Corporate Supporting Members Links
British Marine, founded in 1876, specialises in the underwriting of Hull & Machinery (H&M), Protection and Indemnity (P&I) and Legal Expenses (FD&D) insurance for small to medium sized ships.
C.A.R Consulting group is an international group specializing in finished vehicle and ro-ro unit inspection, supervision & cargo superintendency, quality audits and training courses, automotive risk management, and claims management.
Class Instrumentation was established in 1996 by Ken Hawes and since that time the company has grown into a global leading player in ultrasonic, non-destructive testing and survey equipment.
Cyber Prism provides a top-down Cyber Survey covering all aspects (not just IT) within the organisation. A comprehensive Report identifies all Cyber Assets, their criticality, vulnerabilities and possible threats, together with an Action Plan for their Protection, Response and Recovery.
Cygnus Instruments Ltd, founded in 1983, were pioneers in the development of the ultrasonic multiple echoes technique used for material thickness measurement through coatings. Today they remain a force in maritime instrumentation and gadgetry.
DFS Maritime Services Sdn Bhd is a one-stop maritime services provider.
Fanar Marine Services (FMS) is an independent, privately owned, marine consultancy, surveying and inspection service provider which was established in 2007.
Founded in 2010, Galleon Marine Insurance Agency provides liability insurance for marine professionals and logistic providers.
A membership organisation for marine surveyors working and operating in Nigeria.
Provider of professional indemnity scheme for IIMS members.
Oceanskies has specialised in the registration, documentation and crew employment for yachts as well as aircraft and helicopters since their launch in 2013. As well as having headquarters located in the heart of St. Peter Port harbour in Guernsey we also have offices in Malta and representation in Jersey, the Isle of Man, the United Kingdom, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
Strategic Technical Services, LLC (STS) is a small business specializing in Systems Engineering and Software Development expertise for a variety of federal and commercial customers.
Founded in 1994, the Workboat Association is the trade, skills and safety standards association for the workboat industry.
Tritex NDT manufactures and supplies Multiple Echo Ultrasonic metal Thickness Gauges used for verifying corrosion levels and measuring metal thickness from one side only, without removing any protective coatings.
Founded in 2008, Waarith Consulting Limited provides terminal and stevedoring services, cargo survey and inspection, marine survey, and wrecks and derelicts removal.
At Winter & Co. we offer a professional service to the marine industry and as a Lloyd’s cover holder we underwrite much of our business in-house and are able to offer our clients quick decisions and competitive terms.
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General Marine Links
The BSS is not a legal entity. It exists by way of a ‘collaboration’ set up by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 1995 between the owners of the Scheme, The Canal & River Trust and the Environment Agency.
The CRT is the charity that looks after and brings to life 2,000 miles of waterways, because they believe that life is better by water.
EMSA’s mission is to serve EU maritime interests for a safe, secure, green and competitive maritime sector and act as a reliable and respected point of reference in the maritime sector in Europe and worldwide.
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IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. IMarEST is the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals and a registered charity. It is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.
The Institution of Diagnostic Engineers has championed the recognition of the special knowledge and skills required to detect and diagnose deterioration of plant and machinery for over thirty years.
ICS is the global trade association for shipowners and operators, representing the world’s national shipowner associations and over 80 % of the world merchant fleet.
Lloyd’s Agency manages three distinct, but related functions, which service the marine insurance industry. These are the Lloyd’s Agency Network, the production of certificates of insurance in respect of marine business and the salvage arbitration process arising from use of Lloyd’s Open Form.
Lloyd’s List is a daily newspaper regarded as an invaluable source of information covering the maritime industry. Its coverage includes tankers, containers, ports and dry bulk news as well as other worldwide shipping matters.
The MAIB investigates marine accidents involving UK vessels worldwide and all vessels in UK territorial waters.
The Marine Surveying Academy Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Institute of Marine Surveying Ltd. As an organisation, Marine Surveying Academy is dedicated to providing the best quality marine surveyor based training and marine accreditation programmes.
The Nautical Institute is the international professional body for maritime professionals. They provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an international institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.
