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Day of the Seafarer 2013

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We would like to take this day as an opportuinity to not only thank all seafarers around the globe but to also thank some of our staff, who as ex-seafarers, play a vital role within the Shipping Guides team.

Thank you to our Editors Mark Barnes, Mark Stelfox and Mark Snell!

Guide to Port Entry 2013/2014 NOW AVAILABLE

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The 2013/2014 Edition of Guide to Port Entry is now available to purchase

Key Features:

  • Includes QR codes for access to updated information New Feature
  • Over 6,500 A4 pages - 3,500+ of port information
  • Over 4,800 plans and mooring diagrams, 283 of which are new 
  • Over 9,700 ports, terminals and places
  • 110 new entries
  • Nearly 3,000 terminals
  • Includes 2,700 Reports of Actual Conditions Experienced
  • 60% of updates received directly from port authorities
  • No advertising, no duplication

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

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We are pleased to offer members of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers a 10% discount on all of our products.

Press Release: FindaportCD highly commended at Digital Publishing Awards

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LogoShipping Guides have been highly commended for a major publishing industry award for work they undertook in bringing FindaportCD to market in January 2012.

Along with their development partners, Silicon Valley-based Cogniance, Shipping Guides were nominated, and highly commended, for the IT Development Team of the Year Award at the prestigious Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Digital Publishing Awards in the City of London.

Supporting Day of the Seafarer

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Shipping Guides supports Day of the Seafarer
25 June 2012

 "It came by sea and I can’t live without it!"

Maritime transport affects the lives of ordinary people every day and to emphasis this we at Shipping Guides wanted thank seafarers around the globe for delivering our favourite household items.


Press Release: ‘Voyager’ to incorporate specialist port information from Shipping Guides

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Thomas Gunn Navigation Services and Shipping Guides Ltd (SGL) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will allow the inclusion of port information in the navigational data management system, Voyager 4.
Voyager 4 provides the mariner with a personalised database of navigational data neatly displayed using an interactive map interface. This partnership now enables the mariner to further personalise this interface by overlaying it with port information.

Press Release: Finding a Port - Digitally

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Shipping Guides Ltd are please to present FindaportCD and FindaportAPI, two new products designed to simplify access to port information. These products contribute to the Findaport series which also includes Findaport.com, an online port information resource, released in 2010.

The Findaport series combines all of the extensive information contained within The Ships Atlas and the leading port information publication Guide to Port Entry, which make these digital products the most comprehensive available to the maritime industry.

Press Release: Guide to Tanker Ports incorporated

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Seamanship Library to incorporate Guide to Tanker Ports

Witherby Publishing Group and Shipping Guides Ltd are delighted to announce an agreement to produce an eBook of Shipping Guides’ ten volume publication ‘Guide to Tanker Ports’ (GTTP), available for purchase either as a module within the ‘Seamanship Library’ or as a standalone eBook.
‘GTTP’ is the definitive tanker port reference manual specifically designed to meet the port information needs for tanker Masters and owners/operators.

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