive season and a happy and prosperous New Year

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01.12.19 Shipping Guides: New edition The Ships Atlas OUT NOW

Over 3 times more maps and double the port information content of any other maritime atlas

The Ships Atlas

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01.12.18 Require port information in hard copy format?

New edition Guide to Port Entry available now

The 2019/2020 edition of Guide to Port Entry features port information for over 17,900 global commercial ports and terminals, of which 108 are new to this edition. 

Used by global shipping companies and their fleets in performing port-related planning activities, Guide to Port Entry facilitates the identification of suitable ports for delivering cargo safely and efficiently across the globe. 

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09.10.18 New emissions map available

We not only publish port information, but also a range of maritime themed maps.

Shipping Guides are pleased to add a new Emissions Regulations map to our range of map services.  

 

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01.08.18 We are now on Facebook

Shipping Guides Limited are now on Facebook!

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01.06.18 New Shipping World's Map available

Shipping Guides are pleased to announce the new edition of The Shipping World's Map is now available to purchase.

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01.12.17 New edition The Ships Atlas out now

Shipping Guides are pleased to announce the new edition of The Ships Atlas is now available to purchase

Over 3 times more maps and double the port information content of any other maritime atlas

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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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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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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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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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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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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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