Seafish is a non-departmental public body supporting the seafood sector in the UK to help it thrive.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the air, marine, pipeline and rail modes of transportation.
Witherby is a specialist publisher of regulatory, technical and operational marine publications.
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Marine Industry Associations
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is a non-profit, member organization that develops voluntary global safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats.
Founded in 1943, ABBRA advocates on behalf of boat building, refit, repair and service businesses in the United States and beyond.
Through the collective buying power of its’ members, the Association strives to purchase high-quality materials at the lowest cost of any boat building entity in the United States.
The American Waterways Operators is the national advocate for the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, which serves the nation as the safest, most environmentally friendly, and most economical mode of freight transportation.
Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) is the leading professional and regional yacht industry association for Asia; and the first ever cross-country association established in Asia.
One of the key objectives of AAMA is to draw up a master plan on measures necessary to progress the maritime agenda as envisaged in the African Maritime Transport Charter.
The Association of British Columbia Marine Industries (ABCMI) was created to further and represent the interests of the industrial marine sector and its supply chain.
The Association stands for the interests of the Estonian marine industry in the public sector and contributes to the development of the sector related study programmes and to the popularisation of the professions.
AINA is the industry membership body in Great Britain for organisations with statutory or other legal responsibility for the management, maintenance and operation of navigable inland waterways for navigation.
The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated exclusively to the marina industry.
The Association of Pacific Ports (APP) is a trade and information association founded in 1913 as the Pacific Coast Association of Port Authorities (PCAPA) for the purpose of promoting increased efficiency and effectiveness of the ports of the Pacific.
BIMCO has NGO status with offices in Copenhagen, Singapore, Shanghai, Athens and London and our members range from the largest shipowners in the world to small local port agents and law firms.
The UK Boating Association was set up to promote co-operation and comradeship between all river users and all associated waterways and to help make the waterways safer and more pleasant.
The Boating Industry Association (BIA) is the peak industry body that represents the interests of boating industry businesses and is an advocate for the boating wider community.
The British Maritime Law Association was founded in 1908. Its purpose is and always has been to promote the study and the advancement of British maritime and mercantile law.
The British Ports Association is a national membership body for ports. It represents the interests of operators that handle 86% of all UK port traffic, to Westminster and devolved Governments, and other national and international bodies.
In 2018 CMISA was founded on an idea, the idea to become the helm of the Canadian marine industry suppliers, services and shipbuilding.
The Canadian Marine Pilots’ Association is the national association that represents marine pilots on matters of relevance to the piloting profession whether expressed through legislation, regulation, policy reviews or industry consultations.
The CBOA is the prime trade organisation involved in the effort to sustain and increase freight carriage on waterways for economic and environmental reasons.
The primary aim of the CBIA is to encourage, help and develop nautical production in Croatia.
The Cyprus Shipping Association (CSA) was established in 1945, to provide a professional forum for the Shipping Agents of Cyprus.
DCSA is a nonprofit, independent organisation established in 2019 by several of the largest container shipping companies.
The EBA champions the interests of electric boat owners.
EBA Canada is a non-profit corporation whose vision is to ensure the sustainability of Canada’s lakes, waterways and environment and to help transition the Canadian boating industry to clean energy.
Founded in 1982, the EBA aims to ensure boat users are informed and consulted about EU legislation and to make their views known to relevant European Institutions.
European Boating Industry (EBI) represents the recreational boating industry in Europe.
The organisation’s main mission is the representation of National Composites Associations and industry-specific sectors, targeting end-segments sectors or potential product groups or processes at EU level.
EMPA is a professional, non-profit organization, created in Antwerp in 1963 by pilots and represents about 4.500 maritime pilots from 19 European countries
Founded in 2013, the European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association (EWABA) is representing the interests of the European waste-based and advanced biofuels industry.
The GMT was founded in 1983. As a non-profit Association the GMT represents nationwide the interests of companies and research institutions in the area of marine technology towards the public and policy makers.
The Hellenic Shipbrokers’ Association has always been interested in the continuous education of its members.
