Supply Chain Links


Bolero
Electronic document trading systemhttp://www.boleroltd.com
British and international maritime bodies
Baltic and International Maritime Councilhttp://www.bimco.org
UK Chamber of Shippinghttps://www.ukchamberofshipping.com/
Centre for Dispute Resolutionhttp://www.cedr.co.uk
Hazardous Materials Advisory Councilhttp://www.hmac.org
International Maritime Organizationhttp://www.imo.org
International Tribunal for the Law of the Seahttp://www.un.org/depts/los/
Inmarsat – Global satellite communications networkhttp://www.inmarsat.com
London Court of International Arbitrationhttp://www.lcia.org/ 
London Maritime Arbitrators Associationhttp://www.lmaa.org.uk
The Baltic Exchangehttp://www.balticexchange.com
Brokers
J & H Marsh McLennanhttp://www.jhmarshmc.com
Willis Limitedhttp://www.willis.com
British Broadcasting Corporation World Service
Articles in Arabic, Russian, Chinese and Japanesehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice
Buyer’s Guide
Dow Joneshttp://www.dowjones.com
FTSEhttp://www.ftse.com
Glossary of international trade termshttp://www.buyersguide.com/ace/glossary
International Petroleum Exchangehttp://www.ipe.uk.com
London Stock Exchangehttp://www.londonstockex.co.uk
London Metal Exchangehttp://www.lem.co.uk
New York Stock Exchangehttp://www.nyse.com
Cargo Port Links
Links to various ports and terminals worldwidehttp://www.hal-pc.org/~nugent/port.html
Lloyd’s of Londonhttp://www.lloydsoflondon.com
Cargo Information
Australian Manual of Safe Loading, Ocean Transport and Discharge Practices for Dry Bulk Commoditieshttp://www.amsa.gov.au/sp/amslot
Cambridge Reefer Technology
Specialists in carriage and storage of perishable foodstuffshttp://www.crtech.co.uk
Classification Societies
American Bureau of Shippinghttp://www.eagle.org
Bureau Veritashttp://www.bureauveritas.com
China Classification Societyhttp://www.ccs.org.cn
Det Norske Veritashttp://www.dnv.com
Germanischer Lloydhttp://www.germanlloyd.de
International Association of Classification Societieshttp://www.iacs.org.uk
Korean Register of Shippinghttp://www.krs.co.kr
Lloyd’s Register of Shippinghttp://www.lr.org
Nippon Kaiji Kyokaihttp://www.classnk.or.jp
Rinahttp://www.rina.it
Russian Maritime Register of Shippinghttp://www.rs-head.spb.ru
Company Registration
Cyprushttp://www.pio.gov.cy/moi/pio/pio2013.nsf/index_el/index_el?OpenDocument
England and Waleshttp://www.companies-house.gov.uk
Gibraltarhttp://userexp.net/gibcompanies.com.html
Hong Konghttp://www.info.gov.hk/cr
Jerseyhttp://www.jerseyfsc.org
Maltahttp://www.registry.mfsc.com.net
Republic of Irelandhttp://www.cro.ie
Switzerlandhttp://www.zefix.admin.ch
DOT Office of Hazardous Materials Safety
Detailed safety information on a wide range of chemicals and hazardous materialshttp://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat
Hazardous Materials Advisory Councilhttp://www.hmac.org
International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Associationhttp://www.ichca.org.uk
Education
International Centre for Commercial Lawhttp://www.icclaw.com
Institute of Marine Studies, University of Plymouthhttp://www.ims.plym.ac.uk
Institute of Marine Technology, University of Newcastle upon Tynehttp://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/h504/#courseoverview
Nautical Institutehttp://www.nautinst.org
European Shipping Pages
A site providing links to European Shipping siteshttp://members.xoom.com/euroshi
European Union
European legal sourceshttp://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html
Fairplay
Database of ISM Code certificated vesselshttp://www.fairplay.co.uk/ism
Finance and International Trade
The Baltic Exchangehttp://www.balticexchange.co.uk
Fixed premium
Axa Global Risks, Parishttp://www.axa-globalrisks.com
Intercoastal Shipowners P & I. B.V, Rotterdamhttp://www.intercoastal.nl
Raets Club, Rotterdamhttp://www.raetsclub.com
Flags of the World
Database of national, international, organisation and corporate flagshttp://www.earthpage.com/fotw/flags
Governmental Bodies
Australia – Australian Maritime Safety Authorityhttp://www.amsa.gov.au
Australia – Marine Incident Investigation Unithttps://www.atsb.gov.au/marine.aspx
Canada – Canadian Ministry of Transporthttp://www.tc.gc.ca
Hong Kong – Hong Kong Marine Departmenthttp://www.info.gov.hk/mardep
