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Table of contents: ( Please report any obsolete / broken links )

Section AMaritime treaty instruments  |   section a international treaties   |   section a treaty making organisations   |  

Section BThe flag state  |   european and international maritime commercial law   |   foreign flag state authorities and registers   |   UK government organisations   |   UK law   |   UK legislature   |  

Section CThe shipowner, operator and manager  |   cable ship operators   |   chemical ship operators   |   cruise ship operators   |   dredging companies   |   dry bulk shipping companies   |   ferry companies   |   gas carrier operators   |   heavy lift ship operators   |   liner shipping companies   |   ministry of defence operating ships   |   misc shipping sites   |   offshore vessel operators   |   reefer vessel operators   |   research vessel operators   |   ship management companies   |   shipowners organisation   |   short sea shipping companies   |   tanker operators   |   Towage companies   |   Vehicle carrier operators   |  

Section DThe ship  |   classification societies   |   design and construction   |   ships equipment   |  

Section EMaster and crew  |   merchant navy uniform   |   other institutions   |   seafarers organisations   |   seafarers recruitment and mann   |   stcw convention   |   uk academic institutions   |  

Section FThe ships employment  |   carriage of goods law   |     liner agents   |     market reports   |     nautical book shops   |     parties   |     shipbrokers   |     shipping trades   | 

Section GMarine insurance and general average  |     general average   |     loss adjusters   |     marine insurance   |     P & I clubs   |  

Section HAt sea  |     emergencies gmdss and sar   |     marine accidents   |     pollution   |     salvage   |  

Section IIn port  |     agents   |     customs and excise uk   |     miscellaneous port sites   |     port state control   |     surveys and investigations   |     uk ports and port operators   |     world ports   |  

Section Jmiscellaneous sites of interest  |     general maritime links   |     maritime glossaries   |     merchant navy   |     miscellaneous   |     nautical book shops   |     sea survival   |     ship canals   |     ship enthusiasts sites   |     shipping journals and news age   |     shipping statistics   |     webcams showing shipping activity   |  

 

SECTION A: MARITIME TREATY INSTRUMENTS

Treaty-making organizations                                                                                                                  

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

United Nations

United Nations system of organisations

World Health Organization (WHO)

International treaties                                                                                                                          

ILO Employment Standards – A New Approach? – ISF ‘Key Issue’ paper

IMO Conventions (status table in full)

Miscellaneous conventions incl. Tonnage (good notes)

ILO labour standards for seafarers

IMO publications

OPRC Convention (good Briggs Marine notes on production of contingency plans to meet MCA approval)

ILO publication listing maritime standards

International Convention on Arrest of Ships 1999

Safety conventions (good notes on SOLAS, STCW, etc. and their Amendments, Protocols, etc.)

IMO Conventions (entry-into-force dates)

International treaties (1997 links to non-IMO treaties)

searules.com (Lloyd’s List/Denholm Ship Management online regulations service) (subscribers only)

IMO Conventions (good notes on methods of adoption, amendment, enforcement, etc.)

Liability conventions (good notes on CLC, Fund Convention, Athens Convention, etc. and their Amendments, Protocols, &c)

UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea)

IMO Conventions (status summary table)

Marine pollution conventions (good notes on MARPOL, etc. and their Amendments, Protocols, etc.)

 

 

SECTION B: THE FLAG STATE

UK legislature                                                                                                                                        

House of Commons and Commons Select Committees

House of Lords and House of Lords Select Committees

Parliament

UK law                                                                                                                                                     

Acts of Parliament (1996 to date)

London Maritime Arbitrators' Association (LMAA)

Merchant Shipping legislation (MCA list)

Commercial and Admiralty UK court cases indexed by subject matter

London Shipping Law Centre

Merchant Shipping Notices (MSNs)

Consultation Paper on Possible Legislation to Combat Alcohol Abuse at Sea

Marine Guidance Notes (MGNs)

Statutory Instruments (1997 to date)

Court Service (England & Wales court information)

Marine Information Notes (MINs)

 

UK Government organizations                                                                                                             

British Shipping - Charting a New Course (Government policy paper)

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

MCA press releases

Command Papers (including White Papers, Green Papers and a list of other consultative documents on various sites)

Her Majesty's Stationery Office

MCA prosecutions

Consultation papers on shipping

Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR)

