Directorio Marítimo


Seafarers are being held hostage by armed gangs of Somali pirates, in appalling conditions, subject to physical and psychological abuse, for many months. Their ships have...

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Shipping Facts!!!

Shipping and World Trade

  • The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.

  • Shipping is the life blood of the...

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An Industry That Gives Back!

The Shipping Industry is an industry that is passionate about giving back. Whether this be environmentally or by helping others. Mercy Ships is just one example of how...

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An Industry that cares about the Earth!

Although the maritime sector is necessary, harming the environment is not. This is why the industry is dedicated to reducing Green House Gas emissions to better ensure the...

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Have you come across an unfamiliar maritime word? Check out the glossary...

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