Marinelog.com

Marine Log writers update the website throughout the day with the latest news from the inland, coastal and offshore commercial shipping industry for its 350,000-plus annual online readers. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; new technology and products; environmental news and regulations; and both U.S. and international market coverage. These topics and more receive over 1 million page views annually, with at least 120 news stories published every month to keep its readers updated on the industry as news happens.


Marine Daily

Marine Daily is a daily email newsletter that offers the latest news and updates from the inland, coastal and offshore maritime industry. The newsletter gives our 22,000-plus subscribers the top marine news from the day prior to the close of business each day of the week rather than a morning roundup of news from the previous day. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; new technology and products; passenger vessel news; environmental news and regulations; and both U.S. and international market coverage.

About Us

As one of the only B2B magazine devoted to the entire commercial marine market, Marine Log focuses on inland, coastal and offshore shipping news, trends and topics in a variety of maritime sectors. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; passenger vessel news; personnel coverage, including CEO profiles, industry Q&As with top executives on a variety of current issues, and promotions and recent appointments; new technology and products; fuel and propulsion analysis; environmental news; developments in regulations and legislation from Washington; and both U.S. and international market coverage. The magazine’s worldwide audience of nearly 30,000 qualified subscribers receives both digital and print access to the latest industry news, marketplace decision-makers and more. In addition to its print and digital publications, Marine Log hosts two annual conferences—Tugs & Barges for the commercial marine sector and Ferries for the ferry and passenger vessel market—and produces hot-topic podcasts, social media engagements and daily newsletters. The magazine, which reaches up to 120,000 maritime professionals each month, and its digital assets allow readers to connect with the industry, stay informed and act on advertising and editorial opportunities.

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Jeff Sutley, Publisher of Marine Log Magazine, one of the maritime industry’s most trusted media brands.
Jeff joined the Marine Log team in 2007 and has been a key influencer in taking Marine Log into the future by taking new directions that enhance the brand’s offerings to the industry it serves. He has continually pushed the boundaries of traditional publishing, while never losing sight of the basic and core values of Marine Log’s 141 year history.
“Whether reading a print edition, using your mobile device, listening to our podcast channel, or taking part in one of our events Marine Log is the trusted source of industry insight,” he says.
Jeff sutley
Jeff sutleyPublisher
Heather Ervin, editor in chief of Marine Log magazine, joined the publication in April 2019. Prior to this, she worked as the associate editor of a brown-water trade publication for more than six years. At Marine Log, she plans to combine her experience with the inland marine industry with our broader audience, which also includes coastal and offshore commercial shipping, to ensure a more robust coverage of the entire maritime market. Heather has more than a decade of reporting, writing and editing experience from a variety of newspaper and trade magazine publications.
Heather Ervin
Heather ErvinEditor

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. is one of the oldest, most well-respected, privately held B2B publishers in the U.S. Our diverse portfolio of print and digital products includes magazines, books, directories, e-newsletters, conferences, educational materials, websites, and trusted media brands spanning the banking to the sign building industries. More than 200,000 executives around the world count on Simmons-Boardman Publishing’s media products to help them make key strategic decisions about their businesses every day.

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Marine Log

Marinelog.com

Marine Log writers update the website throughout the day with the latest news from the inland, coastal and offshore commercial shipping industry for its 350,000-plus annual online readers. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; new technology and products; environmental news and regulations; and both U.S. and international market coverage. These topics and more receive over 1 million page views annually, with at least 120 news stories published every month to keep its readers updated on the industry as news happens.

Newsletter

Marine Daily is a daily email newsletter that offers the latest news and updates from the inland, coastal and offshore maritime industry. The newsletter gives our 22,000-plus subscribers the top marine news from the day prior to the close of business each day of the week rather than a morning roundup of news from the previous day. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; new technology and products; passenger vessel news; environmental news and regulations; and both U.S. and international market coverage.  

About Us

As one of the only B2B magazine devoted to the entire commercial marine market, Marine Log focuses on inland, coastal and offshore shipping news, trends and topics in a variety of maritime sectors. Topics covered include shipyard news and contracts; vessel design; tug, towboat and barge operations and updates; passenger vessel news; personnel coverage, including CEO profiles, industry Q&As with top executives on a variety of current issues, and promotions and recent appointments; new technology and products; fuel and propulsion analysis; environmental news; developments in regulations and legislation from Washington; and both U.S. and international market coverage. The magazine’s worldwide audience of nearly 30,000 qualified subscribers receives both digital and print access to the latest industry news, marketplace decision-makers and more. In addition to its print and digital publications, Marine Log hosts two annual conferences—Tugs & Barges for the commercial marine sector and Ferries for the ferry and passenger vessel market—and produces hot-topic podcasts, social media engagements and daily newsletters. The magazine, which reaches up to 120,000 maritime professionals each month, and its digital assets allow readers to connect with the industry, stay informed and act on advertising and editorial opportunities.

Marine Log Magazine


Heather Ervin, editor in chief of Marine Log magazine, joined the publication in April 2019. Prior to this, she worked as the associate editor of a brown-water trade publication for more than six years. At Marine Log, she plans to combine her experience with the inland marine industry with our broader audience, which also includes coastal and offshore commercial shipping, to ensure a more robust coverage of the entire maritime market. Heather has more than a decade of reporting, writing and editing experience from a variety of newspaper and trade magazine publications.
Heather Ervin
Heather ErvinEditor
Jeff Sutley, Publisher of Marine Log Magazine, one of the maritime industry’s most trusted media brands.
Jeff joined the Marine Log team in 2007 and has been a key influencer in taking Marine Log into the future by taking new directions that enhance the brand’s offerings to the industry it serves. He has continually pushed the boundaries of traditional publishing, while never losing sight of the basic and core values of Marine Log’s 141 year history.
“Whether reading a print edition, using your mobile device, listening to our podcast channel, or taking part in one of our events Marine Log is the trusted source of industry insight,” he says.
Jeff sutley
Jeff sutleyPublisher

Simmons Boardman Publishing

Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. is one of the oldest, most well-respected, privately held B2B publishers in the U.S. Our diverse portfolio of print and digital products includes magazines, books, directories, e-newsletters, conferences, educational materials, websites, and trusted media brands spanning the banking to the sign building industries. More than 200,000 executives around the world count on Simmons-Boardman Publishing’s media products to help them make key strategic decisions about their businesses every day.

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