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

Radiocommunications Agency (RA)

Environment Agency

MCA contacts list

UK public sector organisations (many links)

Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee

MCA detention lists

 

European and international maritime and commercial law                                                                  

Admiralty & Maritime Law Guide (US site with good links to many international organisations)

European Commission (EC)

International commercial law (Australian site)

Eur-Lex (European Union law)

Giaschi & Margolis (good links to other sites)

Ship arrest and maritime claims (Australian site)

Foreign flag state authorities and registers                                                                                         

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

Cyprus Flag

Liberian International Shipping and Corporate Registration Office (LISCR)

Australian Registry of Ships

Hong Kong Shipping Register

Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS)

Bahamas Maritime Authority

Hong Kong Marine Department

US Coast Guard

Belize Registry

International Registries Inc. (Marshall Islands register)

 

Cambodian Registry

Isle of Man Shipping

 

 

SECTION C: THE SHIPOWNER, OPERATOR AND MANAGER

Cable ship operators                                                                                                                               

Global Marine Systems

 

 

Chemical tanker operators                                                                                                                     

Bona Shipping

Denholm Ship Management

Norbulk Shipping UK

Broström Tankers

Dorchester Maritime

Odfjell Tankers

Chemical tanker owners (links)

Jo Tankers

Stolt-Nielsen

Cruise ship companies                                                                                                                           

Airtours PLC

Disney Cruise Line

Royal Caribbean

Celebrity Cruises

Festival Cruises

Swan Hellenic

Cunard Seabourne

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

Windstar Cruises

Cruise line links

P&O Cruises

 

Cruise line links (a huge list)

Princess Cruises

 

Dredging companies                                                                                                                              

Boskalis

Dredging International

HAM Dredging (with dredging techniques well explained)

Dry bulk shipping companies                                                                                                                 

Associated Bulk Carriers (P&O Group)

Lauritzen Bulkers

Oldendorff

Bergesen d.y.

Gearbulk

Stena Bulk

Leif Hoegh

Mitsui OSK Lines

Stephenson Clarke

Ferry companies (mostly serving UK ports)                                                                                               

Brittany Ferries

Isle of Man Steam Packet

P&O Stena Line Ship

Buquebus

Isles of Scilly Steamship Co.

Red Funnel Line (Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Steam Packet Co.)

Caledonian MacBrayne

Merchant Ferries

Sea Containers

Cenargo (parent company of Merchant Ferries)

Norfolk Line

Stena Line

Condor Ferries

P&O European Ferries

Swansea Cork Ferries

Ferry company links

P&O Portsmouth

Truckline

Hoverspeed

P&O Irish Sea Ferries

Wightlink

Internet Ferry Guide (lots of links to operators worldwide)

P&O North Sea Ferries

 

Irish Ferries

P&O Scottish Ferries

 

Gas carrier operators                                                                                                                             

Bibby Line Group (LPG carriers)

Maersk Company Shipping Division (LPG carriers)

Norwegian Gas Carriers (LPG carriers)

Gas carrier owners (links)

Mitsui OSK Lines (LNG carriers)

 

Lauritzen-Kosan (LPG carriers)

 

 

Heavy lift ship operators                                                                                                                         

Dockwise

Jumbo Shipping

Mammoet Shipping

Liner shipping companies                                                                                                                       

Andrew Weir Shipping (Bank Line)

Curnow Shipping (operators of RMS ‘St Helena’)

Maersk-Sealand

APL (American President Lines)

Everard Lines (forest products liner service)

Mitsui OSK Lines

Canada Maritime (ice-strengthened box boats)

Evergreen

OOCL

Cosco (China Ocean Shipping Co.)

