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Media Partners is the publisher of the Little Black Book of oil spill contractors.  This valuable reference is made available again for  the oil spill community due to the support of our advertisers – please refer to

The 8th Edition was published in 2019 after 18months of work verifying around 3,000 phone numbers and 1200 service center locations –  we have cross reference every number with websites, lists and data supplied by trusted contractors. We endeavor to make this book as accurate as humanly possible. This book is published approx every 3 years.

This directory has been in publication since 2001 and is the only directory dedicated to listing oil spill contractors world wide. The book spans 118 pages, and lists the contact details of over 1,200 oil spill clean up contractors in 50 countries including North America and Canada

FreightComms is the complete news source for freight forwarding, shipping, logistics, and supply chain professionals. It’s designed to help industry professionals gain a holistic view of all opportunities available to the industry — across the globe.

Global Maritime Hub is an online news portal for professionals in the shipping / ports / maritime/ logistics industry. We identify & aggregate pertinent shipping market information (reports & presentations) as well as other services of interest to the shipping executive.

PETROFINDER is the leading and young company which is providing the most advanced online platform for the real time trading and auction solutions for international oil and gas industries and major physical markets. Please find our introduction and services as follows :

1. B-to-B Online Trading Platform in Energy Sector.
2. Trading & Brokerage, Marketing and Consulting Services.
3. Online P.R and Advertising Services.
4. Global Recruitment and Energy Expert Finding Services.

For more information about PETROFINDER, please visit our website

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Information and Analytical Agency PortNews (IAA PortNews ) is the leading provider of maritime news in Russia covering both domestic and international markets. On-line news and analytical materials related to port services, sea and river transport, shipping and shipbuilding placed at the agency’s portal are available on open access. Special attention is paid to oil and fuel markets. The audience of the portal’s Russian and English pages numbers about 8,000 regular readers. Our readership covers the territory from the North-West to the Far East of Russia as well as 60 countries worldwide.

SAFETY4SEA (incorporating GREEN4SEA & SMART4SEA) is on a mission for Safe Ships & Clean Seas, being the world’s leading source of news and insight on safer, smarter & greener shipping using (with a top 5 world traffic rank), monthly paper magazines & special publications (circulated in more than 12,000 copies monthly across the globe and onboard ships), along with video & social media. Furthermore it hosts SAFETY4SEA, GREEN4SEA, SMART4SEA & CAREER4SEA Forums & Awards to foster excellence and share best practices across shipping. To learn more please visit

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

Xinde Marine News is a leading marine news provider with over 200,000 readers and subscribers in China. As an independent online media with the mission to provide independent, credible, critical and topical information, analysis, opinions, research and advisories to the maritime community with a clear focus on“Market, Vessels, Ports, Shipbuilding, Authorities, Enterprises and Seafarers.

BIMCO is the world’s largest international shipping association, with more than 2,100 members in over 120 countries. Our global membership includes  shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents.

BIMCO’s core services include taking an active role on behalf of shipowners during discussions with global and regional regulators, providing training and offering information and expert advice. BIMCO is also recognised worldwide for the clarity, consistency and certainty of its standard maritime contracts and clauses. We work closely with industry experts  to produce modern and flexible contracts tailored to specific trades and activities.

Cedre’s  vocation  is  to  provide  advice  and  expertise  to  spill  response  decision-makers.  This  mission  covers  both  marine  and  inland  waters, and involves all types of pollutants (oil, HNS, marine litter etc.). Cedre is constantly building on its knowledge and  developing  new  tools  to  accomplish  its  various missions.

Cedre’s  services  and  expertise  can  be  provided  to  French  or  foreign  authorities  as  well  as to private organisations:
Assistance 24/7, Training, Contingency Planning, Research, Analysis and Testing, Information.

Cedre  is a  not-for-profit  association  founded on the 25th of January 1979 as part of the measures taken in  the  wake  of  the  Amoco Cadiz oil spill.

The IMarEST is an international membership body and learned society that brings marine engineers, scientists and technologists together into one professional body. The largest marine organisation of its kind. It spans 128 countries and works to promote the scientific development of marine disciplines, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise if marine professionals worldwide.

