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“I am really impressed with the fact that you can click '.kml' files in port plans and it opens up Google earth and overlays your port plan over the top. Impressive stuff.”

Chris Baker MICS, Industry Analyst

Detailed Port Information Pages 

Our information is researched and updated daily by our team of editors using only authenticated sources such as port authorities, agents and operators. Therefore you can be safe in the knowledge that with you are accessing the most up-to-date information available to us.

Laid out in logical sequence, you can find information for the following categories:

  • Pre-Arrival - Overview, Location, Charts, Limits, Documents, Certificates, ISPS Compliance, Max. Size, Density and Restrictions
  • Arrival - Approach, Pilots, DS Pilots and Anchorages
  • Communications - Pratique, Pre-Arrival, VHF and VTS/Radar
  • Berthing Ops - Tugs, Berths, Mooring
  • Cargo - Bulk, Containers, Cruise, Other, Tankers, LPG/LGN, Hoses, Cargo Operations, Cranes, Cargo Handling and Stevedores
  • Pollution - Ballast, Pollution, Waste and Slops
  • Facilities - Medical, Water, Fuel, Chandler, Stores, Services, Dry dock, Repairs, Surveyors and Safety Remove
  • Security - Police etc., Piracy, Stowaways, Regs and Notices
  • Local Info - Time, Holidays, Weather
  • Shore - Delays, Consuls, Telephones, Airport, Connections, Banks, Customs
  • Crew - Shore Leave, Repatriation, ID Cards, Missions
  • Misc. - General, Developments, Authority

If you can't find the port you are looking for, send us a port listing request and our editorial team will immediately research the port for you and keep you up to date with the progress they are making.

5,500 port plans, terminal diagrams and photos are also available to provide more detail on the ports you visit. These plans can also be overlaid on both Google maps and Google earth.

Another benefit includes the access to invaluable ACE (Actual Conditions Experienced) reports, which have been sent to us directly from shipmasters, officers and others at the front end of the maritime industry and provide a unique insight into the facilities and conditions encountered by fellow seafarers following a port visit.

Contact us using the Port Errata button to notify us if you can't find the information you are looking for, or use the ACE Report button to submit a report of your experiences following a port visit. All information provided to us is strictly confidential but provides vital additional information for your fellow seafarers.

Further features include the current weather conditions at the port and buttons to add the port to your favourites, to report a mistake, to request a port currently unavailable, to submit an ACE Report and finally to print the detailed information.