Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation - Environmental regulation, environmental protection, pollution, pollution control, air quality, water quality, solid waste, oil spills, TransAlaska pipeline, underground storage tanks, contaminated sites, cruise ship waste disposal.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) - Promotes the security of life, property and the natural environment through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities.
Aqueos - Provides a full range of services that includes marine construction, commercial diving, remote operated vehicle (ROV), and vessel contracting services.
Aries Marine and Engineering Services - A leading ISO certified multi function marine service company in the middle east. The work of the Aries Marine is extensive and covers all the commonly encountered ship types from the largest crude and product tankers, lpg carriers, reefers, containerships, offshore structures, ro-ro, passenger ships, general cargo and coastal vessels, support craft to vessels like barges, tugs and pontoons.
AsiaPac - An independent marine surveyors and consultants in Malaysia with regional and international representation.
Bennett Marine Video - America's largest supplier of boating, sailing, GPS, fishing, and navigation videos.
Benthos - A leading provider of high technology products and integrated systems used for measurement, inspection, data collection and communication in remote and challenging environments. The Undersea Systems Division of Benthos provides sophisticated equipment used worldwide to observe, research, explore and carry out a myriad of tasks both deep beneath the sea and in shallower waters.
BIMCO - An independent international shipping association founded in 1905, with a membership composed of ship owners, managers, brokers, agents and many other stakeholders with vested interests in the shipping industry.
Bluewater Network - A national environmental organization aggressively confronting the root causes of climate change and fighting environmental damage from the shipping, oil, and motorized recreation industries.
Bolero for Carriers - Multi-bank solutions for the management of letters of credit, guarantees and collections.
Briggs Group - Marine pollution control and environmental services. Also provides a comprehensive environmental service package covering pollution control, emergency oil, chemical and fuel response and response equipment packages.
BSH - A maritime partner to industry, science, and environmental organisations. In Germany, BSH is the central agency in matters of maritime shipping. It provide support in all questions relating to special funding programmes, law of flag, tonnage certificates and certification of mariners. This site provides extensive information on certification, security, technologies, tides, currents, charts, environmental monitoring networks, and more.
Bunkerworld - Online resource center for us who deal with the international marine fuels industry.
C-Port - Represents professionals in marine towing and salvage services provided to boaters.
Cal Maritime Library - One of the few maritime research libraries in the world. The library holds over 35,000 books and over 270 magazine and journal titles. It also provides over 12,000 online magazine and journal titles as well as several thousand e-books. Located in Vallejo, California.
Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) - Measures, analyzes, archives, and disseminates coastal environment data for use by coastal engineers, planners, and managers as well as scientists and mariners.
Distribution-Publications, Inc. (DPI) - Established in 1975 as a publisher of ocean and intermodal freight tariffs. During our early years in business, we concentrated our expertise in filing joint ICC/FMC intermodal tariffs. Since 1984, it has focused on helping clients comply with US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) regulations. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998 has given DPI new opportunities to publish tariffs on its web site. As a consultant, it provides expert assistance on FMC tariffs, service contract regulations, and licensing requirements for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs).
Electronic Shipping Guide (ESG) - ESG presents schedule information in a more complete, convenient and useful way than ship cards, schedule magazines and newspaper inserts. ESG lets you quickly select and compare voyages by date, port and carrier. Voyages are displayed side-by-side for quick, direct comparison.
Equasis - The European Commission and the French Maritime Administration has developed this data system collating safety-related information on merchant shipping from public and private sources. Information will include a ship's technical characteristics, history, safety management certificate, classification society, third-party liability insurer, membership of international ship-owners' associations, manning information, and the ship manager's background.
EuroMaritime - A European shipping directory reporting maritime suppliers, marine services and marine products of about 12.000 companies in more than 700 categories - and presenting sorted profiles of shipping related companies to cover the main aspects of the european shipping. euro-maritime became a reference serving the search for manufacturers, suppliers and specialized services companies.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Links to everything oceans in Canada - from university programs to research institutes to policies and legislation.
Flags of Convenience - A service for clients, yacht brokers, legal advisers and builders wishing to register pleasure boats and commercial vessels under various flags of convenience.
Freight Calculator - International freight calculators, ocean cargo containers, consolidations, air freight, international moving cost.
