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Port information products launched

Shipping Guides Ltd has introduced FindaportCD and FindaportAPI, two new products designed to simplify access to port information.

These products are in addition to the company's Findaport.com service, an online port information resource launched in 2010.

The Findaport series of products combines information contained within the Guide to Tanker Ports, The Ships Atlas and port information publication Guide to Port Entry.

Information on over 9,000 ports, harbours, terminals and marine places around the world is available via the two new products, as well as over 5,000 port plans, over 1,000 port photos and over 2,500 reports of actual conditions experienced.

FindaportCD provides desktop access to port information where internet access is not available, and is re-issued every three months to registered subscribers. Users can also check for interim updates if a network connection is available.

Up to 26 different search criteria can be combined to enable subscribers to specify their preferred port requirements and generate lists of places meeting those requirements.

FindaportAPI is a software service which can be used to integrate port information from Findaport.com into other information systems or websites.

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