Japan – Japanese Maritime Safety Agencyhttp://www.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/e/index_e.htm
Russia – Russia Pacific Port State Control Centrehttp://www.pma.ru/
United Kingdom – Maritime & Coastguard Agencyhttp://www.mcagency.org.uk
United Kingdom – Marine Accident Investigation Branchhttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/marine-accident-investigation-branch
United Kingdom – Shipping Directorate of Department of Environment, Transportation & the Regionshttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport
United States of America – United States Coastguardhttp://www.uscg.mil
United States of America – US Environmental Protection Agencyhttp://www.epa.gov
United States of America – US Federal Maritime Commissionhttp://www.fmc.gov
United States of America – US Maritime Administrationhttp://marad.dot.gov
United States of America – US National Response Centerhttp://www.nrc.uscg.mil
HMSO
Website provides all British statutes and statutory instrumentshttp://www.hmso.gov.uk/acts
Intercargo
International association representing bulk carriers, OBOs and general cargo shipshttp://www.intercargo.com
International Association of Independent Tanker Ownershttp://www.intertanko.com
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federationhttp://www.itopf.com
Lloyds of Londonhttp://www.lloydsoflondon.com
Informare
Website provides details of International Conventions and ratificationshttp://www.informare.it/dbase/convuk.htm
International Chamber of Shipping & International Shipping Federation
Regulatory and general developments affecting the maritime industryhttp://www.marisec.org
Maritime and Coastguard Agencyhttp://www.mcagency.org.uk
Marine Accident Investigation Bureauhttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/marine-accident-investigation-branch
Nautical Institutehttp://www.nautinst.org
Oil Companies International Marine Forumhttp://www.ocimf.com
International Salvage Union
International Association of Salvage Companieshttp://www.marine-salvage.com
Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton
Website provides details of UK and US international statutes and case reports, relevant Conventions, shipping companies and oil pollution resourceshttp://www.soton.ac.uk/~iml
Legal
British Maritime Law Associationhttp://www.bmla.org.uk
LLP
Publishers of Lloyd’s List, Books and Newsletters relating to Maritime Issueshttp://www.llplimited.com
Los Alamos National Laboratory – Chemical Safety Program.
Information on chemical characteristics and compatabilities. How to respond to chemical spills.http://environweb.lanl.gov/weathermachine/
Grain and Feed Trade Associationhttp://www.gafta.com
London Maritime Arbitrators Association
Website provides a guide to arbitration in London and biographies of members of the Associationhttp://www.lmaa.org.uk
Maritime Data
A site providing information on shipowners worldwidehttp://www.maritimedata.com
Marine Link
Marine Publishing Grouphttp://www.marinelink.com
Maritime Global Net.
A host site for over 5000 maritime related companies and organisationshttp://www.mglobal.com
MRC Investigationshttp://www.mrcinfo.com
Nautical Institutehttp://www.nautinst.org
Satellite Observing Systemshttp://www.satobsys.co.uk
Mecosur
Provides links to shipping guides and other information relating to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru & Uruguayhttp://riverplateshipping.info/shipping
Media Services
Financial Timeshttp://www.ft.com/
Moscow Times-Russiahttp://www.moscowtimes.ru
New York Times-USAhttp://www.thenewyorktimes.com
South China Morning Post-Hong Konghttp://www.scmp.com
The Straits Times-Singaporehttp://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg
The Times-Londonhttp://www.the-times.co.uk
The Daily Telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk
The Guardianhttp://www.guardian.co.uk
The Guardian & The Observerhttp://www.newsunlimited.co.uk
The Independenthttp://www.independent.co.uk
The Business Times-Singaporehttp://business-times.asia1.com.sg
The Gulf News-UAEhttp://www.gulf-news.com
Mutuals
Gardhttp://www.gard.no
London Clubhttp://www.lsso.com
North of England P & I Associationhttp://www.nepia.com
Shipowners Clubhttp://www.shipownersclub.com
Skuldhttp://www.skuld.com
Standard Clubhttp://www.standard-club.com
Steamship Mutualhttp://www.simsl.com
