The Maritime Standard is a Dubai-based media company, which publishes a fortnightly online newsletter that covers developments in the shipping, ports and other maritime industries in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent. It has become one of the most-read publications in its field, being received by over 40,000 individuals through their email in-boxes. In addition The Maritime Standard organises an annual Awards gala dinner, which takes place in the luxurious setting of the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai; rewarding excellence in the regional maritime sector. This attracts all the leading Chief Executives and Managing Directors from the major participants in the industry. Alongside the Awards, The Maritime Standard runs TMS Tanker Conference and publishes an annual UAE Maritime Yearbook.