PAS Publicaties is a press agency specialized in international communications related to the maritime and offshore trades. It offers pertinent news as well as editorial, promotional and consultancy services. Currently serving some 50 companies, it composes press releases, newsletters, advertisements, advertorials, brochures and company profiles, and also makes corporate designs. PAS Publicaties operates in close association with such local and national organizations as the Den Helder Harbour and Shipping Trade Association and the Association of Dutch Suppliers in the Oil & Gas Industry (IRO). Among its clients are both local- and national-government authorities, shipping, dredging and offshore companies, shipyards, supply and service firms, and construction companies. Over 20 Dutch and foreign news media, including daily newspapers, weekly magazines and other periodicals, regularly take dispatches and articles issued by this press agency.