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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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20/09/2017 European-Built LNG Bunker Vessel Conducts First Ship-to-Ship Fuel Transfer

ship-to-ship lng bunkeringThe first European-built LNG bunkering vessel has conducted its first ship-to-ship transfer of LNG bunker fuel. The operation took place in international waters in the Northern Kattegat between Frederikshavn, Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden. Skangas took the delivery of the 5,800 cbm MV Coralius earlier this month from the Royal Bodewes shipyard in Eemshaven, Netherlands. The […]

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20/09/2017 Oil Tanker Grounds on Scheldt River After Run-In with Bulk Carrier

A 188-meter oil tanker ran aground on the Western Scheldt while departing the Port of Antwerp on Wednesday following a close encounter with a bulk carrier, according to reports. The Port of Antwerp posted pictures showing the German-flagged MT Seatrout aground at low tide near Bath, Netherlands. After closing the port to vessels less than […]

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20/09/2017 Well-Preserved Wreck of WWI U-Boat Likely Holds Bodies of 23 Crew Members

BRUSSELS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast. The use of submarines, often referred to as U-boats, in World War One to disrupt British trade routes in the English Channel and […]

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20/09/2017 A.P. Moller – Maersk Sells Tanker Unit to Maersk Family Fund for $1.17 Billion

maersk tankersDanish conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk Group) has signed a deal to sell its Maersk Tankers unit to a subsidiary of A.P. Moller Holding for $1.17 billion in cash. A.P. Moller Holding, the controlling shareholder of Maersk Group, is a wholly-owned fund established by the founder of A.P. Moller-Maersk. It will take ownership of […]

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ISS Latest News

14/09/2017 ISS-PRISCO Ltd. extend agency services to key oil terminals in the Baltic Sea

In order to meet our customer requirements, ISS-PRISCO Ltd. has expanded its coverage to the...

13/09/2017 Ports begin to open following Hurricane Irma

Irma has finally dissipated to levels where it should no longer overwhelm available drainage...

11/09/2017 The impact of Hurricane Irma - latest update

As of 20:00 EDT on Sunday 10 September, Irma had passed over the Florida Keys as a Category 4...

08/09/2017 Hurricane Irma - Port Update

As of 14:00 EDT yesterday (7 September), Irma was 65 miles north-northeast of Puerto Plata,...