Maritime Insights

Maritime Insights

Data is available in various formats and delivery by electronic mediums & email are available Our Maritime Director and his team dedicated to optimising the service we provide to meet your exact requirements. Choose from Maritime data on ships, maritime companies, ports & terminals owners and managers,plus a lot more news and pics.

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Shipping Movement Insights

Information on real time shipping movements around UK & Worldwide enables you to track live ship positions with accuracy , analyse the risk profiles of ships entering your waters and watch the global flow of shippping goods & commodities across the world.

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UK & WorldPort Insights

Visit or Plan a port call with ease anywhere in the world with up-to-date port news and analysis of global port facilities,security in addition to detailed data on over 10,000 ports and 23,000 port service providers.

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Energy Insights

UK Ports have developed market intelligence insight tools specifically for the energy shipping industry to track the activity of vessels carrying cargoes of oil products, coal and LNG.

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Maritime Statistics & Forecasting Reports

To access up to date accurate , reliable analysis of clean and renewable energy markets. Members can rely on our market information and consulting services for assistance with their strategy, business planning and investment decisions.

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Tendering Insights

The tendering process ? The tendering process ? Tendering for a contract Once you've found a contract you might want to bid for, read it carefully to decide whether your business can do the work. If you've got any questions about the contract, you can contact the organisation for more information.

Before you bid, you may have to send an 'expression of interest'. This is an initial stage of the tendering process that helps buyers to see who's interested in bidding and draw up a short-list of possible suppliers. You may be asked for information about your finances and experience, or references from previous clients. If you're put on the short-list, you'll get an 'Invitation to Tender' (ITT) or a contract notice inviting you to bid for the contract.

The contract notice and bid documents will explain what you need to do to submit your tender. Submit your tender with all the required information before the deadline. The price you offer in a tender will be binding if your bid is successful. Yes i know you that already !

For assistance UK Ports assists our members win tenders

Tender Support

Do you want help with winning tenders, bids or proposals to win contracts?
These come in many forms, such as PQQs (pre-qualification questionnaires), ITTs (invitations to tender), RFQs (requests for quotation), RFIs (requests for information), RFPs (requests for proposal) etc? High value contracts can be very attractive but dealing with corporate, government & council tenders, PQQs, RFPs etc can be confusing, time-consuming and off-putting.

All have to be project managed within tight deadlines!
We will work with you to coordinate this process and meet the deadlines. We will ensure that the best possible tender response is submitted. We can either help create the content for the entire document, including the commercial elements, or work with content you provide, making sure that is complete and pitched persuasively. Whatever our involvement we will ensure that the tender document scores as highly as possible when reveiwed, thereby giving you the best chance of moving onto the next stage of the bid process - probably a presentation!( For involved contacts this will involve a fee).

As well as helping with the preparation of your tender we can help with:
The Presentation Proposals and documentation other than for formal tenders Coaching in any aspect of selling (including negotiation)

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Compliance Insights

  • UK Ports will offer compliance guidelines under the following headings
  • Regulatory Compliance for Vessels
  • Regulatory Compliance for Waterfront Facilities
  • Regulatory Compliance for Shipyards
  • (Port) Facility Security Plan (FSP)
  • (Ship) Vessel Security Plan (SSP/VSP)
  • International Safety Management (ISM) System (SMS)
  • Towing Safety Management System (TSMS)
  • AWO RCP
  • Non-tank Vessel Response Plans (NTVRP)
  • Vessel Response Plans (VRP)
  • Ballast Water Management Plan (BWMP)
  • Crew Endurance Management System (CEMS) Plan
  • Regulatory Compliance Survey
  • Regulatory Compliance Survey for Vessels and Facilities
  • Coast Guard expert on Certificate of Inspection (COI)

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Compliance Insights

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  • Security Plan Development Workshop
  • Compliance and Leadership for Upper Level Management
  • Leadership & Management for the Mariner
  • Maritime Security Officer Training (CSO/VSO/FSO)
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) –
  • Implementation and Enforcement Issues for Waterfront Facilities
  • Facility Personnel with Security Duties
  • Vessel Personnel with Security Duties
  • Advanced Topics in Maritime Security
  • Crew Endurance Management Coaches

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Chemical & Security Insights Full guidance

  • Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism (CFATS)
  • Maritime Security for Enforcement Personnel (USCG)
  • Exportable customized training
  • Audits/Assessments
  • (Port) Facility Security Plan (FSP)
  • (Ship) Vessel Security Plan (SSP/VSP)
  • International Port Security Program (IPS) audits and assessments
  • International Safety Management (ISM)
  • International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Current Marine Inspection Document (CMID)
  • American Waterways Operations (AWO) Responsible Carrier Program (RCP)
  • Crew Endurance Management System (CEMS) assessments

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Leadership Insights

  • UK Ports members can access
  • Speaking
  • Seminars, Keynotes, Workshops
  • Conventions, Conferences, Meetings
  • Consulting
  • Leadership & Management
  • Compliance Management of Safety & Security
  • Regulatory Research
  • Regulatory Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation Consultation / expert witness / Coast Guard civil penalty hearings
  • Statistics & Market Research
  • Technical
  • Training

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