Our Brands - Defining specialist channels

Mercator Media's brands cover a range of maritime industry sectors, offering varied and relevant content that meet the needs of our key audiences - online, in print and at live events

Commercial marine

The commercial marine marketplace is defined by the activities of inshore, offshore, coastal zone and short sea commercial maritime businesses. The maritime infrastructure for trade, transport and communication requires constant renewal, replacement and expansion. To enable companies to respond to the changing requirements and opportunities in this marketplace, there is a need for timely business-to-business communication and networking within the supply chain.

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MARITIME JOURNAL places vendors and service providers in contact with purchasing decision makers. Our readers are busy professionals – managers, senior operations and engineering staff.

Insight for the european commercial marine business

Visit website: www.maritimejournal.com

Ports: strategy, development and finance

Issues of management and protection of marine environment and ports are governed by global conventions, European Directives, as well as national laws. Ports worldwide need to cope with a wide range of issues including port waste management, dredging and dredging disposal, dust, noise, air quality, bunkering, hazardous cargo, land use, and ship discharge. Mercator Media's port strategy, development and finance brands inform senior executives and engineers in ports and terminals around the world to help them sustain and protect ports from various environmental risks, hazards and threats.

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Read by key decision-makers in the industry, Port Strategy is renowned for excellence and for informed opinion within the commercial ports sector.

Insight for senior port executives

Visit website: www.portstrategy.com

Green ports: environmental aspects of ports & terminals

Governments and legislators around the world view ports and terminal as critical infrastructure assets. Their ability to ‘go green’ by reducing their carbon footprint, and by being more sensitive to environmental considerations, is vital to future success. GreenPort provides business information on environmental best practice and corporate responsibility centred around marine ports and terminals, including shipping, transport and logistics.

The GreenPort business news and series of Congress events is for environmental managers from Ports and Terminals who need to discuss and learn about the latest issues in sustainable environmental practice, and how to implement them, effectively and economically.

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GreenPort editorial provides analysis of the latest trends and opinions, offering case studies, interviews and project based features. GreenPort is available as the quarterly magazine, weekly e-Newsletter and online. The audience is made up of owners, operators, environmental officers, suppliers, customers, other stakeholders, regulators and policy makers.

Balancing environmental challenges with economic demands

Visit website: www.greenport.com

Motorship propulsion technology

Rising oil prices and increasingly strict regulation on ship emissions means, in order to remain competitive, shipping companies are required to optimize their ships' propulsion technologies with continual developments in ships and marine technology. We serve the shipping industry with a mix of media products and events targeted to help marine technology professionals succeed in their jobs and better understand the market in which they work. Up-to-date information on the impact new technology is having on the operation and build processes. Products and processes that are making a positive impact on the efficiency and economy of operation and enable a ship to meet new legislative demands.

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The Motorship, the marine technology magazine, is read by ship owners, shipbuilders, engineers and all who are connected with shipping. The Motor Ships annual directory Marine Engines covers engines with ratings of 300kW and upwards from around the world

Providing coverage of new developments and the challenges facing the marine industry, The Motorship is a vital resource for ship owners, shipbuilders and all who are connected with shipping and the sea. It provides regular technical features, plus objective and accurate news from around the world.

Insight for marine technology professionals

Visit website: www.motorship.com

Commercial fishing and aquaculture

Serving the international fishing industry these brands are helping to set agendas for the future by informing those tackling the challenges posed by an increasingly demanding global fishing industry. From Germany to Singapore, stopping in the West Indies, United Arab Emirates or Taiwan. From companies devoted to the manufacture of fishing and aquaculture nets, to the highest technology for the detection of shoals or communication, specialists in shipbuilding or manufacturers of state-of-the-art equipment.

Our publication:

World Fishing

World Fishing and Aquaculture is essential reading for vessel owners, fleet managers, processors and decision makers in every sector of the industry. The magazine offers an ideal medium in which to showcase products and services to a truly international market.

Insight for the international fishing & aquaculture industry

Visit website: www.worldfishing.net

Leisure marine

The leisure marine industry sells more than 1.9bn worth of boats, equipment and services each year - as well as contributing over 830m to UK export sales.

Our publication:

boating business

Boating Business provides unrivalled breaking news coverage of the UK's leisure marine industry. News lead editorial follows legislative changes, key industry issues and the latest concerns of The British Marine Federation (BMF). In addition, regular seasonal features highlight what's new in specific product areas. The Boating Directory, (incorporating The Boating Business Marine Directory), is the most widely used business-to-business directory for the UK leisure marine industry.

News and comment for the UK leisure marine business

Visit website: www.boatingbusiness.com