About Us

Learn about who we are & what we do...

Originally established in 1995, under the name of Millennium Conferences International, MCI Media Ltd has cemented itself as a key player across the Port, Container, Maritime, Bulk and FIBC industries successfully expanding over the last 18 years to incorporate three main divisions: Event Management, Publishing and Conferences & Exhibitions, the latter of which is at the core of the company’s activities.

MCI Media Ltd has successfully organised bespoke seminars, conferences and exhibitions across the above mentioned sectors with our event portfolio including
'Port & Terminal Technology', 'Port Finance & Investments', 'Ports & the Environment' and the ‘World FIBC Congress’.

MCI Media Ltd are also the proud publishers of World Port Development. Established in 2000, and having celebrated it's 10-year anniversary in 2010, World Port Development is now firmly established as THE leading international journal for port management and engineers both in the container and bulk industry.

The "voice of the ports and shipping industry", World Port Development reports from within the maritime sector providing a broad news section and regular pull-out supplements for future reference as well as port and industry surveys. For more information - click here

In addition, MCI Media's publishing division produce the World FIBC Guide - the only handbook for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers, Equipment and Services.

A comprehensive A-Z of FIBC manufacturers and company profiles the guide also includes information and advice on safe handling of FIBCs, labelling, reconditioning and recycling as well as details of test-houses worldwide.

MCI Media Ltd also provide a number of port handbooks, bespoke industry reports, directories, supplements and PR services.
By diversifying its activities MCI Media Ltd is able to comply with the wishes of its ever-increasing list of clients, offering a flexible approach and outstanding customer service.

Making all the above possible, and enabling MCI Media's successful rise to prominence, is our dedicated team of core staff...

Peter van Schie

Peter founded MCI Media Ltd back in 1995 and continues to drive its success spear-heading the company's strategic focus across both the event and publishing sectors. With over 23 years' experience he has worked for a number of port magazines including Cargo Systems, Cargo Today and World of Cargo Handling. As a consultant, Peter has been involved in various marketing and PR campaigns. He also researches and writes independent reports for the port industry. 

Sheila Moloney

Sheila has been a key member of the team for over ten years and in 2008 she took over the role of Editorial Director for MCI's conference programmes. She has also been instrumental in helping World Port Development - the official journal for our events - achieve its prominent position in the industry. Prior to joining MCI Media Sheila worked in management consultancy and education.

Claire Palmer

Claire joined MCI Media Ltd in 2008 as Business Development Manager and is an invaluable member of the team. She drives the marketing and sales team and promotes MCI's presence worldwide by organising our events and distribution programme. Previously Claire worked for the BBC for 5 years in an event/marketing role.