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12th Ballast Water Management Summit

Date: 16th September 2015 - 17th September 2015 Location: Singapore

Ballast Water Management has taken a forefront position on the agenda of many ship owners & operators as more and more states continue to ratify the IMO Ballast Water Convention. The 12th Ballast Water Management Summit will provide you with an overview from key regulators and classification societies, case studies of ship owners’ operational experiences and their implementation experiences through the process of selection and integration of ballast water systems. This year, there will be greater comparison between different technologies to give a better overview of available systems and expert guidance on your selection process.


16th September 2015
17th September 2015
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Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
317 Outram Road 169075 Singapore

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+65 6733 0188
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DHI Ballast Water Centre – Tuesday 15th September 2015

Ballast water test facility in Singapore mimics real ballast tanks found on ships in order to minimise the potential gap between land-based and shipboard testing. It is the first of its kind in a tropical climate, with the capacity to conduct tests throughout the year under highly challenging conditions. Our facility consists of a 550 m3 source tank and two retention tanks, each with a volume of 250 m3.  We can provide flow rates from 200 – 500 m3/h. The environmental laboratory is accredited per ISO 17025 standards.

The DHI Ballast Water Centre in Singapore is recognised by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as an Independent Laboratory subcontracted to DNV GL. With the recognition, we can independently evaluate the performance of ballast water management systems (BWMS) for type approval, in compliance with International Maritime Organization (IMO) and USCG standards.

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Photo: DHI Ballast Water Centre in Singapore. © DHI

14:00 – Depart Holiday Inn Atrium

14:30 – Arrive at DHI Singapore main office at CleanTech One

14:45 – Short Presentations:

  • Ballast Water Testing facility in Singapore by Umid Man Joshi, Project Manager, Ballast Water Technology and Innovation Centre, DHI Singapore
  • Analysis of Ballast Water Samples and support to shipping industry by Dr. Guillaume DRILLET, Head of Section, Ecological Processes and Aquaculture, Ballast Water Technology and Innovation Centre, DHI Singapore

15:00 – Tour of the analytical laboratory where Ballast water samples are analysed including technical explanations

15:15 – Refreshments (tea/coffee/soft drinks/biscuits/cakes/sandwiches)

15:30 – Depart  DHI main office to DHI Ballast Water Centre

16:15 – Arrive at DHI Ballast Water Centre

16:30 – Tour of the facilities including technical explanations

17:30 – Depart DHI Ballast Water Centre

18:00 – Arrive at Holiday Inn Atrium

Site visit is now on a waiting list. There is no extra charge to sign up, but spaces on the list are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please indicate your interest in the site visit upon conference registration.

  • Understanding the US Ballast Water Regulations & Requirements
  • What are the Next Practical Steps Once Ratification Takes Place?
  • Essential Technical Considerations for Successful Ballast Water Management
  • Retrofit Financing
  • Ballast Water Treatment System Selection Process
  • Training for Ballast Water Management Systems
  • Installation Experiences of Ballast Water Treatment Systems
  • Understanding Shipowners’ Progress in Ballast Water Management
  • Examining Operational Changes Caused by Total Ballast Water Management
  • Addressing Retrofit & Operational Challenges of Ballast Water Systems
  • Understanding Sampling & Enforcement Measures for Port State Control & Inspections
  • Bodh Nath Prasad, Executive Director, IS Container
  • Afzal Machingal, Manager- Regulatory & Innovation, AET Shipmanagement
  • Abdul Rasheed Kareem, Managing Director, HSM Ship Management
  • Prabhat Nigam, Group Training Manager, ASP Ship Management
  • Venkatarayalu Kumar, Fleet Manager, Wilhelmsen Ship Management
  • Suresh Thomas, Senior Technical Superintendent, OSM Shipmanagement
  • Seeba Ann Mathews, Senior Consultant, Deputy Head Of Section, DNV GL
  • Jack Brabban, Marine Consultant, Brookes Bell
  • Kapil Berry, Senior Manager, Maintenance & Projects Deptt., BW Fleet Management Pte Ltd
  • Sanjeev Soni, Director, Institute Of Maritime Education & Training, Australia & Singapore
  • David Birwadkar, Vice President – Fleet Management, The Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd
  • Richard Burt, Sales & Marketing Director, Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd
  • Thomas Bayer, Sales Director, De Nora Water Technologies
  • Olav Tore Breilid, Senior Vice President – Lending, Eksportkreditt Norge AS
  • Senior Representative, DHI Water & Environment (S) Pte Ltd
  • Senior Representative, Ecochlor

