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2015 Prize Draw Winners

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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.


January - Congratulations to Aleksandra Bozanic, Administrative Officer for the port authority of Mali Losinj in Croatia, for winning the January 2015 prize draw.

February - Congratulations to Stefan Routhier, Deputy Harbour Master for Montreal Port Authority, for winning the February 2015 prize draw. Montreal, Canada sees updates to the following information categories: overview, location, port limits, max size, pre-arrival information, VHF, VTS/radar, tugs, berths, mooring, facilities (bulk, container, tanker), cranes, fuel, surveyors, police/ambulance/fire, security/gangway, weather/tides, nearest airport and seaman's clubs.

March - Congratulations to Anna Baskova, Operations and Logistics Manager at Rio Tinto, for winning the March 2015 prize draw. Anna updated the port information for Cape Cuvier, Australia, which sees updates to the following information categories: overview, max size, ISPS compliance, arrival, restrictions, pilotage, anchorages, VHF, tugs, berths, mooring, facilities (bulk), cargo operations, medical, services.

April - Congratulations to Mike Toogood, VTS Manager for the Gibraltar Port Authority, for winning the April 2015 prize draw. Gibraltar in Gibraltar, sees updates to the following information categories: overview, location, port limits, documents, max size, anchorages, pratique, pre-arrival information, VTS/radar, tugs, berths, mooring, facilities (bulk, container, passenger, other, tanker), pollution, chandlery and services.

May - Congratulations to Simon McEvoy, Yamba Port Harbour Master, for winning the May 2015 prize draw. Yamba, Australia, sees updates to the following information categories: overview, charts, PFSO, documents, max size, restrictions, pre-arrival information, pilotage, pratique, berths, dry dock, time, weather/tides and authority.

June - Congratulations to Giles V. Pereira, Mooring Operations Team Leader, for winning the June 2015 prize draw. Giles updated the port information for Malongo Terminal and Futilla Terminal in Angola, which see updates to the following information categories: overview, charts, documents, ISPS, approaches, anchorages, berths, tanker facilities and fuel.
 
July - Congratulations to Captain Primoz Bajec, Head of VTS and MRCC for the Port of Koper, Slovenia, for winning the July 2015 prize draw. Koper sees updates to the following information categories: documents, max size, approaches ISPS, approaches, pratique, pre-arrival information, VHF, VTS/radar, berths, tanker facilities, dry dock, consuls and developments.
 
August - Congratulations to Camille Barnaud, Service Capitainerie for the Port of Nantes, France for winning the August 2015 prize draw. Nantes sees updates to the following information categories: max size, restrictions, berths, facilities (bulk, container, LNG) and holidays. Photos have also been added.

September -  Congratulations to Luo Chengbin, Marine Superintendent for the Port of Mabianzhou, China, for winning the September 2015 prize draw. Mabianzhou sees updates to the following information categories: overview, ancorages, berths, tugs, VHF VTS/radar and tanker facilities.
 
October - Congratulations to Andrea Fortunato Citron, Comercial Coordinator for Santos Alemoa Terminal, Brazil, for winning the October 2015 prize draw. Santos Alemoa Terminal sees updates to the following information categories: documents, max. size, pilotage, anchorages, berths, tanker facilities, cargo oeprations, ballast, repairs, weather/tides, nearest airport and connections.

November - Congratulations to Aleksandrs Kohno, Senior Marine Advisor for Yetagun Marine Terminal, Myanmar, for winning the November 2015 prize draw. Yetagun Marine Terminal sees updates to the following information categories: location, documents, max. size, restrictions, approaches, pratique, berths and mooring.

December - Congratulations to Arne Rydahl, Port Assistant for Kalundborg, Denmark, for winning the December 2015 prize draw. Kalundborg sees updates to the following information categories: overview, pilotage, berths, container facilities, cranes, medical and seaman's clubs. A photo and plan have also been added.

Shipping Guides would like to thank all the contributors who have updated the port information in 2015.  Your kind assistance provides the maritime industry with a comprehensive port data-set for the effective and safe planning of a port visit.  In 2015 alone, 3411 ports were updated, an average of 284 ports per month. In addition, 208 port plans have been created and 72 new ports were added.

Each port update received is entered into a free prize draw, for which the prize is an A1 sized copy of The Shipping World's Map.  This map details over 1,500 global port locations with an indication of the cargoes they handle and also includes the latest MARPOL regulations and International Load Line Zones and Areas.
 
Thank you again to all our contributors.
 
 

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