Maritime PR and marketing firm Polaris has been appointed by the one of the world’s leading flag states the Isle of Man Ship Registry.
Polaris MD Ben Pinnington said the company is supporting the IoM with a range of services including profile raising in international maritime press, social media, business development and trade fair support.
“We are delighted to be working with the IoM Ship Registry which is one of the most respected flags in the world consistently appearing at the top of the Paris White List,” he said. “Polaris has worked hard for a number of years to develop a niche in maritime representating some of the biggest maritime businesses in the world. We really look forward to supporting the registry with PR and opening our contacts book to help the IoM through our networks including in China.”
The IoM Ship Registry is a member of Red Ensign Group and is an International Registry. Any vessel registered in the UK, a Crown Dependency or UK Overseas Territory, is a “British ship” and is entitled to fly the Red Ensign flag and offer support of the Royal Navy and British consulate network worldwide. The IoM’s portfolio of clients includes many of the world’s blue-chip ship owners and prestigious super yachts.
Earlier this year Polaris won the Maritime Professional Services Business of the Year Award at the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards following a judging panel process and public vote.
Polaris was founded in 2011 and has grown its maritime client base across the UK and overseas notably in India, Oman, Poland and China. Polaris has worked with a wide range of maritime businesses including the Port of Gdansk, Oman Drydock, Oman Shipping, Roxtec, Griffon Hoverwork, Department of International Trade Maritime Division, Atlantic Container Line, Seatruck, Intermarine Poland and Cammell Laird. Polaris provides a range of marketing services to help businesses win work and create opportunities including publicity and social media campaigns, trade fair and business development support, brand building, websites and creative design and film and photography. For more details visit: www.polarismedia.co.uk Twitter: @PolarisMedia LinkedIn: Ben Pinnington