ACI events attract a targeted group of senior level executives and decision-makers from industry. Our meetings are strictly end-user focussed. Only a select group of companies are invited to sponsor the event – to ensure the emphasis is on the industry participants, and making sure our delegates have a valuable and positive experience. Delegates will be drawn from exclusive stakeholders and will include: Technical Directors/Managers, Head of QHSE, Engineers, Technical Superintendents of ship owners/managers, Port & Harbour authorities, IMO executives, Ballast water manufacturers, Naval architects, Flag State Authorities, Classification societies, Ministers of Shipping and Defence

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De Nora, a private multinational company with global headquarters in Italy, provides its customers with safe, innovative and sustainable energy saving technologies on worldwide basis.

De Nora Water Technologies represents more than 50 years’ experience of water treatment applications through brands such as Capital Controls®, TETRA®, ClorTec® and BALPURE®, combined with the product development and electrolytic disinfection expertise of a true global leader. The company’s products, systems and technologies, boosted by continuous investments in R&D, are used across multiple industries and applications including the municipal water and wastewater, oil and gas, power generation and marine sectors.

The Type-Approved and patented BALPURE ballast water treatment system is a simple, reliable and flexible electrolytic disinfection treatment solution to meet the most stringent ballast water discharge requirements. Using a slip stream approach, the BALPURE system can be remotely mounted away from the ballast lines and split into small sub‑assemblies to minimize other equipment relocation and additional engineering/ship re-designs

  • Suitable and IMO Type Approved for all water conditions (seawater, brackish and fresh water)
  • Available for ballast water flow rates from 400 to 12,500m3/h with one unit
  • Reliable and flexible solution for both retrofits and new builds
  • Applied for USCG Type Approval

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Chelsea Technologies Group has over 50 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of a range of sensors and systems for the marine, environmental, defence, homeland security, industrial process control and life science markets. Using our experience developing tools for monitoring in the marine environment, and our knowledge of phytoplankton photosynthesis, we have developed FastBallast, a sensor for monitoring the compliance of discharged ballast water against the IMO D2 and USCG discharge standards (10-50µm range). The monitor is based on our established Fast Repetition Rate technology which we have sold to the marine science community for over 20 years. FastBallast is configured both as a portable system and as an online process control monitor for integration within Ballast Water Treatment Systems. FastBallast can measure phytoplankton at very low concentrations and so is able to derive compliance levels at the IMO D2 and USCG discharge standards (10-50µm range).



NK has been recognized as a world-leading specialist manufacturer and system engineer for ballast water treatment system, fire fighting system and pressure vessel, earning a valued reputation in compliance with ever-increasing customer demands.


Elite Marine


Elite Marine Equipment & Engineering Inc.( Nantong-China) is known all over the world as an innovative ,dedicated and reliable repair & manufacturing company for marine boilers and heat exchangers since Aug 2005. Our success is based upon high quality products, broad experience, competitive pricing and long term relationship with our customers.

Elite Marine Ballast Water Treatment System Corp. is an innovative, committed, high-tech enterprise specialized in ballast water treatment

since Sept 2010. Elite marine R&D team consists of several local and foreign marine chief engineers & Captains, researchers and enviromental engineers.

Elite Marine’s commitment for safe & clean seas remains with our prompt, professional & cost effective technical assistance at all times.

Our service network, besides China also includes Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Greece, India and our group facilities in other countries.

We have increased services with our professional teams & own/affiliated workshop facilities to include the following:

– Fabrication/repair of heat exchangers, air/oil/water coolers, condensers, evaporators, etc. (both tube     and plate type)

– Boiler repairs (aux & exhaust boilers)

– Shipyard representation & drydock repairs in China.

– Ship repairs (deck & machinery repairs, steel works, etc)

– repair/o’haul works of Main/aux engines, aux machinery, pipework, hydraulic equipment, etc.

– air condition & refrigeration systems.

