Soundings Media Kit 2022

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Soundings Media Kit 2022

Advertising Opportunities The American Salvage Association (ASA) produces its quarterly Soundings magazine as a service to the global maritime community. Within its digital pages is the most important news and information relating to current salvage issues and events. It also provides a showcase for advertisers to deliver their corporate message to both the professional salvage community and the greater global maritime world. REACH

Soundings is distributed globally to more than 70,000 maritime professionals. Your Soundings advertisement automatically reaches the ASA membership, which conducts nearly 100% of all marine salvage, wreck removal, firefighting, lightering, rescue towing, port clearance, marine environment protection, pollution prevention and response operations in the American hemisphere.


In addition to ensuring your message is seen by this targeted, yet extensive audience, there are other tools which maximize your advertising dollar: • Keyword search • Navigate and magnify pages • Share articles • Mobile-friendly • Access previous issues • Read the issue online or download and print for later


Soundings is digital only, which provides its advertisers with numerous ways to extend their marketing dollar: • Link your ad to the landing page of your choice • Increase website traffic • Interact with readers to help the buying process • Generate an immediate response from customers

Soundings is distributed globally to a list of more than 70,000 email addresses in the marine and maritime industry, including vessel owners, ship builders, government agencies, port authorities, diving contractors, equipment manufacturers, and more! ISSUE PUBLICATION DATES



Spring Issue

March 28th

March 2nd

March 2nd

Summer Issue

June 15th

May 20th

May 20th

Fall Issue

September 28th

September 2nd

September 2nd

Winter Issue*

December 19th

November 22nd

November 22nd



4X Annual

ASA Members


ASA Members


ASA Members


Double Page Spread Full Page

$ 2500

$ 3075

$ 2350

$ 2900

$ 2200

$ 2725

$ 1750

$ 2125

$ 1625

$ 1975

$ 1500

$ 1825

Half Page

$ 1050

$ 1325

$ 950

$ 1200

$ 850

$ 1075

Quarter Page

$ 675

$ 850

$ 575

$ 725

$ 475

$ 600

Eigth Page

$ 450

$ 600

$ 350

$ 475

$ 250

$ 375

Double Page Spread

17” x 11”

Full Page 1/2 page Horizontal 8.5” x 11”

8” x 5”

1/2 Page Vertical

5” x 11”

All artwork must be supplied in JPEG files at 300dpi or better. EMAIL AD MATERIAL TO: Gail Nicholas at Ad design available with costs starting at $150. There will be surcharges on ad changes requested after submission, or if artwork isn’t publish ready.

1/4 Page 4” x 5”

1/8 Page 2” x 2.5”

Sponsorship Opportunities Commandant (4 available)

Full-page ad for 4 issues, inside front cover for one issue

$ 9000


Full-page ad for 4 issues

$ 7500


Half-page ad for 4 issues

$ 6000


Quarter-page ad for 4 issues

$ 4500

Sponsorship is exclusive to ASA members

Benefits of Sponsorship: • • • • •

Ad position guarantee* Recognition as a sponsor in Soundings Logo, 100-word company bio, and website link on sponsorship webpage of ASA website Extra exposure table display at ASA Annual General Meeting and/or quarterly meetings Social media coverage by ASA *Advertisement placement is on a first come first serve basis

For information on Sponsorship, contact Gail Nicholas at

Soundings is your best opportunity to reach nearly 100% of marine salvage companies in the Americas.

Membership Opportunities Not an ASA member? Do you want to be a part of a dynamic, transformational organization committed to best practices, advocacy, safety and the marine environment all while reaching both a targeted and wide maritime audience at a reduced member rate? Why not consider membership in the ASA! Benefits of membership: • Network and connect with the Western Hemisphere’s leading salvage experts and emergency response contractors • Access industry experts in incident command, safety standards, and regulatory affairs • Build lasting relationships within the maritime industry • Receive discounted advertising in Soundings magazine • Feature company news and personnel changes in the ‘Member News’ section of Soundings • Foster relationships with industry professionals and government regulators through participation in various ASA committees • Promote the utilization of other ASA members for work For more information on Membership, contact To join ASA Membership please visit

Who We Are ASA was created as an association of professional salvors in order to provide an identity and assist in professsionalizing the American marine salvage and firefighting response capability.

Communications Program ASA’s communications program is made possible solely through advertiser support. We appreciate the investment that our advertisers make with American Salvage Association and strongly encourage our members to do business with vendors that support our association. Members know that they can confidently select the quality products and services featured within the official resources of ASA.

Past Advertisers Alaska Chadux Network American Marine Corporation Ardent Blank Rome, LLP Budget Boat Towing & Salvage Co. Crux Diving Donjon Marine Donjon-SMIT, LLC Foss Maritime Company Frank Mohn AS Future Care, Inc. Global Diving and Salvage Gulfstream Services, Inc. Hanson Maritime Herbert-ABS Software Solutions, LLC High- Tech Diving & Safety Inland Salvage International Maritime Group JMS Naval Architects & Salvage Lamor USA Corporation Lea Diving & Salvage Co., Inc. Mammoet Marine Pollution Control

Marine Safety Consultants Marine Sonic Technology, Ltd. Maritime Emergency Response Moran Environmental Recovery Ocean Group, Inc. Ohmsett Overdick GmbH & Co. KG Parker Diving PCCI, Inc. Phoenix International Holdings Reed Maritime, LLC Resolve Marine Group Scientific and Environmental Associates Shaver Transportation SMIT Salvage Americas, Inc. Southeast Ocean Response Services SVITZER Salvage Americas, Inc. T&T Salvage, LLC Talleres Industriales TITAN Salvage Tow Boat U.S. Tri-State Maritime Safety Association Water Quality Isurance Syndiacte

Soundings is your best opportunity to reach nearly 100% of marine salvage companies in the Americas, salvage support companies, tug and barge owner/operators, diving companies, marine construction companies and environmental response firms.

Reserve your space in Soundings today! (203) 255 4686