Members are able to plan professional registration (such as Technician, Incorporated, Registered or Chartered status). Education is supported through MLA College (Plymouth) which delivers distance e-learning.

The IMarEST is an NGO with consultative status at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and International Hydrographic Organisation plus special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).

INTERTANKO is the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners, a forum where the industry meets, policies are discussed and best practices developed. INTERTANKO has been the voice of independent tanker owners since 1970, ensuring that the liquid energy that keeps the world turning is shipped safely, responsibly and competitively.

INTERTANKO is committed to working for safe transport, cleaner seas and free competition and its Members lead the continuous improvement of the tanker Industry’s performance in striving to achieve the goals of:

  • zero fatalities,
  • zero pollution and
  • zero detentions.

INTERTANKO Members also deliver the highest quality services to meet the expectations of their stakeholders and promote the availability and utilisation of personnel with the highest quality skills and competencies.

IPIECA was originally established in 1974 at the request of UN Environment to develop a shared industry response to environmental and social issues and provide a platform to share knowledge and best practice.  IPIECA remains the oil and gas industry’s principal channel of engagement with the United Nations; we inform our members of key UN developments, make fact-based information available globally, build relationships and explore partnerships.  IPIECA brings its members together to share views and to develop good practices to help the oil and gas industry improve its operations and products to meet society’s expectations for environmental and social performance.

Founded in 1955, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) is the global alliance of the world ports community, representing 170 ports and 130 port-related organizations in about 90 countries worldwide.  The member ports together handle more than 60% of the world’s seaborne trade cargo and nearly 70% of global container traffic.  IAPH meets every year at the IAPH Conference, the largest gathering of the world ports community.  Port executives and experts coming from all parts of the world exchange views and experiences on a range of issues and challenges.

ITOPF is maintained by the world’s shipowners and their insurers on a not-for-profit basis to promote effective response to spills of oil, chemicals and other substances in the marine environment.

Since our establishment in 1968, we have attended on-site at over 800 shipping incidents in 100 countries to provide objective and scientific advice on clean-up measures, the effects of pollutants on the environment and economic activities, and on compensation.

Our first-hand experience of pollution incidents is utilised during contingency planning and other advisory assignments for government and industry. We are an authoritative source of information on marine spills and share our knowledge at training courses and seminars throughout the world, encouraging best practice through outreach and education.

Established in 1984, the International Spill Control Organization’s mission is to raise worldwide preparedness and co-operation in response to oil and chemical spills, to promote technical development and professional competency, and to provide a focus for making the knowledge and experience of spill control professionals available to IMO, UNEP and other organizations. ISCO has members in over 52 countries.

ISCO members include the world’s leading spill response contractors, consultants, training providers and manufacturers of spill response equipment and materials. Members also include organisations involved in response planning and management support, spill response R&D, oiled wildlife rescue, oil spill detection and tracking, and many other spill-response-related activities.

For governments and other entities requiring assistance during major spill events, ISCO provides an invaluable communications link for rapid sourcing of urgently needed response resources. ISCO also initiated the development of RESPONSECON (the internationally recognised spill response contract template) to speed up mobilisation of spill combat resources, a joint project completed by ISCO, BIMCO, IGP&I, ISU and other stakeholders, introduced at IMO in 2017.

With Consultative Status at IMO and Observer Status at IOPC Funds ISCO is the only international organisation representing the spill control industry and those who work in it to mitigate environmental damage.

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Singapore Polytechnic’s Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) offers both Pre-Employment Training (PET) through diploma courses in Marine Engineering, Maritime Business and Nautical Studies as well as Continuing Education & Training (CET) through professional courses such as CoC and STCW courses for deck and engineering officers. Established since 1957, SMA remains at the forefront of Maritime Education and Training through three key thrusts; leveraging on Education Technology, building Staff Capability and strengthening Industry Engagement. SMA readily responds to industry needs and aligns its curriculum to the SkillsFuture framework. SMA grooms work-ready, life-ready and world-ready individuals to form a caring community of inspired learners committed to serve with mastery.

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 40 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries. For more information, please visit