Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Impact Report

Executive Summary-Hurricane Harvey   There continues to be substantial progress in the Harvey recovery process. There is a sense of most things generally returning to ‘normal’ in all but the most seriously affected areas....


World of Ports Video Now Available

We can write a lot about how World of Ports can make the Marine Assurance task easier for you and how it can be of direct benefit to the tanker community, but sometimes it’s easier to show you. To help really showcase the benefi...


Use World of Ports on your Mobile Device

ISS World of Ports is now optimised for use on your mobile phone or tablet device without having to pinch and zoom around the main site. We appreciate that many of you will need to access the port information you need when away from your desk...


Your New ISS World of Ports

We are delighted to unveil our new website which will make it easier than ever before to get to the terminal and berth information you need. Built on the foundation of Inchcape Shipping Services' global presence, our new site brings you unparall...


New Port Maps Available

Eighteen new port maps are now available for subscribers providing full facility layout details, locating terminals, berths, and the surrounding port hinterland. Ports covered are  Mohammadia, Morocco San Francisc...



20/07/2018 Bouchard Oil Barge Explosion Hearing: Conflicting Testimony and Disputed Phone Calls

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge that claimed the lives of two people off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas on October 20, 2017. A live stream of the hearing can be found […]

20/07/2018 Death Toll from Duck Boat Accident Rises to Seventeen

By Brendan O’Brien and Andrew Hay – July 20 (Reuters) – Divers on Friday recovered the last of the bodies from the wreckage of a “duck boat” that sank on Thursday during a storm on a Missouri lake, counting among the 17 who died nine members of a single family. The World War Two-style amphibious vehicle […]

20/07/2018 Sembcorp Marine Swings to Q2 Loss, Says Outlook Gloomy

sembcorp marine yard  SINGAPORE, July 20 (Reuters) – Singaporean rig builder Sembcorp Marine Ltd swung into the red in the second quarter, and cautioned a trend of negative operating profit would continue in the near term as overall business volume remains low. It turned in a loss of S$55.6 million ($40.68 million) for the three months ended […]

20/07/2018 Second MBTA Ferry Demonstrates INCAT CROWTHER’S Mass Transit Credentials

Press Release – Incat Crowther – is pleased to announce the delivery of Glory, the second 27m Catamaran Ferry built by Gladding Hearn for MBTA of Boston, Massachusetts, following on from sister ship Champion. When Champion was launched late last year, she was the 500th Incat Crowther-designed vessel to enter service. Following an enormously productive […]

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