The CompassAir Simplified Guide to Shipping – Index

September  2019



The purpose of this guide is to give a very brief insight into shipping, aimed at those new to the challenges and excitement of the maritime sector as well as anyone else looking for an overview of the industry.

    Part 2 – Key Stakeholders

    Part 7 – Abbreviations and Terms

    Part 8 – General Shipping Dictionary

    Part 9 – Ship Terminology

    Part 10 – Maritime Links

A few words about CompassAir

Creating solutions for the global maritime sector, CompassAir develops state of the art messaging and business application software designed to maximise ROI. Our software is used across the sector, including by Sale and Purchase brokers (S&P/SnP), Chartering brokers, Owners, Managers and Operators.

Through its shipping and shipbroking clients, ranging from recognised World leaders through to the smallest, most dynamic independent companies, CompassAir has a significant presence in the major maritime centres throughout Europe, the US and Asia.

Our flagship solution is designed to simplify collaboration for teams within and across continents, allowing access to group mailboxes at astounding speed using tools that remove the stress from handling thousands of emails a day. To find out more, contact us via [email protected].

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