Freightworld - Professional guide to worldwide freight transportation. Seaports, maritime, logistics providers, trucking, airlines, forwarders, railroads, tracking.
Friend-Ships - A way to get back in touch with former shipmates. Similar to websites such as Friends Reunited, that lists all the schools in the country and lets you find out what people you went to school with are doing, this site has a database of vessels that you may have worked on.
gCaptain - Resources for maritime professionals, daily blog, news, nautical publications, charts, and tools.
Global Marine Directory - Contains details on over 100,000 marine companies: Commercial shipowners and managers, shipbuilders, commercial fishing, marine manufacturers and more. Search by keyword and/or category. The database is updated daily.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) - Provides marine management services from local troubleshooting to total logistics package through a network of offices in more than 45 countries with a diversified customer base of 2,500 clients across the oil, cruise, navy, container and commodity sectors.
International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Centre - Receives reports of suspicious or unexplained craft movements, boarding and armed robbery from ships and to alert other ships and law enforcement agencies in the area. Issues status reports of piracy and armed robbery via daily broadcasts on Inmarsat-C through its SafetyNET service. Ships can also obtain these status reports by contacting the Centre. Assists owners and crews of ships that have been attacked. Locates vessels that have been seized by pirates and recover stolen cargoes.
International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) - Part of an international regime of liability and compensation for oil pollution damage caused by oil spills from tankers. Under the regime the owner of a tanker is liable to pay compensation up to a certain limit for oil pollution damage following an escape of persistent oil from his ship. If that amount does not cover all the admissible claims, further compensation is available from the IOPC Funds if the damage occurs in a State which is a Member of one of the IOPC Funds.
International Radio Medical Centre (CIRM) - C.I.R.M. is the oldest existing organisation providing radio-medical assistance in the world. C.I.R.M. is headquartered in Rome, where specially trained physicians and radio operators are on continuous duty. In addition highly qualified specialists in all medical branches can be consulted. The duty-doctor, by means of consecutive calls, maintains regular contact with the ship requiring radio-medical assistance until their arrival in a port with adequate medical facilities or until the complete recovery or evacuation of the patient.
International Salvage Union (ISU) - ISU member companies provide essential services for the world's maritime and insurance communities. Members are engaged in marine casualty response, pollution defence, wreck removal, cargo recovery, towage and related activities.
International Seafarers Assistance Network (ISAN) - ISAN has a free phone line open all year that seafarers can call for help and advice. The service aims to put callers in touch with the right agency to help with the problem. Interpreters in most languages are available all through the same phone number: +20 SEAFARER.
International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association, Inc. (IVODGA) - An international organization comprised of representatives of the ocean common carriers of the world, operating under the flags of several nations, dedicated to improving the understanding and uniform application of rules and regulations governing maritime hazardous materials/dangerous goods transportation, including the IMDG Code. Collectively, IVODGA members are responsible for the safe transportation of over 85% of the ocean borne container traffic in the US trades.
InterPort Police - Cmprised of jurisdictions serving their communities and nations around the world to ensure public safety of passengers, the supply chain, transnational crime and prevention of terrorism at airports, seaports and the transport system.
Intership Ltd. - Provides barge and tug services to the oil and gas offshore industry. Information on this site is related to offshore vessels and barges worldwide.
Lifeboats (RNLI) - Provides, on call, a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service and a seasonal lifeguard service. Service is provided wherever possible by volunteers, generously supported by voluntary donations and legacies.
Liner Shipping Network - On-line community for the liner shipping industry, combining a real-time news service with data-rich information sections covering sailings, services, vessels, ports and detailed profiles of shipping lines world-wide.
Lloyd's List Intelligence - Brings together the expertise of a global staff of maritime analysts and journalists and shore based and satellite intelligence gathering to create a complete information support service for the maritime industry. Data is drawn from our comprehensive network of sources and reliable products including: Lloyd's List, Seasearcher, Lloyd's Casualty Reporting Service, Lloyd's Confidential Index, APEX, Hull Risk, Global LNG Tracker. Information is sought from a multitude of sources including the world's largest AIS network with 1,400 locations covered by land based AIS receivers deployed globally to provide live coverage of over 6,900 ports and terminals in 132 countries. 60 million positions are reported every day. Lloyd's List has over 62,000 vessels online.
