Guide to Port Entry Four Volume Set (eBook Version), 2020 Edition

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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 17,900 global commercial ports and terminals.

ake 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.

Over 22,600 port service providers are also given, together with their contact details, 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 5,932 are available.

Key Features:

Over 17,900 commercial ports and terminals in over 190 countries, all reviewed and revised since the last edition

108 new ports and terminals are included

83 port information headings

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

5,932 port plans and mooring diagrams, designed and reviewed by our in-house cartographers

Over 22,614 port service providers

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

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

No advertising

No duplication

For the hardcopy version of this publication, click here


  • Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed port information laid out in logical sequence across 83 headings. For a full list of our headings, please click here.

  • All featured data is the result of constant research and attention to detail, with worldwide authentication through the key port authorities and agents.

  • ACE Reports. Many port entries benefit from Reports of Actual Conditions Experienced which are supplied by shipmasters, officers and others at the front end of the maritime industry. This invaluable information provides a unique insight into the facilities and conditions at the port encountered by fellow seafarers.

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:

Country Plans: showing the location of ports

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

Berth Locations: berth numbers and locations

Berthing Diagrams: individual berth and mooring arrangements

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

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


Title: Guide to Port Entry 2020 (eBook)
Number of Volumes: 4
Number of Pages: 6492
Product Code: SG1012EA
Published Date: January 2020
Author: Shipping Guides