Elaborate Communications is the Shipping Industry’s foremost publisher – both of major industry titles such as Ship Management International and The Ship Supplier as well as for third party contract publishing.

Our team of conference organisers are also responsible for some of the shipping calendars most respected conferences in Europe, the US and the Far East, regularly bringing the best ship owner / manager / regulator speakers together to debate hard hitting issues of the day.


Ship Management International is the number one publication for today’s ship owners and ship managers and is the chosen advertising medium for companies wishing to target this essential and highly lucrative market sector.

Published bimonthly and circulated to shipowning and shipmanagement company chief executives and managing directors around the world six times a year, Ship Management International is the must read publication in this vibrant and fast-moving sector. Hard-hitting articles plus in-depth research and analysis educate and update today’s ship owners and ship managers, both in-house and third party, on the issues affecting the way they manage their ships.

The finest maritime writers and industry experts ensure Ship Management International continues its pledge of being the most dynamic and cutting-edge shipping magazine in the industry.


Promoting the image of ship supply worldwide is essential to the growth of the sector and The Ship Supplier, which is the magazine of the International Ship Suppliers and Services Association (ISSA) is a vitally important cog in the marketing and educating machinery.

In the 17 years it has been published, The Ship Supplier has become the number one magazine for ship purchasing and ship supply.

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