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The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook 2022/23

The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook 2022/23 aims to provide a comprehensive and in-depth assessment of The UAE’s ports, shipping, shipbuilding and repair and related maritime sectors, highlighting key developments over the past year as well as future plans and prospects. A series of expertly researched articles, based on interviews with key players, will focus on leading companies, organisations, and government bodies, combining to showcase the country’s growing status as a maritime centre and innovator. 

The articles within the Yearbook will describe the investments that are being made in infrastructure and equipment, fresh technology initiatives and innovations, new services, and plans for further growth and development within the maritime and related sectors. The Yearbook will give readers a clear understanding of the direction the UAE is taking as it looks to expand and diversify its maritime related activities over the next few years.

The Yearbook will include articles on the ports and terminals sector, including updates on operations at the major centres in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, and Ras Al Khaimah, as well as in other locations such as Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. The articles will cover container, bulk, general cargo and cruise facility developments and traffic trends.

A large part of the Yearbook will be devoted to articles covering the latest activities and future plans of leading ship owners, operators and managers based in the UAE and active in many different market segments, including deepsea, shortsea and offshore. The publication will provide information about recent and current investments in new and existing ships, service upgrades as well as strategic corporate initiatives. 

The UAE is home to a number of world-class shipbuilding, repair and maintenance businesses. The Yearbook will give up-to-date information about current and recent projects at yards and workshop facilities and companies’ plans to invest to further strengthen their capabilities.

Many other sectors of the marine industry have a base in the UAE and such companies will also be covered extensively in the Yearbook. This includes providers of classification, ship agency, logistics, maritime law, insurance, IT, security and finance services.

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TMS Webinar Series

The TMS Webinar Series, Covid-19: A Leadership Perspective, organised by The Maritime Standard, is already an acclaimed success, having been launched in May 2020. So far, 14 events have been held and all have gained global prominence through having high profile panelists supported by an extensive social media marketing campaign, including LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The first event had close to 1000 attendees at the start, with over 600 still online two hours later. This momentum was sustained with 800 taking part in the second Webinar, and others have averaged around 600. These attendees have logged in from across the world, as far away as Singapore and Canada.

Feedback received after the TMS Webinars has been universally positive, showing that the formula that has been adopted is popular and highly successful. The tried and tested format comprises six or seven leading executives invited as panelists taking part in discussion sessions that are moderated by the TMS Editor, Clive Woodbridge. Topics relate to different aspects of the Covid-19 challenge facing shipping, ports, and other maritime sectors, and range from strategic, operational and policy making matters to technical and human resources issues.

Each Webinar is around two hours long. The first half involves a panel discussion on the core subject relating to that Webinar. There then follows a commercial break during which time short video clips from sponsors are shown. The second half is “Question Hour” during which panelists field questions sent in online by those attending the webinar.

Webinar Sponsorship

As such the Webinars offer a valuable and cost-effective opportunity to raise the profile of your business at these difficult times though sponsorship, enabling you to reach out to a large scale, international audience.

As a sponsor you have the chance to access a wide audience that is fully engaged with the issues facing the shipping and ports sector as a result of the pandemic crisis. As benefits, your company logo will be carried in all webinar collateral, including eshots, social media campaigns and banners. An announcement of partner company names will be made at the beginning, at the break and at the end of the webinar. Being a sponsor also means you will have the opportunity to send in a one-minute promotional video that will be played during the commercial advertising break. A recording of the webinar which will include your 60 second commercial clip will be available on our YouTube page after the event has concluded. The webinar recording is also emailed to the entire database of The Maritime Standard newsletter subscribers.

The Webinars provide an unrivalled platform from which seasoned industry professionals can share their opinions and concerns and reveal their mindset at these difficult times. Sponsorship enables you to fully capitalise on the level of interest raised by these online discussions.

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