Shore Categories

The information about Shore procedures are categorised under a number of headings. Details of the types of information included within the structured categories is available below.


  • Availability and ATM access


  • Access to the port or facility; major road and rail links; whether there are rail links to the berths


  • Names, contact details and represented countries of Consuls at the port


  • Contact details for Customs
  • Quantity of dutiable goods e.g. tobacco, wine or spirits, permitted for each crew member to be held out of bond

Nearest Airport

  • Distance from and name of nearest airport
  • Whether airport is international or domestic


  • Whether arrangements exist for placing telephones on board
  • Whether there are public pay telephones ashore, near to the vessels berth
  • Whether there is mobile telephone coverage, and frequency if known