– Repair / Modification / New installation of Electrical and Automation works

– Shipboard repairs by riding teams (afloat & drydock repairs)

– Manufacture/supply of marine equipment (fresh water genr, incinerator, sewage treatment plant,  oily water seperator, calorifier, etc).




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Trojan Marinex is focused solely on the marine industry and providing ballast water treatment (BWT). Having direct access to nearly 40 years of industry-defining water treatment expertise, in combination with steadfast backing (we are part of the Trojan Technologies group of businesses), has enabled us to create a suite of BWT systems unlike any other. Trojan Marinex BWT systems are purpose-built for the marine environment, and provide filtration + UV in a single, compact unit. Our product suite includes a full range of systems that are able to treat any flow rate throughout all water qualities.

Trojan Marinex BWT system testing was conducted under the supervision of DNV – a certified Independent Lab (IL) by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Testing was conducted in accordance with United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Ballast Water Protocol. The ETV protocol is a key testing requirement for systems to obtain USCG Type Approval. The system is tested and approved to one of the lowest UV transmittance values in the industry, under full flow conditions, and in all three salinity ranges – fresh water, brackish water, and marine water. The entire product suite has achieved IMO Type Approval and USCG AMS Acceptance. In March 2015, a formal application for USCG Type Approval was submitted – this was the first application in the industry.





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Hyde Marine, Inc. is a world leader in UV ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) designed to prevent the spread of non-indigenous aquatic organisms. The company has more than 30 years experience in diverse water treatment solutions and UV technology.

Through its Hyde GUARDIAN® BWTS, Hyde Marine was one of the first suppliers of a safe, chemical free UV disinfection solution to receive IMO Type Approval in 2009. Hyde Marine was one of the first to receive Alternative Management System (AMS) approval from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). Additionally, the company installed one of the first BWTS aboard a ship (M/S Coral Princess), which subsequently was the first BWTS in the USCG’s Shipboard Technology Evaluation Program (STEP).

Launched in 2014, the Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ BWTS has the smallest footprint in the market, an optimized operator interface and is updated to meet current regulatory requirements. The Hyde GUARDIAN Gold BWTS allows for reduced ballast time, continuous and increased flow to ballast tanks and reduction in peak power requirements.

Hyde Marine now leads the ballast water treatment market with over 50 retrofit units installed.  With more than 400 systems sold, the Hyde GUARDIAN BWTS is suitable for a broad range of treatment requirements and can be installed in new builds or retrofitted in-situ to existing vessels with no downtime.  Hyde Marine continues to build global relationships with reliable and proven authorized engineering and installation partners.  Its strong presence, reputation, and experience in the BWTS market is proof of Hyde Marine’s combined expertise and commitment to excellence.


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Ketan Kulkarni

+91 20 6527 2807

[email protected]



InterManager is the international trade association for the shipmanagement industry. Its membership comprises in-house and third party ship managers, crew managers and associate members from throughout the shipping industry.

Collectively InterManager members are responsible for some 3,700 ships and more than 125,000 seafarers.

InterManager is the only organisation exclusively dedicated to representing the shipmanagement industry. It is a recognised and well respected organisation which represents its members at international level, lobbying on their behalf to ensure their views and needs are taken into account within the world-wide maritime industry.

In addition, InterManager is committed to improving transparency and governance in the shipping world and ensuring high standards are maintained throughout the shipmanagement sector by requesting its members to commit to its Code of Ethics and by developing a set of measurable and meaningful Key Performance Indicators.

InterManager is the voice of shipmanagement.



Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute is the international representative body for maritime professionals and others with an interest in nautical matters.

We provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world.

Our work is available to the whole industry to help improve the safety and efficiency of shipping. Our monthly journal Seaways, books, web services and projects help to provide real solutions to problems facing the industry and provide mariners’ input to decision makers internationally and nationally.

Our aim is to provide the strongest possible professional focus, dedicated to improving standards of those in control of seagoing craft, while maintaining the Institute as an international centre of nautical excellence.




