The Maritime Executive publishing company was founded in 1997. Its mission is to provide industry leaders with in-depth analysis of maritime issues and to report the news affecting the global maritime community. The company has three business units: The Maritime Executive Magazine, the MarEx Newsletter, and the MarEx website (www.maritime-executive.com). Through these three platforms The Maritime Executive is able to reach the global maritime audience and, thereby, maximize the intellectual capital of industry executives while creating enormous value for advertisers. The Maritime Executive aims to be the leading source of maritime news, jobs, events, and industry analysis. It intends to do so by enhancing its interactivity through continued investment in today’s most advanced technologies. In addition, the organization will continue to provide benchmarked research to executives – intellectual capital vital to operating their organizations. Providing free and easily accessible content will encourage growth in readership and create value for advertisers.