Maersk Company Shipping Division

P&O Nedlloyd

Ministry of Defence organisations operating ships                                                                                  

Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA)

Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service (RMAS)

Royal Navy (RN)

Miscellaneous shipping sites                                                                                                                  

Freightworld list of shipping companies

Internet Guide to Freighter Travel

Shipping companies links pages (a huge international list)

Offshore vessel operators                                                                                                                         

Boskalis Offshore (dredging, pipeline & trenching services)

Maersk Company Shipping Division

Stolt Offshore

Caldive (DSV operator)

Maersk Supply

Surf Offshore (good OSV info/images)

Eidesvik Shipping

Marr Vessel Management

Swire Pacific Offshore

Heerema (construction and heavy lift vessels)

Offshore company links (a huge list, but few shipowners)

Tidewater Offshore

Reefer vessel operators                                                                                                                           

Cool Carriers

Hamburg-Süd

Lauritzen Reefers

Geest

Hanjin

Star Reefers

Research vessel operators                                                                                                                        

British Antarctic Survey (polar supply/research ships)

CEFAS (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture) (fisheries research ships)

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Ship management companies                                                                                                                  

Acomarit

Celtic Marine

Norbulk

ASP

Columbia

V-Ships

Barber

Denholm

Wallem

Bibby-Harrison

Graig Shipping

 

Shipowners’ organizations                                                                                                                       

BIMCO

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Norwegian Shipowners’ Association

Chamber of Shipping (UK)

International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

Sea Safety Group

Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association

Intertanko (independent tanker owners’ association)

UK Maritime Forum

Intercargo (dry bulk cargo shipowners’ association)

International Shipping Federation (ISF)

United Kingdom Offshore Operators’ Association (UKOOA)

Ken Olsen’s shipownersorganisations links

 

 

Short sea shipping companies                                                                                                               

F T Everard

Lapthorn Group

 

Tanker operators                                                                                                                                      

Bergesen d.y.

Shell International Trading & Shipping Co.

Teekay

BP Amoco Shipping

Stena Bulk

 

Chevron

Chemical tanker owners (links)

 

Towage companies                                                                                                                                  

Cory Towage

Smit Harbour Towage Company

Wijsmuller Harbour & Terminal Towage

Vehicle carrier operators                                                                                                                          

HUAL (Höegh Ugland Auto Liners)

Mitsui OSK Lines

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

 

SECTION D: THE SHIP

Design and construction                                                                                                                         

Astilleros, Spain

Masa Yards, Finland

Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association

Blohm + Voss, Germany

Fincantieri, Italy

Ship Technology

Incat, Australia (high speed craft builder)

Ken Olsen’s shipyard links (a huge list)

Superseacat

Classification societies                                                                                                                            

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Hellenic Register of Shipping

Polish Register of Shipping (PRS)

Bureau Veritas (BV)

International Association of Classification Societies (IACS)

Registro Italiano Navale (RINa)

China Classification Society (CCS)

Korean Register of Shipping (KRS)

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS)

Cyprus Bureau of Shipping (CBS)

Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)

Turk Loydu

Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)                                          

 

Germanischer Lloyd (GL)

 

 

Ships’ equipment                                                                                                                                

Aspli Safety (LSA)

Comet (pyrotechnics)

Jotron (UK) (survivor location aids)

BESCO (lifeboats)

Crewsaver (lifejackets)

Kelvin Hughes (chart services)

BMEC register of systems, services and equipment

Datrex (LSA)

L & G Marine Fire and Safety

British Marine Equipment Council (BMEC)

Hammar (hydrostatic releases)

McMurdo (survivor location aids)

British Marine Industries Federation (BMIF)

I C Brindle & Co. (LSA)

Solar Solve (anti-glare roller screens)

British Maritime Technology

International Safety Products (LSA)

UK Hydrographic Office

British Standards Institute (BSI)

Jason’s Cradle (rescue stretchers and davits)

 

 

SECTION E: MASTER AND CREW

STCW Convention                                                                                                                                  

IMO Library Bibliography on STCW

 

 

UK academic institutions providing mainstream nautical training                                                       

An online guide for Indian students interested in studying in UK featuring a searchable course database.

A registry of publicly funded and private learning providers in the UK - Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

Database of educational opportunities in teh UK at school, undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. [Hotcourses.com]

Independent Schools Information about UCAS and the application provess for undergraduate and HND courses Postgraduate courses, access to over 20,000 courses in the UK at postgraduate and research level. [prospects.ac.uk]
Postgraduate courses, access to over 20,000 courses in the UK at postgraduate and research level. [postgrad.hobsons.com] Further education / vocational courses Londons leading course guide : The official guide to courses in greater London.
International centre for distance learning (ICDL) Teaching quality information : access to updated information about the quality of higher education in the UK universities and colleges. Research Assessment Exercise [RAE]: List of comparative research ratings of UK institutions.
Scholarships available for study in the UK : Comprehensive information source of scholarships and fellowships available for international students to study in the UK. Student Visas : Information about UK Visa procedures, guidance notes including application forms and contact details. Council for international student affairs: Provides information and advice about the various aspects of recruitment and support to international students.
UK Universities, colleges and research sites : UK sensitive map giving access to universities, colleges of higher and further education. Official travel guide to Britain : Provides free travel information, advice and literature on all aspects of travel to Britain. Working in the UK : Work Permits (UK) administer the work permit arrangements and other related schemes on behalf of the UK government.