Swedish Clubhttp://www.swedishclub.com
Oil spills and accidents Australia
Australian Maritime Safety Authorityhttp://www.amsa.gov.au
Canadian Transport Emergency Centrehttp://www.tc.gc.ca/canutec
International Oil Pollution Compensation Fundhttp://www.iopcfund.com
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federationhttp://www.itopf.com
National Response Teamhttp://www.nrt.org
US National Response Center-this is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical pollution occurring at seahttp://www.nrc.uscg.mil
Port State Control
Asia Pacifichttp://www.tokyo-mou.org/publications/annual_report.php
Europe
Paris MOU – consists of 18 maritime administrations in Europe and North America, aiming to eliminate operation of sub-standard shipping through the harmonisation of Port State Controlhttp://www.parismou.org
South Americahttp://www.acuerdolatino.int.ar/ciala/index.php
Registries
Bahamas Maritime Authorityhttp://www.bahamasmaritime.com
Cyprus Registry of Shippinghttp://www.shipping.gov.cy
Hong Kong Shipping Registerhttp://www.mardep.gov.hk/en/pub_services/home.html
Indian Register of Shippinghttp://www.irclass.org
Isle of Man Shippinghttps://www.gov.im/ded/shipregistry/
Istanbul Bureau of Shipping & Surveyhttps://www.guidetoshipregistries.com/shipregistries-country/turkey
Korean Register of Shippinghttp://www.krs.co.kr
Norwegian International Ship Registerhttp://www.nis-nor.no
Panama Directorate General of Consular & Maritime Affairshttp://www.segumar.com/
Polish Register of Shippinghttps://www.prs.pl/
St Vincent & The Grenadines Maritime Administrationhttp://www.svg-marad.com
Reutershttp://www.reuters.com
International News AgencySurveyors
A.R. Brink & Associates, Durbanhttp://www.arbrink.com
London Offshore-UK, Northern Europe, Gulf, Far East, USA and Australiahttp://www.acms-usa.com/index_files/directory.html
McAusland & Turner, Hullhttp://www.mcauslands.com
SCD Charts
Suppliers of UK Admiralty chartshttp://www.scd-charts.co.uk
Sea Companion World Marine Index
Provides information on marine organisations, institutions and companieshttp://www.seacompanion.com
Sea Net
Provides a range of information, trading and communication services for the global shipping industryhttp://www.seanet.co.uk
Sugar Information
Site providing information on all aspects of sugarhttp://www.sugarinfo.co.uk
The Electronic Shipping Guide
A guide to the container shipping industryhttp://www.shipguide.com
Thomas Miller
Website Providing links to UK club, TT club and ITIChttp://www.thomasmiller.com
West of England P & I Clubhttp://www.westpandi.com
Trade Compass
Provides Information on electronic services and products designed to assist e-commercehttp://www.thetradecompass.com/home_i.html
Tradepartners
UK government website for people doing business overseas, covering many aspects of trading with different countrieshttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-trade-investment
Tradewinds
British Broadcasting Corporationhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news
Weekly Shipping Newspaperhttp://www.tradewinds.no
University of California Davies
Site providing advice on the post- harvest handling of fruit and vegetableshttp://postharvest.ucdavis.edu
Videotel Marine
Providers of training materials and videos to the marine industryhttp://www.videotel.co.uk
Warsash Maritime Centre
Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southamptonhttp://www.soton.ac.uk/~iml
Providers of Education, Training, Research and Consultancy services to the maritime industryhttp://www.solent.ac.uk/wmc
Weather
Australiahttp://www.bom.gov.au
Canadahttp://www.ec.ga.ca/weather
Francehttp://www.meteo.fr
Hong Konghttp://www.info.gov.hk/hko/
Norwayhttp://www.dnmi.no/
Oceanrouteshttp://www.oceanroutes.com/
Singaporehttp://www.nea.gov.sg/
South Africahttp://www.cirrus.sawb.gov.za
United Kingdomhttp://www.met-office.gov.uk
United States of Americahttp://www.met.fsu.edu/orgs/wxstation/mainpage.html
United States of Americahttp://www.nws.noaa.gov
World Ports
Database providing information on 905 world ports, port distances, oil prices, agents, brokers and shipyards in 105 countrieshttp://www.world-ports.com
World Customs Organisation
Intergovernmental Organisation of Customs Authoritieshttp://www.wcoomd.org

 

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