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08 Nov, 2018, 06:29 GMT Finance Conference Speakers Take a More Optimistic View of Shipping Market Trends

The fourth Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference, held at Abu Dhabi's Sheraton Hotel and Resort, was in many ways very different from...


08 Oct, 2018, 07:23 BST Top BBC TV Journalist to Host TMS Awards

This year's The Maritime Standard Awards will have top BBC TV journalist Tim Willcox as Master of Ceremonies. The Awards, which take place at...


17 Sep, 2018, 07:36 BST The Maritime Standard Reveals Finalists for 2018 Awards

The full list of finalists for the fifth annual The Maritime Standard Awards, to be held on Monday, 15th October 2018, at the Atlantis, the Palm,...


05 Aug, 2018, 06:00 BST Senior Speakers Lined Up for TMS Ship Finance & Trade Conference 2018

Preparations for this year's The Maritime Standard (TMS) Ship Finance & Trade Conference, which takes place on 6th November at Sheraton Abu Dhabi...


01 Aug, 2018, 21:29 BST TMS Awards Secures Royal Patronage

For the fifth year in a row The Maritime Standard (TMS) has secured the royal patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, ...


20 May, 2018, 06:00 BST Strong Programme Raises Profile of the Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference

The programme for the fourth annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference, which will take place on November 6th 2018 at the...


01 May, 2018, 10:17 BST Judges Announced, It's Time to Prepare for the Maritime Standard Awards 2018

The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 will take place at the iconic Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, on Monday, 15th October 2018. Clive Woodbridge, Editor of...


01 Apr, 2018, 05:00 BST The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference Moves to New Location

In order to accommodate increased demand for delegate places, The Maritime Standard has decided to move this year's TMS Tanker Conference to The...


27 Oct, 2016, 05:00 BST The Maritime Standard Awards Maintain Standard for Excellence

The third annual Maritime Standard Awards, held on Monday 24th October at the iconic Atlantis Ballroom, on The Palm, have raised the bar still higher ...


04 Oct, 2016, 12:58 BST TMS Awards to Recognise Success in Difficult Times

The year 2016 will not go down as one of the best in the shipping industry's history, with economic factors and overcapacity producing challenging...