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Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications with the world’s most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network. When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to enhance operational efficiency, promote crew welfare and maximise safety at sea.
DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
The Standard is a leading International P&I Club providing liability insurance to around 10% of the world shipping. Managed by Charles Taylor, we ‘set the standard’ by protecting, serving and innovating for our members.
Quality through partnership
Committed to safety of life at sea but with no compromise on our standards
One stop shop for national and international statutory requirements
Expert advice available 24/7
Building a better maritime business with owners and operators
Founded in 2007, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has brought about a radical change in the local maritime sector through an extensive range of industry initiatives and regulations which support its ambitious approach to creating a safe investment environment for industry leaders from all over the world.
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Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is an international law firm and one of the world’s leading specialists in shipping, maritime transportation, insurance, reinsurance and trade. Our shipping lawyers provide a comprehensive service to the global maritime business community and have a sound understanding of how the market works across dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management,and transactional/regulatory work.
The Baltic Exchange is the world’s only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts. Its international community of over 600 Member companies encompasses the majority of world shipping interests and commits to a code of business conduct overseen by the Baltic Exchange.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry. At LR, we’re shaping the future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our clients every day.
Norton Rose Fulbright is one of the few global legal practices able to provide all the services needed by today’s sophisticated shipping companies. Shipping has been at our core throughout our 200-year history. We are one of the world’s leading transport practices.
ABS is at the forefront of marine and offshore energy innovation. In a constantly evolving industry, ABS assists owners and operators with tackling the most pressing technical, operational and regulatory challenges so the marine and offshore industries can operate with greater levels of safety, security and responsibility.
Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) encourages direct investment and helps companies start up, re-locate or grow in our premier jurisdiction. An independent, public-private unit, we connect you to industry professionals, regulatory officials, and key contacts in the Bermuda government to facilitate ship/yacht registration and domicile decisions.
Braemar Shipping Services PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is an international provider of shipbroking, technical and logistics services to the shipping and oil and gas industries. Braemar’s staff of 1,000 – shipbrokers, surveyors, engineers and logistics experts – are employed in a global network of 70 offices.
Gibraltar, recognised as a Maritime Centre of Excellence, with its unique location at the crossroads of Mediterranean and Atlantic shipping lanes, offers a vital link between all shipping stakeholders in order to deliver the best possible service to visiting ships, in a safe and efficient operating environment. Visit www.gibraltarport.com and www.gibraltarship.com
Moore Stephens LLP is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading shipping accountant and adviser. In their long association with the shipping industry, Moore Stephens LLP has accumulated an unparalleled depth of knowledge and breadth of worldwide experience. That knowledge is demonstrated by the fact that the net book value of vessels audited by Moore Stephens LLP alone is over US$20 billion.
The Shipowners’ Club has been protecting operators of small and specialist vessels for over 160 years. As market leaders we insure over 32,000 vessels, entered through a global distribution network of some 600 brokers. We offer peace of mind to vessel owners, operators and managers through our Protection & Indemnity (P&I) cover and various associated insurances that cover key seafaring industries.
International law firm Watson Farley & Williams is the world’s leading legal advisor in the maritime industry. With more than 150 dedicated maritime legal practitioners in 14 offices across 11 countries, our sector specialists have the legal expertise and industry know-how to advise our clients throughout the maritime sector.
ABP is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. ABP and its customers handle around 92 million tonnes of cargo annually. Together with our customers, we support 84,000 jobs and contribute £5.6 billion to the UK economy every year.
AP-Networks has long been the preeminent global benchmarking and assessment firm for capital projects and asset-intensive shutdowns, turnarounds, overhauls, and refurbishments in the energy and petrochemical industries. In the process, we’ve assembled the most comprehensive practice and outcome databases in Industry.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is an integrated maritime solutions leader, with more than 130 years of experience in the shipping industry. Managing a fleet of over 600 vessels, our 20,000 employees enable the delivery of safe, reliable and efficient ship management services through a network of 10 ship management, 23 crew service and five wholly-owned maritime training centres across the world.