Logistics Portal - A social network and information resource that shares the latest logistics news, supply chain tools, transportation resources, shipping schedules and connects people who work within the freight, logistics and supply chain industry.
Marine Liens - Maritime lien activity information. Submit liens, search for vessel liens.
Marine Money International - Premier maritime finance transactional information and maritime company analysis. Relied upon by shipowners, financiers, investors, ship managers, brokers, lawyers and accountants.
Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC) - The Marine Transportation System - or MTS - consists of waterways, ports, and intermodal landside connections, which allow the various modes of transportation to move people and goods to, from, and on the water. The MTSNAC is a chartered, non-federal body, whose purpose is to advise the Secretary of Transportation on MTS issues. Its membership is comprised of leaders from over 30 commercial transportation firms, trade associations, state and local public entities, recreational boating interests, academics, and environmental groups.
Marine Web - This site offers a wide variety of information on boats, yachts, financing, insurance, marinas and boatyards, ships stores, and more.
MarineTalk - MarineTalk marine equipment and company directory is accessed by thousands of marine professionals working in the shipbuilding, repair, manufacturing and equipment supply sector, technical and procurement personnel in shipyards, design and consulting engineers, marine surveyors, ship operational personnel and technical ship managers, shipping and marine insurance professionals, research, education personnel.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) [UK] - Develops, promotes and enforces high standards of marine safety in the UK. The MCA is also committed to minimising the risk of pollution of the marine environment from ships and where pollution occurs, minimising the impact on UK interests.
Maritime Exchange/Port Source of Southern California - The Marine Exchange has expanded its function as the information clearinghouse on vessels and maritime activities to the next logical step. PortSource is a one-stop shopping, interactive web site for the maritime industry, waterfront business community, seafarers, various state, local and federal government agencies, and the general public needing vital information on a 24/7 basis. This site also provides extensives links to: Agents, Cruise Lines, Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders, Government Agencies, Maritime Information, Maritime Services, Maritime Trade Organizations, Organized Labor, Port Authorities, Seafarer's Services, Shipping Companies, Terminal Operators, Training and Education.
Maritime Resource Center - Training, course development, PR, branding and event management for the maritime industry. Organizes training programs and courses to bring knowledge and updates for all those in the maritime industry.
MarineTraffic - Live ships map; vessel traffic and positions worldwide.
MarineWaypoints - A directory of marine related web sites: boating, diving, fishing, gear, sailing, weather and more.
MarineWeb - Marine industries resource provides information on boats, yachts, financing, insurance, marinas and boatyards, and ships stores.
Maritime Companies - The list provides shipping companies, drilling companies, shipyards, classification societies and agents worldwide.
Moore Stephens - A global accountancy and advisory network with its headquarters in London.
MTI Network - A leading international media response and public affairs services provider dedicated to the shipping industry. MTI is a privately owned communications agency network operating in all the major international markets. The Network offers a complete communications package of press and public relations, investor relations, crisis management and media training. The Network also provides international advertising, media planning, corporate design and production services.
National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS Global) - An international society of approximately 400 marine surveying professionals. From recreational boats to commercial ships, NAMS members survey new and used vessels to determine condition and value; survey cargo, machinery, docks and wharfs, marinas and handling equipment related to the marine industry; and investigate marine claims and act as expert witnesses.
National Liquidators - World's largest boat and yacht liquidation company. National Liquidators has handled over 17,000 cases since its inception in 1988, from jet skis to yachts to passenger cruise ships and used boats. Its inventories include bank repossessions, foreclosures, government seized vessels and brokerage boats. Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Newport Beach, California and Cleveland, Ohio.
NOAA Data Center - U.S. repository and dissemination facility for global environmental data.
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration - Protects coastal and marine resources, mitigates threats, reduces harm, and restores ecological function. The Office provides comprehensive solutions to environmental hazards caused by oil, chemicals, and marine debris.
NOAA Oil Spill Emergency Response and Planning - The Hazardous Materials Response and Assessment Division (HAZMAT) of NOAA's Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment provides scientific advice to the U.S. Coast Guard to minimize the effects of hazardous materials spills and hazardous waste sites affecting the nation's coastal zone.
Navis - Delivers solutions that improve operational efficiencies, productivity and visibility for terminal operators. Graphical stowage and ship planning software.