The Hong Kong Boating Industry Association (Hong Kong BIA) is a trade association that represents all sectors of the leisure marine sector.
The Honourable Company has a strong commitment to the professional standards of the maritime industry.
ICOMIA brings together national marine industry associations in one global organisation and represents them at an international level, presenting a strong and united voice when dealing with issues challenging the industry.
IWA is a charity that works to protect and restore Britain’s 7,000 miles of inland waterways.
Dedicated to safe ships and clean seas, IACS makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical support, compliance verification and research and development.
The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) represents the interests of quality dry cargo shipowners.
The Association provides leadership to the Tanker Industry in serving the world with the safe, environmentally sound and efficient seaborne transportation of oil, gas and chemical products.
The Associations’s aim is to develop and provide high levels of training to law enforcement, insurance investigators, and other marine professionals.
The International Association of Maritime Institutions is primarily an association of colleges and other organisations involved in providing education and training for personnel involved in the Merchant Navy, Towing and Fishing Industries.
IAMSP’s mission is to establish itself as the pre-eminent Association of security professionals operating within the maritime environment.
The Association promotes the interest of ports worldwide through collaboration and information-sharing that help resolve common issues, advance sustainable practices and continually improves how ports serve the maritime industries.
The International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA) is a membership organisation founded in 1952 dedicated to the promotion of efficiency and economy in the handling and movement of goods, from origin to destination, by all modes, and at all phases of the national and international transportation chain.
The International Congress of International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean has a 40-year history since the first Congress held in Istanbul in 1978.
IFBSO’s mission is to help member organisations mount cost-effective, quality exhibitions for the recreational marine industry around the world, by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and the development of co-operation between members.
The International Harbour Masters’ Association is the professional body for those with responsibility for the safe, secure, efficient and environmentally sound conduct of marine operations in port waters.
The International Marine Association is a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to building a sustainable future of the marine environment with leadership, advocacy and resolve.
The association was formed on the initiative of pilots’ associations from the five continents whose representatives met in Kiel, Germany in June 1970 and now represents over 8,360 pilot members in 51 countries.
The IMC is the umbrella association of maritime organizations and marine societies on the European level.
The IMHA promotes studies in maritime history from ancient times to the present.
ISU is the credible, trusted and unified global voice of its members who facilitate world trade by providing marine services that save lives, protect the environment, mitigate risk and reduce loss.
Founded in 1989, ISS is the representative organization of the large yacht industry.
The International Underwriting Association of London is the focal representative and market organisation for non-Lloyd’s international and wholesale insurance and reinsurance companies operating in the London Market.
The International Windship Association (IWSA) facilitates and promotes wind propulsion for commercial shipping worldwide and brings together all parties in the development of a wind-ship sector to shape industry and government attitudes and policies.
Italian Shipbrokers’ Association is the National Federation of Shipping Agents and Maritime Brokers and operates throughout the country through the 16 local trade associations covering all 144 Italian ports.
The Japan Boating Industry Association (JBIA) was established in May 1970 for the purpose of promoting the healthy growth of the marine leisure and sports industries.
More maritime disputes are referred to arbitration in London than to any other venue worldwide. The LMAA’s members have a wide range of experience and expertise, together covering almost anything which floats or is fixed to the seabed.
The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is the peak representative body for marinas, slipways, boatyards, berthing, mooring and other marine storage facilities as well as sailing and cruising boating clubs.
MLAANZ is a not-for-profit association, comprising over 500 members from Australia, New Zealand and several other countries.
Marine Society aims to be the first in learning and professional development for seafarers, helping them to learn new skills, gain accredited qualifications and realise their full potential.
Maritime Industry Australia is an industry and employer association that reflects its members’ requirements domestically and internationally.
MYBA is committed to serving the superyacht industry’s interests.
NABO listens to boat owners, represents and speaks out for them.
National Boating Association of Maldives (NBAM) is the Maldivian association representing liveaboards and has been their voice since its formation in 2007.
The NMEA is committed to enhancing the technology and safety of marine electronics through installer training and interface standards.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is a leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers.