GLOBAL PR & COMMUNICATIONS EXPERTS
With our specialist communications expertise, industry knowledge and contact networks, BLUE is the leading global PR and communications consultancy for the shipping, marine, energy and offshore industries.
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
Essex Court Chambers is a leading set of barristers’ chambers, specialising in commercial and financial litigation, arbitration, public law and public international law.
Many of the most recognisable names in shipping litigation and arbitration practised at Essex Court Chambers before accepting judicial appointments, and the current members continue to be regarded as leaders in the shipping field.
The barristers at Essex Court Chambers advise and act in disputes both in the UK and worldwide.
Founded in 1999 Faststream Recruitment Group has grown to become the global market leader in Maritime recruitment with businesses in Europe (UK), Asia (Singapore) and North America (Houston).
Gray Page is a specialist maritime consulting group, with offices in the UK, Singapore and USA. Often working in sensitive, complex circumstances, we assist our clients by investigating cargo theft, losses, damage, fraud and piracy; locating assets, vessels and witnesses. We also help clients prepare for, respond to and recover from crisis events.
Hill Dickinson work with clients across the entire breadth of the marine sector. From leading shipowners, cruise and ferry operators, charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, and port and terminal operators, to underwriters and traders, salvors, and the cargo, logistics and warehousing industries. From shippers, traders, commodities end-users and trade associations such as GAFTA and the RSA, to specialist yacht finance houses and banks, owners and borrowers.
Infospectrum provides expert analysis and business intelligence in the arenas of ocean freight and commodities. Both industries suffer major challenges with regard to establishing beneficial ownership, financial strength and market performance. Our products, which range from concise counterparty risk appraisal reports to in-depth due diligence and consultancy, are designed to help our clients assess potential partners and make timely, well-informed credit and commercial decisions.
The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) is the Irish government agency which provides support to national and international maritime businesses in Ireland. The IMDO provides government and industry with a range of information and reporting across the sector and works with international businesses to help them set-up or expand in Ireland. The IMDO is also Ireland’s designated Shortsea Shipping Agency and provides independent advice and guidance on EU funding initiatives.
The Isle of Man Maritime Group are an entrepreneurial group of Isle of Man based organisations with interests in the maritime sector who have come together to showcase the Isle of Man as a leading international maritime centre of excellence.
KVH Industries, Videotel, and KVH Media Group deliver award-winning maritime satellite communications via mini-VSAT Broadband, the No. 1 maritime VSAT network; comprehensive e-learning and training solutions; and licensed news and entertainment content for fleets and crews worldwide.
Nautilus International is a trade union and professional organisation representing more than 22,000 maritime professionals in the UK, Netherlands and Switzerland.Our mission is to be an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation, committed to delivering high quality, cost effective services to members and other maritime professionals.
Orka is a Research & Development company that creates and provides training technologies including online learning management systems, computer based training solutions, serious games, virtual reality simulations, augmented reality based modules and mixed reality systems for Maritime Industry.
Reed Smith is a leading international law firm with offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More than 100 maritime lawyers make up our Shipping Practice, spread across offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, London, Piraeus/Athens, Paris, Dubai/Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong and Singapore.
A multi-university and cross-industry consortium looking at the future of shipping in a carbon constrained world
Spinnaker Global are specialists in shipping, logistics and renewable energy recruitment, executive search and HR consulting.
The Swedish Club was founded in 1872 and is today a leading mutual insurance company, owned and controlled by its members. The Club writes Protection & Indemnity (P&I), Freight Demurrage & Defence (FD&D), Hull & Machinery (H&M), and Hull Interests, Loss of Hire, War Risks and any additional insurance required by shipowners or charterers. It also writes Loss of Hire for Mobile Offshore Units and FPSOs.
Protecting shipowners and charterers worldwide.
One of the world’s leading mutual insurers of third party liabilities for ocean-going merchant ships. Insuring over 235 million tons of merchant ships from 50 countries and supporting claims in 350 ports worldwide, the UK P&I Club sets the standard for insurance and claims handling for shipowners and charterers worldwide.