Jurnal Maritim is a print and online magazine wich provides important sources of thoughtful information concerning the issues on maritime industry. Focuses on three pillars: Politics and Geopolitics policy, maritime business development and technologies. We always monitor news development and regulations that refer to the four laws of IMO: Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), Marine Pollution (MARPOL), Standards of Trainong, Certification & Watchkeeping (STCW), and Maritime Labor Convention (MLC). Supported by our board of expert and balanced report from three main actors, academic, business and government, Jurnal Maritim will play role in participation as a bridge of information across industry practitioners to initiate and accelerate Indonesia to become a strong and prosperous maritime country.



Eworldship is a leading provider of marine industry service.

The widest information center related with shipbuilding and shipping industry: it covers all information ranges from news, technological exchanges, consultation, trade, exhibition, job recruitment to books sales.

Business Website for shipbuilding industry: Eworldship setup an e-commerce (b2b) platform (shipping category) for the equipment manufacturers to realize of information collection, online transactions, third-party impartial and value-added services. Presently there are more than 10,000 active members.

User groups: ships, marine engineering, shipping enterprises and practitioners, as well as staff engaged in design, manufacture, maintenance, survey, supervision, trade, shipping, maritime, seamen and other categories.



Vietnam Shipping Gazette

16 Years Create A Media Leader
Vietnam Shipping Gazette (VSG)
is a leading media on foreign trade transport and logistics in Vietnam. Over the past 16 plus years, feeling duty bounded to promote the progress of Vietnamese shipping and logistics, it has been closely following the latest trends of both domestic and international freight markets, issue accurate supply & demand information of the highest authority and become a strong connection cord between transportation companies and import export companies. With rich human resources, complete information channels, wide spread distribution networks and stable reader groups, it has gained extensive recognition with the Vietnam freight industry, and become the first choice for various carriers and service suppliers in the display of their business image and the show of their market development abilities.

Highlighted Features
Provides Import/Export shipping schedules
Carrier’s sailing service
Shipping news
Directories of shipper, liner and logistics service providers
Port index
Shipper guide
Shipping Glossary
Shipping Jobs
Trucking Market
Company Introduction
Direct Shipper Rate Inquiry (FCL, LCL).


Industrial guide Asia


Marinebiz TV

Marine BizTV is a 24hr free to air global maritime satellite TV channel initiated by Aries Marine (www.ariesmar.com), the largest ship design and consultancy firm in the Middle East. The channel is based in Dubai and serves as a unique platform for international maritime activities. Web TV at www.marinebiztv.com, the online arm of Marine BizTV has already proved its significance with the vision of bringing the whole maritime world to the desktop. Marine BizTV has formed an exclusive club ‘The International Maritime Club’, where professionals from various sectors of the maritime industry come together under one roof and form exclusive tie-ups with the most happening events and exhibitions in the marine and maritime industries worldwide. Ultimately Marine BizTV will be the only place where you can watch maximum number of events. Marine BizTV’s maritime business services include several projects like Maritime Visual Directory (MVID), Shoot & Share, Video Bay, Maritime Events Calendar, Software & websites developing etc. These cover almost all aspects of the maritime world and deliver all that a maritime viewer always longed for, keeping pace with every moves and advancements in the maritime industry.



UAE Shipping Directory

UAE Ports & Shipping Directory is the most comprehensive Directory in Marine, Shipping and Offshore Industry with smart tools and services to support client’s business, through the portal you will have the chance to either reach broadly or locally depending on your specific needs or target groups. In either case, you will be certain to reach the top decision makers within the industry. The companies are listed under each relevant classification with a database of more than 15,500 companies making the directory user-friendly. Published once a year and distributed to Major companies within the Industry



Baird Maritime

Launched in 1983, Work Boat World quickly became and remains the world’s best selling publication serving the global small ship market.

Covering all kinds of commercial and government non-cargo carrying vessels, its monthly issues provide incomparable coverage of news and views pertaining to working vessels of all kinds, shapes and sizes.

The breadth and depth of its coverage is staggering and its content fascinating. Truly global, Work Boat World covers all the world’s most active centres of workboat activity.

A number of new columns by world-leading experts have been added to Work Boat World recently. This, combined with new features, have made the magazine even more interesting and useful.

Work Boat World is aimed squarely at work boat owners and operators. It doesn’t pretend to be anything else. Consequently, it is widely read, indeed devoured, by the vast majority of the major players in this increasingly global industry.

