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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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19/02/2018 VIDEO: Here’s How SMIT Salvage Removed the Grounded TS Taipei in Taiwan

ts taipei groundingIn March 2016, Taiwan was faced with a major environmental disaster after the containership TS Taipei ran aground and split in two near New Taipei City in the northern part of the country, spilling oil that impacted a vast strech of coastline.  To prevent further damage to the environment, SMIT Salvage was hired to remove […]

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19/02/2018 Ship Crew Uses Boiling Water to Fend Off Pirate Attack in Philippines

mv kudos crew boiling waterSome quick thinking by the crew of a Philippine-flagged cargo ship helped fend off a pirate attack last Friday after they used boiling water as a weapon against the pirates. According to the Philippines Coast Guard, the MV Kudos was underway in the Celebes Sea about 5 miles south east of Sibago Island on February […]

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19/02/2018 Australia, U.S., India and Japan in Talks to Establish Alternative to China’s Belt and Road -Report

cargo shipSYDNEY, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior U.S. official. The unnamed official was […]

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19/02/2018 Violent Brawl Breaks Out Aboard Carnival Cruise Ship in Australia

A 3-day Australian cruise aboard a Carnival cruise ship turned into a trip from hell for some as an unruly group allegedly spent two days terrorizing other passengers on board, culminating in a violent brawl with ship security. Police in New South Wales say they are investigating the alleged fight aboard the Carnival Legend, which […]

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ISS Latest News

18/12/2017 New Marpol Scheme in Gibraltar from 1 January 2018

The Gibraltar Port Authorities has completed a comprehensive review of the Marpol Scheme...

12/12/2017 Holiday notice 'End/New year holiday' at Japan

Dear Madams and Sirs, Re: Holiday notice 'End/New year holiday' at Japan Pls kindly note...

30/11/2017 Cyclonic storm warning – Cochin Port

The Cochin Port Trust has issued a warning that strong winds and heavy rainfall are predicted...