Next Generation Services - Specialized services include logistics management, quick turn assembly, fulfillment, reverse logistics, and secure product destruction. Offers a wide range of services and solutions focusing on freight logistics, product assembly, fulfillment, reverse logistics (RMA processing) and confidential product destruction.
Nippon Foundation, The (Japan) - The activities of The Nippon Foundation are divided into three areas: 1) Overseas Cooperative Assistance; 2) Maritime Development; 30 Domestic Social Welfare and Volunteer Support.
ClassNK - A ship classification society engaged in a growing range of ship related activities and services contributing to the protection of human life and property at sea as well as protection of the marine environment.
NSnet - Maritime industry information, news and services. This fact sheet provides a synopsis of DARRP's mission and work protecting and restoring natural resources on our nation's coasts.
Nautilus International - Trade union and professional organisation that represents shipmasters, officers, cadets and other staff serving in the UK and international merchant shipping fleets and ashore in maritime related industries.
O'Brien's Group - Emergency prevention, preparedness, management and security services worldwide.
Panama Canal - The Panama Canal Authority is the autonomous agency of the Government of Panama in charge of managing, operating, and maintaining the Panama Canal. The operation of the Panama Canal Authority is based on its organic law and the regulations approved by its Board of Directors. Find out more about the workings of the Canal. Access shipping advisories. Canal customers will find valuable information about Panama Canal transit toll rates, booking, pilotage and tug services and more.
Panama Canal Expansion Project - A project that will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks - one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the Canal. Each lock will have three chambers and each chamber will have three water reutilization basins. Also see Wikipedia.
Panama Registry - Panama Maritime Authority, International Representative Office, New York.
Paul Marr's Shipper Waterway - Links for shipping and trading professionals in the following categories: Admiralty, Barging, Maritime, Marine, Rail, Ocean Cargo, Shipping, Shipper, Ships, Transportation, Transport, Vessel.
PierPASS - PierPASS is a not-for-profit company created by marine terminal operators at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports to address multi-terminal issues such as congestion, security and air quality. OffPeak is the off peak hours program created by PierPASS. OffPeak provides an incentive for cargo owners to move cargo at night and on weekends, in order to reduce truck traffic and pollution during peak daytime traffic hours and to alleviate port congestion.
Port State Information eXchange (PSIX) - The Port State Information Exchange (PSIX) system contains vessel specific information derived from the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety Information System (MSIS). The PSIX Vessel Search Page allows you to search for a particular vessel by using one or more search criteria.
Sea-web - Comprehensive ships, companies and shipbuilders database. Over 180,000 ships details with up to 600 data fields. Over 200,000 companies details, ship ownership and fleet information. Over 8,000 shipbuilders details, including newbuildings information.
SeaCompanion - World marine index provides information on marine organizations, institutions and companies.
Seapages - Maritime trade and information center includes: searching suppliers, vendors, and clients in the martime industry, unique on-line catalogue, free billboard page, and vendors and clients services.
SeaRates - Be inforrmed on the world of container shipping: ocean freight, container shipping services, tracking, marine insurance, container and bulk cargo management services for shipping companies, freight forwarders, traders. Reference Book page contains useful information about cargo transportation, international trading, maritime services and even more, including:
Unit Converter - Online unit converter allows to convert the values prevalent in transportation business between units of length/distance, weight/mass, volume/capacity, fuel consumption, density and speed used in different countries.
Ship Net International - Based on database handling where category listed companies can register and frequently update all details. Every day companies visit here for registering and updating their information.
Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SCOP) - The purpose of the SOCP is to address and promote commercially beneficial innovations in ship operations through the identification, development, and application of new methods, procedures, and technologies. SOCP's overall objective is to improve the competitiveness, productivity, efficiency, safety, and environmental responsiveness of U.S. vessel operations. This cooperative program allows members to participate in research which would not be economically feasible on an individual basis, or possibly even within a single area of the industry.
Ship Particulars Search - Maintained by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Query returns call sign, MMSI No., Inmarsat No.(s), EPIRBs, Ship Class, Correspondent, Vessel ID, Gross Tonnage, Person Capacity, Radio Installation and more.
ShipAIS - A group of ShipPlotter enthusiasts bring you live vessel movements from around the Irish Sea (and further!) derived from AIS data. Click on a map to see the individual ships, their statistics and photos.
ShipGuide - Schedule listings for all major world trade lanes.