Since its beginnings in 1963, the National Maritime Historical Society has been celebrating the sea – raising awareness of our maritime heritage and the role seafaring has played in shaping civilization.
The National Maritime Safety Association (NMSA) represents the marine cargo handling industry in the United States in safety and health matters arising under various statutes, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
The aims of the Association are to encourage the development of the New Zealand Marine Industry and support their members to build successful businesses.
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association is a trade and employment organisation for Norwegian controlled companies within the shipping and offshore industry.
The PMA’s mission is to provide industry leadership to their member companies through innovative integrated labour relations, human resources and administrative services.
PVA is the national association representing the interests of the U.S. passenger vessel industry since 1971.
The Professional Charter Association (PCA) was formed in 1991 by a small group of professional charter skippers and owners whose principal activity was that of skippered charter in UK domestic and overseas waters.
SSA membership includes manufacturers with a 99% share of UK ship production, including equipment manufacturers, service providers, research institutes, shipyards and commercial boat builders.
SEA Europe represents close to 100% of the European shipbuilding industry in 16 nations, encompassing the production, maintenance, repair and conversion of all types of ships and floating structures, commercial as well as naval, including the full supply chain with the various producers of maritime systems, equipment material, and services.
The Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA) is the lead association for the recreational marine sector in Singapore.
SNAME is an internationally recognized non-profit, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers.
The Steam Boat Association of Great Britain was formed in 1971 to promote the enjoyment of steamboats and steamboating – and to represent the interests of steamboat owners.
Superyacht Australia is the peak body for the Australian superyacht industry.
SYBAss was set up to represent large yacht builders in a constantly changing world. SYBAss ensures that the interests of superyacht builders are given the priority they deserve.
The U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) is a non-profit trade association whose mission is to promote and support the U.S. Superyacht industry and its members worldwide through advocacy, marketing and education.
Established in 1990, the WBTA has an evolving membership of boatbuilders and allied trades spread throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.
World Shipping is the united voice of liner shipping, working closely with policymakers and industry groups across the globe.
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Australia’s national regulatory body promotes the safety and protection of their marine environment and combats ship-sourced pollution.
The Danish Maritime Authority consists of a number of sections that are striving every day to ensure a healthy and safe environment on clean seas, working for safety at sea and maritime growth.
The Ghana Maritime Authority is the regulatory body responsible for all Ghanian seafaring matters.
The Marine Department, headed by the Director of Marine, is responsible for all navigational matters in Hong Kong and the safety standards of all classes and types of vessels.
The International Maritime Organisation is the United Nations specialised agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships. It is also committed to technical co-operation.
The Maritime Safety Directorate is responsible for the implementation of all national and international legislation in relation to safety of shipping and the prevention of pollution of the marine environment from ship-based sources in Irish Ports and territorial waters.
Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) was set up in June 2004 as the semi-autonomous agency in charge of regulatory oversight over the Kenyan maritime industry. Maritime safety and security is one of the Authority’s core functions.
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s primary role is to develop, promote and enforce high standards of marine safety. This includes minimising loss of life amongst seafarers and coastal users and responding to maritime emergencies 24 hours a day. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is also committed to minimising the risk of pollution of the marine environment from ships and where pollution occurs, minimising the impact on UK interests.
Maritime NZ is the national regulatory, compliance and response agency for the safety, security and environmental protection of coastal and inland waterways of New Zealand.
These Regulations are promulgated by the authority of The Trust Company of the Marshall Islands, Inc. which has been duly appointed by the Cabinet to act as the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator.
SAMSA aims to promote South Africa’s maritime interests and development and position the country as an international Maritime Centre while ensuring maritime safety, health and environmental protection.
Transport Canada is a federal institution, leading the Transport Canada portfolio, and is responsible for transportation policies and programs, promoting safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation.
Transport Malta, through its Ports and Yachting Directorate, is responsible for regulating maritime leisure activities in the territorial and internal waters of Malta.
Since 1790, the Coast Guard has safeguarded the American people and promoted national security, border security, and economic prosperity in a complex and evolving maritime environment.
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