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Who we are:

Port and cargo operations are the heart of the business for Maris, we help companies and authorities associated in the management and operation of ports and terminals to transform what they do and achieve.

Our clients are both large and small, and committed to providing excellence in performance, and customer satisfaction.

Based in Grimsby, UK, Maris was founded in 2012 and operates in both the UK and overseas. We have a passion for the port industry and work hard to meet our Clients needs, achieve positive results, provide quality usable deliverables, and cost effective solutions.

Maris works with a network of consultants to provide industry specific expertise in the key of areas in the port industry.

At the core of Maris is:

  Tim Smith, Director – is a Ports professional with 11 years Port Management and Consulting experience, with a broad range of technical skills from hands-on Port operations management (both container and break bulk), to Client-side consulting assignments. Having worked in the UK, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and India, Tim has an extensive knowledge of the ports industry, and has led, and been a key member, in the planning and execution of numerous port projects.