Maritime Information Services

Maritime Information Services Ltd is a diversified media business with a portfolio of port related publications both in print and online. Full details of our portfolio can be found below.

Port Technology International is the leading quarterly journal and daily online information service for senior executives at port authorities and terminal operators around the world. The editorial content, written exclusively for the journal by leading industry experts, focuses on how current and emerging technologies can improve port productivity, efficiency and performance. Each edition covers a wide range of topics including port planning, design and construction, terminal operating systems, container handling, dry bulk and specialist cargo handling, oil, gas and chemical handling, environment, sustainability, mooring and berthing, health and safety, and customs and security. is the fastest growing website in the industry with the number of monthly unique users trebling in the last 12 months. Our news alerts service provides a daily round-up of the latest industry news while our weekly newsletter highlights the top news stories from the last seven days, includes details of our most recently published technical papers, and provides listings of forthcoming industry events. The website also includes the Port Technology Supplier Directory which has emerged as an invaluable resource for those sourcing and specifying new equipment. It brings together supplier generated content (product news, press releases, technical specs, case studies and videos) to provide measurable and low cost sales leads, connecting buyers and suppliers.

Key Facts:

  • The only technology journal for port authorities and terminal operators
  • Global audience in excess of 40,000 senior executives
  • Partnerships with the most respected associations, terminal operators and event organisers helps to ensure the quality of both the editorial content and audience
  • 73,804 average monthly sessions users
  • 14,000 readers subscribe to our daily email news service and weekly e-newsletter

Visit the Port Technology International website here. is the only completely free online guide to ports around the world. It includes comprehensive data on almost 5,000 ports to provide shippers and freight forwarders with the necessary information to enable them to decide which ports to use.

Shipping lines and freight forwarders are constantly evaluating their shipping networks and routes in order to improve speed and efficiency in delivery, while simultaneously keeping costs down. There are many factors to be considered when choosing a port of call, including: port activities, handling facilities, hinterland connections, approach and entry, traffic, security, safety and environmental factors.

The Port Directory allows users to search for a port by location or key facilities, compare the key facilities of the ten closest ports and provides coordinates, maps, contact details and further information.

Key Facts:

  • The only completely free online port directory
  • Comprehensive information to help shippers decide which ports to use
  • 8,029 average monthly sessions users
  • 29,061 impressions per month*
  • 4,897 ports listed

* Google Analytics, October 2016

Visit the Port Directory website here here.