Shipsworld - Shipsworld enables ship owners, managers, operators, agents, mariners and all other maritime professionals find ship equipment, parts, services, supplies and marine information around the world.
Stevedoring Services of America (SSA Marine) - SSA has cargo handling and related operations in every major U.S. shipping region including the West Coast, East Coast, Gulf and several river operations, as well as intermodal rail terminals across the country.
Trade Logistics and Facilitation - The mission of the Trade Logistics and Facilitation team is to promote awareness and exchange of good practice in trade logistics and facilitation activities. Trade facilitation encompasses activities that focus on increasing the volume of international trade by reducing the costs and increasing the efficacy of transporting traded goods to consumers. Trade facilitation includes anything from institutional and regulatory reform to customs and port efficiency.
United Nations Atlas of the Oceans - Internet portal providing information relevant to the sustainable development of the oceans. It is designed for policy-makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and for scientists, students and resource managers who need access to databases and approaches to sustainability. The UN Atlas can also provide the ocean industry and stakeholders with pertinent information on ocean matters.
US Coast Guard (USCG) - One of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. The Coast Guard protects the maritime economy and the environment, defends our maritime borders, and saves those in peril.
US MARAD - The agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine. The Maritime Administration works in many areas involving ships and shipping, shipbuilding, port operations, vessel operations, national security, environment, and safety. The Maritime Administration is also charged with maintaining the health of the merchant marine, since commercial mariners, vessels, and intermodal facilities are vital for supporting national security, and so the agency provides support and information for current mariners, extensive support for educating future mariners, and programs to educate America's young people about the vital role the maritime industry plays in the lives of all Americans.
US Maritime Information Systems - Four databases (Merchant Vessels of the U.S., Boating Accident Reports, MIC Database, and Defect Notifications). The databases, used by all areas in the maritime industry including marine surveyors, insurance companies, marine lenders, State and Federal agencies; including Marine Patrol Boating and Waterways, USCG, National Transportation Safety Board, any many other private and public agencies, are distributed on CD-ROM.
US Naval Institute (USNI) - The Naval Institute and its publishing arm, the Naval Institute Press, have served as a cutting-edge source of information for those interested in maritime history, reference, and analysis of current affairs.
Vessel Documentation Query by ID - You can access our copy of the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) vessel data base and extract vessel characteristic, documentation, and ownership data.
Vessel Tracker - Real time data on ship positions, movements, history, ownership and management contact details. With a network of over 1200 AIS receiver stations processing 190,000 reports per minute it is possible for you to track over 40,000 vessels at any minute of the day, from anywhere in the world.
Vessel Traffic Services (VTS-USCG) - Provides active monitoring and navigational advice for vessels in particularly confined and busy waterways. There are two main types of VTS, surveilled and non-surveilled. Surveilled systems consist of one or more land-based sensors (i.e. radar, AIS and closed circuit television sites), which output their signals to a central location where operators monitor and manage vessel traffic movement. Non-surveilled systems consist of one or more reporting points at which ships are required to report their identity, course, speed, and other data to the monitoring authority. They encompass a wide range of techniques and capabilities aimed at preventing vessel collisions, rammings, and groundings in the harbor, harbor approach and inland waterway phase of navigation. They are also designed to expedite ship movements, increase transportation system efficiency, and improve all-weather operating capability.
Waterfront Coalition - A group of business interests representing shippers, transportation providers, and others in the transportation supply chain committed to educate policy makers and the public about the economic importance of U.S. ports and foreign trade, and to promote the most efficient and technologically advanced ports for the twenty-first century.
World Vessel Traffic Services Guide (World VTS Guide) - Provides shipmasters and other users with the information necessary to enter a VTS area, and subsequently to comply with its requirements, thereby optimising efficiency and enhancing safety. The World VTS Guide has been designed to give Masters of ships, navigators, and interested persons, clear and concise diagrammatic and written information regarding the navigational requirements of the VTS Centres of the world. Particular attention has been paid to communications requirements, the World VTS Guide being designed to be used in close proximity to the onboard VHF set.
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media, politics, science and technology. Based in San Francisco, California, KWSnet contains over 150,000 annotated links to resources worldwide. Use Search KWSnet, located at the top of each page, to search within this site. Use Ctrl-F (Windows) or ⌘-F (Mac) to search within individual pages.