BairdMaritime.com is the online component of the Baird Publications Group, publisher of Work Boat World. The premier online maritime portal, Baird Maritime is intended to serve you, whether you own, operate, design, build or supply to any kind of commercial or government vessel from tugs and trawlers to tankers.




WISTA is an organisation for women in management positions in the maritime business with over 2000 members in 34 countries. It is a major player in attracting more women to the industry and in supporting women in management positions. WISTA seeks to enhance members’ competence
through networking, education and mentoring.



Sailor Today

Sailor Today is a monthly international shipping magazine published from Mumbai, India. Sailor Today (since 1991) is committed to journalism of integrity and providing accurate information to the shipping community and to give the Seafarer a voice.

Sailor Today is dedicated to seafarers and directed towards Shipping, Ship Management, Ship building, Ship repairs, Ship Chandelling, Ports, Chartering, Surveying, Maritime Equipment and Maritime Training Institute, Ship-owners and managers, Shipbuilders and repairers and Marine equipment manufacturers.

Sailor Today enjoys a readership of over 55,000 worldwide – with distribution in India, U.S.A, U.K, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.




The Indian Private Ports & Terminals Association (IPPTA) , set  up in January 2003 and registered as a not-for-profit industry body, under the Indian Societies Act,1980 and the Bombay Public Trusts Act,1950, was established with the vision;

“To be the apex association which will play a pivotal role in the Indian maritime industry by facilitating the development of a modern and vibrant port sector through the promotion of private ports and terminals which will co-exist and compete with state owned ports in a dynamic, healthy and level environment.”

And the following objectives;

  • To develop a strong business network to assist one another
  • To promote best practices amongst members
  • To liaise and interact with various govt. Bodies, statutory and legal entities to ensure tangible and non-tangible infrastructure is available to achieve the set goals
  • To interact with various agencies organisations to ensure that the combined voice of the association is heard, leading to better efficiency for trade.
  • To set up safety and related standards and take up programmes for protection of environment.




Conqueror Freight Network (CQR) is a group of carefully-selected freight forwarders in each major sea/airport which cooperate reciprocally and securely to expand their businesses, reduce costs and risks, and compete on more equal terms against the largest international companies.
Because CQR only accepts 1 agent per city the selection process is rigorous. An external auditor  (COFACE) checks every potential agent (CQR is the only network in the world to do this).
Every CQR membership should be productive with members seeing significant inward business and this is monitored through a quarterly survey.
Carefully selected members coupled with disciplined cooperation provide the trust needed to form long-term business relationships.




Matrix Maritime Media

We take honor to introduce ourselves as Matrix Maritime Media a publishing house based in India and we are the publishers of The Bunker Book and the World Directory of Ship Suppliers.

Established in 2012, Matrix Maritime Media is the world’s foremost source of quality information in regards to Bunkering and Ship supplying companies worldwide. Matrix Maritime Media’s website provides you with latest news and updated events of the entire shipping industry along with access to Maritime Directory section.

Our Publication, The Bunker Book is supported by IBIA, the International Bunker Industry Association. Conceived in 1992, IBIA represents the industry at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as a consultative non-governmental organization. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is the voice of the suppliers and end users of marine fuel.
Matrix Maritime Media
Gurucharan Apt. Office No: 10, Shiv Colony, Pin code: 421003,
Thane, Maharashtra, India.

Tel:                   +91 92266 30930
Contact:            Gerson Fernandes, Sales & Marketing
Email:               [email protected]




The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

IBIA was conceived in 1992 & has expanded its worldwide membership to include (among others) ship owners, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, port authorities, credit reporting companies, lawyers & journalists.  It provides an international forum to address the concerns of all sectors of the international bunker industry.

IBIA actively seeks to involve its members through its Annual Convention by educating & motivating members to conclude on major issues & topics of the time.  It has consultative NGO status at IMO & is present at all meetings of MEPC, MSC & the BLG sub-committee.  IBIA has “liaison status” with the International Standards Organisation (ISO).







Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.