Academic institutions (MCA links)

Glasgow College of Nautical Studies

National Sea Training Centre, Gravesend

Banff & Buchan College, Freserburgh

Liverpool John Moore’s University

North Atlantic Fisheries College, Shetland

Blackpool & the Fylde College, Fleetwood

Lowestoft College

South Tyneside College, South Shields

Warsash Maritime Centre (Southampton Institute)

 

 

Other institutions & organisations concerned with maritime training, education & research                  

Association of Marine Electronics and Radio Colleges (AMERC)

Jewel & Esk Valley College (for GMDSS courses)

North Sea Training Services (CPSCRB, FRB & EDH courses)

Cardiff Law School (for maritime law courses)

Lairdside Maritime Centre. Liverpool. John Moore’s University

Shipsafe Training Group

Cardiff University of Wales

Marine institute. Memorial Newfoundland

Southampton University Institute of Maritime Law

Centre for Advanced Maritime Studies (CAMS)

Marlins (English for seafarers)

Southampton University Institute of Maritime Law links

Centre for Crisis Psychology

Merchant Marine and Maritime ( links to maritime training institutes)

The Dynamic Positioning Centre, London (for DP training)

HOTA (seafarer training in Hull)

Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB)

University of Wales Department of Maritime Studies and International Transport

Seafarers’ organisations                                                                                                                         

Apostleship of the Sea

Marine Society

NUMAST (officers’ union)

International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)

Maritime Volunteer Service

RMT (ratings’ union)

Institute of Marine Engineers

Missions to Seafarers

Seafarers International Research Center (Cardiff University)

International Federation of Shipmasters’ Associations

Nautical Institute

Seafarers’ Benefits Advice Line

Seafarer recruitment and manning                                                                                                          

Clyde Marine Recruitment, Glasgow

International Marine Manning Services (IMMS), N. Ireland

Seastaff International, London

Crewforce, Lowestoft

Lowland International, Netherlands

Ship Safe Training Group (cadet recruitment)

Delta Marine, London

Maersk Company Cadet Scheme

Spinnaker Consulting, Essex (for shore jobs)

Dorchester Maritime, Isle of Man

Marine Recruitment Co. (Crewforce Ltd), Lowestoft

The Manpower Agency, Greenhithe (Wijsmuller (UK))

Genesis Personnel, Aberdeen

Marine Society list of UK cadet sponsors

 

Merchant Navy uniform                                                                                                                            

S M Bass & Co., Hull

 

 

 

SECTION F: THE SHIP’S EMPLOYMENT

Market reports                                                                                                                                          

Market reports for various shipping sectors (an excellent site)

 

 

Parties                                                                                                                                                      

Agents: Association of International Shipping Agents

Maritime lawyers: Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Shipbrokers: Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Charterers: Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

Shipbrokers & agents (USA): Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA)

Shippers: British Shippers Council

Freight forwarders: British International Freight Association (BIFA)

Shipbrokers: Baltic Exchange

 

Shipbrokers                                                                                                                                              

Barry Rogliano Salles

Drewry Shipping Consultants

Offshore Shipbrokers

BRS tanker freight rates

Gibson

ShipBuySell.com (free online Sale & Purchase brokerage)

Cargobiz.com

Howe Robinson

ShipDesk

Charterhouse Shipbroking

LevelSeas.com

Simpson Spence and Young

Chartering Handbook (good info on shipbroking practice)

Monsted Chartering

Virtual Chartering (online chartering)

Clarksons

NetShipbrokers

 

Liner agents                                                                                                                                             

OT Africa Line

Vogt & Maguire

 

Carriage of goods law                                                                                                                             

Countryman & McDaniel – good site for cargo disasters!

Hague-Visby Rules

Lex Mercatoria (everything on carriage of goods law!)

