Informa Maritime & Transport

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Informa Maritime & Transport located in United Kingdom & Hong Kong is specialized in international maritime, transport and fishing information products and services. The parent company’s 40,000+ academic and business titles in print are founded on high value content[citation needed] in a wide variety of subject areas, including maritime trade. The world's largest provider of business information to the transport and maritime industry. It is a subdivision of Informa PLC & holds more than 75 conferences and exhibitions in over 15 countries around the world and is the publisher of 30 market leading newspapers and trade magazines for the maritime and transport sector.[1]



Lloyd's List the oldest newspaper in the world which provides maritime news around the clock, in print and on the web is produced by the division of Informa Maritime & Transport which handles maritime information for the entire group. It sells maritime information such as the Lloyd's List to corporations in 134 countries.[2] Informa Maritime & Transport is a publisher of 30 market leading newspapers and trade magazines for the maritime and transport sector. Their publishing products include Cargo Systems, International Freighting Weekly, Lloyd's Cruise International, Lloyd's Ship Manager, Ship Care, Containerisation International and Lloyd's Shipping Economist.

It has also published a guide for each of the two types of contract between merchant and shipowner: Time Charters and Voyage Charters. In a Voyage Charter, the charterer hires the vessel for a single voyage, while the vessel’s owner provides the master, crew, bunkers and supplies. In a Time Charter, the vessel is hired for a specific amount of time. The vessel’s owner still manages the vessel but the charterer directs the vessel’s operation, and may sub-charter the vessel.[3]


Informa Group is one of the world’s largest conference organizers hosting over 3,000 conferences and exhibitions worldwide & prominent event organiser, staging around 100 maritime and energy related conferences a year (under the Lloyd's List Events and Knect365 brands), and a dozen major exhibitions including the leading biennial passenger ship trade show 'Cruise + Ferry' and 'Terminal Operators Conference' (TOC) series.


  1. ^ "Expomedia Group and Informa Join Forces to Create Maritime & Transport Russia". 2002-09-24.
  2. ^ "Technical Note of NILIM No.309" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Informa Maritime & Transport".

External links

  • Informa Maritime & Transport official site
  • Lloyds MIU official site
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