Gulf Oil and Gas (GOG) is the gateway to the oil and gas markets in the eastern hemisphere. Gulf Oil and Gas attracts thousands of professional regular visitors each day. With 50% of our audience defining themselves as engineers and another 25% in managerial roles, we deliver a captive audience of professionals responsible for specifying projects and making purchasing decisions. GOG 3D Projects service tracks information for 2000+ projects across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. GOG career centre is dedicated to assisting organizations in building their engineering and technical resources.



Maritime Connector

“Maritime Connector” is the international Internet gateway to share maritime employment opportunities and broad maritime information. The pages were created through the collaboration with computer experts in order to start a professional and interactive place on the Internet where seafarers, maritime employers, centers for maritime education, maritime Universities and other institutions in the maritime sector could meet and share important information.

Maritime industry suffers a worldwide shortage of qualified seafarers and this web site activity is helping in communication between maritime subjects and partially helping to solve the maritime employment problem.


Marine Insight

Marine Insight is one of the leading independent maritime news website that covers a wide range of marine topics.

Using the latest internet tools, Marine Insight has built an engaging online community of active maritime professionals, seeking and sharing knowledge.

With more than 300,000 unique visitors per month and growing, Marine Insight is the fastest growing online maritime digital magazine in Asia.



Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.




Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.



Project Cargo Network

Project Cargo Network (PCN) was formed in August 2010, as an organisation dedicated to the world’s top project cargo and heavy lift specialists who want to increase their business by either referring one another or doing business directly with one another. The network is now an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association with over 235 Members located in 105+ countries.




Freightbook is a fast growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1000+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. Each company can provide comprehensive logistics solutions through their experienced staff who have an in-depth understanding of their local market. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Get A Quote form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options. Alternatively, please search our database and contact companies directly www.freightbook.net.





Maritime Market

Maritime Market is a full color magazine, with information and analysis as well as covering all aspects of the maritime industry in Russia. It is targeted at shipping company executives, managers, shipbuilding and research specialists, including visitors of marine exhibitions and also a wide range of audiences interested in marine issues.

Distribution area: Russia and worldwide.

Circulation: 3,000 copies, about 80 pages.

Languages: Russian and English (30%).



Marine Cafe

Marine Cafe Blog is blog site run by a Manila-based freelance journalist known for his incisive commentaries and unorthodox views on Philippine and global maritime developments.



Marine Talk

MarineTalk has been at the forefront of the Internet revolution within the technical sectors of the marine industry since 1998. Our initial goal was to provide the best single Internet Gateway for the maritime technical and management community based on good understanding of the industry’s needs. MarineTalk is presently known as an effective information and marketing platform where marine professionals find information fast, and where companies promote their products and services directly to decision makers.


Kaiji Press

Kaiji Press Co., Ltd. is known as a highly respected Japanese media since 1956. It publishes two publications, called “Daily KAIJI PRESS” and bi-monthly magazine “COMPASS”.

They are covering a wide-range of the maritime industry, including, shipping, shipbuilding logistics, ports, and maritime-equipment. The readers are from top executive to front-line business people in sales. Both Daily Kaiji Press and COMPASS also help leading solutions for issues of the ocean shipping and shipbuilding industries where prosperity and recession repeat, as “only one” reliable media.


Maritime Matrix Today logo_S

Maritime Matrix Today monthly magazine encompasses and portrays various sectors of the maritime trade including shipbuilding, ship repair, marine technology, logistics, ports, freight forwarding, dredging, coastal shipping, inland waterways, energy management, offshore, oil & gas, environmental issues, maritime infrastructure, shipping law, cruising, leisure boating, manning, training, and marine insurance.

Link- http://www.maritimematrix.net/

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The Marex Bulletin is India’s only bi-weekly shipping tabloid which is 15 years old. The core strength of the Bulletin is the news and information related to seafaring employment, maritime training and the shipping industry.

 Link- http://www.marexbulletin.com/



Marasi news is a UAE bi-monthly magazine with a major focus on maritime industry locally, regionally and internationally. Marasi News served as the most reliable source of information for the maritime sector offering timely, consistently accurate news, data and analysis from the top decision makers in the industry. The magazine is published by Tactics Media & Information Design.

Marasi News Mission

To deliver the latest news related to Maritime industry and Classification Sector in UAE and the region, and to become the preliminary platform that enhances the awareness and interest about the role of maritime sector for both national and regional economy & security.


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