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The Maritime Standard


The Maritime Standard (TMS) is a Dubai-based media company, which publishes a fortnightly online newsletter that covers developments in the shipping, ports and other maritime industries in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent. TMS delivers the most accurate, up-to-date news and has built up the largest circulation of any shipping-related online newsletter in this region.

The TMS Awards recognise and celebrate success in the shipping sector across the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent. The Awards are now positioned as one of the world's leading maritime awards, a premier event of their kind in the region. They attract close to 700 of the region's shipping and maritime elite. The fifth edition of Awards will take place on 15th October 2018 at The Atlantis, Dubai.

TMS Tanker Conference will be held on 16th October 2018 at Atlantis, Dubai. Attendees will include key decision makers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist for ship owners and operators active in the tanker markets, and also to ancillary industries.

TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference will be held on 6th November 2018 at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. The Conference will bring together experts from the fields of shipping, ports, banking, finance, and trade, among others, to discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the shipping business in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.

TMS also publishes the TMS UAE Yearbook covering key developments across the country’s maritime sector, the annual publication aims to publicise the UAE’s achievements both locally and internationally, through in depth articles, researched first hand.