About The Maritime Standard

The Maritime Standard (TMS) is a reputable Dubai-based publication and event organizer, dedicated to serving the maritime community in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent. With a focus on shipping, ports, and the wider maritime industry, TMS delivers timely and accurate news through its regular e-newsletter, which is distributed electronically on the 1st and 15th of every month.

With a growing readership, TMS has become the go-to source for up-to-date information on market trends, developments, and key players in the industry. Our coverage spans various sectors, including tanker shipping, container operations, dry and liquid bulk trades, ro-ro, and cruise shipping. Additionally, we provide valuable insights on regional terminal operations, port development, classification, ship repair and conversion, shipbuilding, ship agency, finance and insurance, maritime law, and transportation & logistics.

TMS takes pride in its exclusive content, analysis, and interviews with top executives, offering a comprehensive perspective on the maritime landscape. We also publish the highly acclaimed TMS UAE Yearbook, which highlights the achievements and advancements in the UAE’s maritime sector.

With a commitment to promoting industry excellence, TMS organizes prestigious events like The Maritime Standard Awards and conferences such as the TMS Tanker Conference, TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference, and TMS Transportation and Climate Change Conference. These gatherings bring together influential decision-makers, industry leaders, and innovators, fostering networking opportunities and facilitating discussions on pressing challenges and emerging opportunities.

At TMS, our mission is to be the trusted platform for industry professionals, providing them with valuable insights, networking avenues, and a platform to showcase achievements. Join us on this maritime journey and stay informed with the latest news, analysis, and events shaping the industry.

The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook:

The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference:

Website: https://tmstankerconference.com/
The fifth The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference will be held on the 21st October 2020 at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai. Attendees will include key decision makers and opinion formers who will be able to discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist, not just for ship owners and operators active in the tanker markets, but those delivering products and services to this sector of the shipping industry.

The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference:

Website: https://tms-shipfinanceandtrade.com/
The sixth annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will be held at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche on Monday, 8 th November 2020. It will seek to build on the reputation for quality information sharing and networking earned over the past five years. In 2019 the Conference, held for the first time at the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, attracted a high-quality audience of around 150 executives and decision makers from across the industry. They assembled to discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the shipping and ports markets in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, with a particular focus on financial issues. The audience heard from some of the best-known personalities in the business, all leaders in their chosen fields, who highlighted the importance of building partnerships to help accelerate investment-led growth within the industry. Keynote speeches were given by H.E. Ahmed Shareef Alkhoori, Director General, Federal Transport -Land & Maritime; Capt. Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and the CEO of Abu Dhabi-based ADNOC Logistics & Services, Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi.

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