Hague-Visby Rules

Hamburg Rules

 

Shipping trades                                                                                                                                        

Container shipping sites (good links)

Cruise shipping sites

Reefer shipping sites

Container alliances

Cruise Lines International Association

TimberWeb.com (global timber market)

 

SECTION G: MARINE INSURANCE AND GENERAL AVERAGE

Marine insurance                                                                                                                                  

Cargo insurance law (Lex Mercatoria)

International Underwriting Association

Lloyd’s brokers (directory)

Central Union of Marine Underwriters (CEFOR)

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)

Marine Insurance Act 1906 (text)

Healy & Baillie – Legal and Maritime Links – P & I and Insurance Resources

Lloyd’s

Marine Insurance Megasite (numerous links)

International Association of Producers of Insurance and Reinsurance (BIPAR)

Lloyd’s Agency and Salvage

 

P&I clubs                                                                                                                                                 

American Steamship Owners Mutual P&I Association

London Steam-Ship Owners' Mutual Insurance Association

Swedish Club

Assuranceforeningen Gard (Gjensidig)

North of England P&I Association

UK P&I Club

Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig)

Standard Steamship Owners' P&I Association

 

France P&I

Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association

 

Loss adjusters                                                                                                                                         

Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters

Marine Insurance Megasite claims section

Richards Hogg Lindley

General Average                                                                                                                                    

York-Antwerp Rules 1994 (text)

 

 

 

SECTION H: AT SEA

Emergencies, GMDSS and search and rescue                                                                                          

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Shipping emergencies - Search and Rescue and the GMDSS (Focus on IMO paper)

INMARSAT

 

 

Marine accidents                                                                                                                                     

AMSA list of flag state organisations responsible for shipping casualties

International Marine Accident Reporting Scheme (MARS)

Marine Accident Investigators International Forum

US Coast Guard casualty Reports

 

 

Pollution                                                                                                                                                 

Briggs Marine (oil spill response specialists)

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

OPA 90 – US Government report on double-hull tanker legislation

British Oil Spill Control Association (BOSCA)

Oil Pollution Act 1990 (OPA 90)

Sea Empress Oil Spill (University of Wales School of Biological Sciences)

International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds

Oil Pollution Act 1990 (OPA 90) – text of Act

 

ITOPF summary of oil spill response arrangements and resources

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL)

 

Salvage                                                                                                                                                   

Bugsier, Germany

Lloyd’s Open Form (downloadable)

Tsavirlis Group, Greece

Cory Towage, UK

Orkney Towage, UK

Wijsmuller Salvage, Netherlands

Howard Smith Salvage Ltd, UK

Semco, Singapore

World Salvage Directory (ISU links)

International Salvage Union (ISU)

Smit Pentow, South Africa

 

Lloyd’s Agency Salvage Arbitration Branch

Smit Tak BV, Netherlands

 

 

SECTION I: IN PORT

Agents                                                                                                                                                      

Cory Brothers Shipping

Denholm Shipping Services

Shipping & port agents (a huge database)

Bunkers                                                                                                                                                    

Bunkerworld.com

 

 

Customs & Excise (UK)                                                                                                                              

HM Customs & Excise

 

 

Miscellaneous port sites                                                                                                                           

British Ports Association

Institute of Logistics and Transport

Ports links: Ken Olsen’s links

British Ports Industry Training (BPIT)

International Association of Ports and Harbours

Review of the arrangements for harbour pilotage under the Pilotage Act 1987

Chartered Institute of Transport

Port Marine Safety Code

Ships in port (listed)

Port State Control                                                                                                                                   

AMSA list of flag state organisations responsible for port state control

Tokyo MOU on Port State Control regime (Asia-Pacific)

USCG Port State Control Home Page

Paris Memorandum Secretariat

US Coast Guard Port State Control (USA)

Viña del Mar Agreement on Port State Control (S. America)

Paris MOU on Port State Control regime (Europe & Canada)

US Coast Guard Port State Information Exchange

 

Surveys and investigations                                                                                                                       

Cargo Survey Network (UK ports)

Marine Insurance Megasite surveyors section

SIRE Ship Inspection Report Programme

International Maritime Bureau (IMB)

Salvage Association

 

