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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 are a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with more than 840 people, including 175 partners and legal directors.
From offices in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia, we deliver advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum. The firm acts as a trusted adviser to businesses, organisations and individuals across the globe and from a wide range of market sectors, advising on non-contentious advisory and transactional work through to all forms of commercial litigation and arbitration. We pride ourselves on fostering the strongest client relationships and adding value through innovation.
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.
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Building a better maritime business with owners and operators
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation.
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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HFW is a sector focused, global law firm and one of the world’s leading specialists in shipping, offshore and logistics, insurance, reinsurance and trade. Our shipping lawyers are commercially focused and driven by results providing a comprehensive service to the global maritime business community. Our specialist lawyers add value to their clients because they understand how the market works across dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional/regulatory work, solving problems in new, better and practical ways.
The Baltic Exchange is the world’s only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts. Our international community of more than 600 members encompasses the majority of world shipping interests and commits to a code of business conduct overseen by the Baltic.
Bureau Veritas has the experience, knowhow and professional expertise to improve your productivity and performance; helping you to reduce your risks and build a responsible, safe and sustainable business. Our people will apply a tailored and innovative approach, which can be demonstrated to your stakeholders through our esteemed and trusted brand.
As a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services, Bureau Veritas is recognised worldwide for excellence and innovation. We serve more than 400,000 companies, delivering a wide range of solutions that go beyond compliance.
Norton Rose Fulbright is one of the few global law firms able to provide all the services needed by today’s sophisticated shipping companies. We have more than 4,000 lawyers based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. Recognised for our industry focus, shipping has been at our core throughout our 200-year history.
Braemar Shipping Services PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is an international provider of shipbroking, financial advisory, technical and logistics services.
Braemar has long term relationships with ship owners, charterers, providers of finance to shipping and offshore, oil and gas majors, and marine underwriters.
The Group has global coverage and over 800 experienced staff of shipbrokers, financial advisors to shipping, marine surveyors, engineers and logistics experts located at key offices in London, Singapore, Houston, Hamburg, Dubai and Melbourne.
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.
With over 80 years’ experience in the shipping industry, Moore Stephens is widely known as the world’s leading shipping accountant and advisor. They have unparalleled depth of knowledge and breadth of experience. The net book value of vessels audited in London exceeds US$20 billion and they act for over 2,000 ships internationally. With member firms in all of the principal shipping locations worldwide, clients have easy access to the right people, so that decisions can be made quickly and confidently.
The world’s leading shipping employers work in partnership with Spinnaker Global to recruit their staff and executives. They depend upon Spinnaker for talent management support and reliable salary & reward data. 20 years in the industry. 40 staff UK and Singapore. Success in 60 countries. Recruitment. Executive Search. HR Consulting. Secretariat of the Maritime HR Association and the Seafarer Employers’ Association.
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ATPI Griffinstone specialises in managing the complexity of moving ship’s crews. As international leaders in marine travel, we provide a highly responsive service that focuses cost effectiveness, flexibility and duty of care. Part of IAG Group
Clarksons Platou is the lead provider of Chartering, Sale and Purchase, Newbuilding and Demolition for the shipping and offshore industries. Our financial division delivers debt and equity capital solutions and offers debt restructuring, corporate finance and equity research across the global maritime, oil services and natural resources sectors. This is underpinned by world leading data, research and analysis for the shipping and offshore markets.
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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.
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With our specialist communications expertise, industry knowledge and contact networks, BLUE is the leading global PR and communications consultancy for the marine and energy markets. BLUE is recognised by PR Week as a ‘Top 150 Consultancy’.
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.
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).
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.
Isle of Man Maritime Limited is a not for profit organisation, which was formed to develop, support and promote the Isle of Man’s growing sector.
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.
Quadrant Chambers is a leading set of commercial barristers, with a pre-eminent reputation in shipping, maritime, commodities, energy and international commercial disputes. Quadrant Chambers is known for the rigour and talent of its barristers and its commitment to excellence in the provision of client service.
Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward. The shipping industry is in a period of rapid change as technology and the regulatory landscape change the way companies do business. Our long-standing relationships and international outlook enable us to get a deeper understanding of our clients’ needs and help businesses prepare for the future.
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.
With its origins as a School of Navigation dating to back to 1862, the University of Plymouth offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate maritime programmes, including maritime business and law, navigation, and engineering. With a truly international alumni network, supported by our alumni organisation PYNDA, we offer a distinctive, industry recognised learning experience.