UK ports and port operators                                                                                                                      

Aberdeen

Glasgow and Clyde ports

Milford Haven

Associated British Ports

Goole

Newport

Ayr

Grangemouth

P&O Ports

Barrow

Great Yarmouth

Penzance

Barry

Grimsby

Plymouth

Belfast

Heysham

Port Talbot

Cardiff

Hull

Rosyth

Colchester

Immingham

Silloth

Dover

Ipswich

Southampton

Dundee

King’s Lynn

Southampton Container Terminal

Falmouth

Larne

Sullom Voe

Felixstowe

Leith & Granton

Teignmouth

Fleetwood

Liverpool

Tilbury

Forth Ports (Leith, Grangemouth, Burntisland, Granton, Methil)

London

Troon

Garston

Lowestoft

Whitby

World ports                                                                                                                                               

Dubai Ports Authority (with jobs vacancy page)

Miami

Singapore

Hong Kong

Rotterdam

World Ports database (search by country or port name)

 

SECTION J: MISCELLANEOUS SITES OF INTEREST

General maritime links                                                                                                                             

Miscellaneous maritime links

National Maritime Museum links page

maritime direct is an international shipping business site. Interest to managers as well has details on tanker container and blk carrier markets.

The royal fleet auxillary site, contains fleet details, contact lists etc

e-zine for sailing enthusiasts, includes local news events services and harbour guides

websites for a safety at sea editorial

site for maritime sailing enthusiasts. Sailing information listing of sailing clubs and schools as well as a photo gallery.

marine society magazine site. Includes the web ships project.

U.S based e-commerce venture for ship owners and suppliers to do business. Enables purchases of spares and stores over the internet and provides quotes.

Gps and raster charting systems site.

Distance learning programmes from nec. over 140 programmes ranging from i.t. to book keeping.

Summaries of safety digest and accident reports available on:

The national training org for british shipping. Details careers in shipping, courses and general maritime news. Contains links to all major maritime colleges.

Site for the maritime museum and research, offers cross indexed material for maritime related topics.

Imtech specialists for turnkey projects, ibs, propulsion control systems, power generation and distribution, machinery monitoring and control, electrical installations, electrical drives, hvac etc

 

 

Maritime glossaries                                                                                                                                  

Marine Transport Corporation (tanker company)

Shipbroking terms

US Marine Administration Glossary of Shipping Terms

Professor Tetley’s

Shipping abbreviations

 

Merchant Navy                                                                                                                                          

The Red Duster (MN enthusiast’s site with very good info about some of the ‘great’ British companies)

Merchantnavy.com (lots of links)

 

Miscellaneous                                                                                                                 

Centre for Marine and Petroleum Technology

Navies of the world – databases of warships

Precious Associates (maritime consultants)

Monsted Chartering links (interesting for brokers & operators)

Offshore projects in North Sea, with contractor links

Scott Polar Research Institute (University of Cambridge)

Nautical book shops                                                                                                                               

Kelvin Hughes

Maritime resources for mariners (American site)

Warsash Nautical Books

Sea survival (see also Ship’s Equipment in Section D)                                                                               

Poon Lim (sea survival record holder – 133 days adrift)

Equipped to Survive (survival publications and videos)

 

Ship canals                                                                                                                                              

Kiel Canal (United Canal Agency)

Panama Canal

Suez Canal (transit information & instructions)

Ship enthusiasts’ sites                                                                                                                            

American warship photos

Shiplover’s page (good photos and links)

World Ship Society

Maritime museum links

Ship photographs

 

National Maritime Museum

Ship photographs by Don Burgess

 

Shipping journals and news agencies                                                                                                      

Classic Fast Ferries

Hazardous Cargo Bulletin (for chemical and gas tankers, DGs, etc., with links to chemical & gas tanker owners)

Seatrade Web Newsfront

Fairplay

LLP (for Lloyd’s List, etc.)

Shipping Times of Singapore

Fast Ferry International

Marine Log

Tradewinds

Shipping statistics                                                                                                                                   

European Union: Transport in Figures (transport data for the Member States)

OECD – Shipping Transport Statistics

UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport (1999) – Statistics

Webcams showing shipping activity                                                                                                         

CargoLaw transport cams index

Panama Canal – Miraflores Locks live cam

Tommy’s list of live webcams

French directory of world cams

Rotterdam – Botlek Traffic Centre live cam (control it yourself)

 

 

 

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