Some of our key partners include:

Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA)

The Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) consists of seven members from the shipowners’ associations of Asia Pacific nations, i.e. Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei and Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations (FASA), consisting of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The ASA membership together is estimated to control about 50% of the world merchant fleet today.


BIMCO members cover over 60% of the global fleet and consist of local, global, small, and large companies. BIMCO is an organisation and global shipping community of around 2,000 members in more than 130 countries. From offices in Houston, London, Copenhagen, Athens, Singapore and Shanghai, BIMCO aims to help build a resilient industry in a sustainable future whilst protecting world trade.

Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations (FASA)

The Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations (FASA) was established to allow closer co-operation in order to increase the role of ASEAN shipping in the carriage of the region’s cargoes as well as contribute to the development of intra-ASEAN trade. FASA was approved as an ASEAN Non-Governmental Organisation at the 5th Meeting of the 14th ASEAN Standing Committee that was held in Manila on 21st May 1981.

International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

International Chamber of Shipping (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 with members from around 40 countries. ICS membership comprises national shipowners’ associations, through which ICS uniquely and legitimately speaks for and represents the significant majority of international shipping. Their national member associations represent shipping companies from all sectors of the shipowner community.

International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is a leading trade association representing the vast majority of contractors and the associated supply chain in the offshore marine construction industry worldwide. Their members play a key role in the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries. They collaborate with their members and other stakeholders in addressing the challenges of climate change, and in ensuring environmental sustainability, particularly for ocean resources.

International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO)

The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) represents the interests of quality dry cargo shipowners. INTERCARGO convened for the first time in 1980 in London and has been participating with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) since 1993. INTERCARGO provides the forum where dry bulk shipowners, managers and operators are informed about, discuss and share concerns on key topics and regulatory challenges, especially in relation to safety, environment and operational excellence.


InterManager is the international trade association for the ship management industry. Their members are in-house or third-party ship managers, crew managers or related organisations and businesses from throughout the shipping industry. Collectively, InterManager members are involved in the management of almost 5,000 ships and responsible for around 250,000 seafarers.

INTERTANKO (International Association of Independent Tanker Owners)

INTERTANKO (the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners) is a trade association that has served as the voice for independent tanker owners since 1970, representing the interests of its members at national, regional and international levels. The organisation champions an industry dedicated to support global energy networks by delivering safe, efficient and environmentally sound transport services.

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is a voluntary association of oil companies with an interest in the shipment and terminalling of crude oil, oil products, petrochemicals and gas. It was formed in April 1970 in response to the growing public concern about marine pollution, particularly by oil. OCIMF has grown to become a leading authority on safety for the global marine industry, and today has member companies and consultancy status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) represents a wide spectrum of shipping companies and other businesses allied to the shipping industry. It is a national trade association formed in 1985 to serve and promote the interests of its members and to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore as an International Maritime Centre. SSA collaborates with relevant maritime stakeholders to protect the marine environment as well as to promote freedom and safety at sea.

World Shipping Council (WSC)

The World Shipping Council (WSC) provides a coordinated voice for the liner shipping industry in its work with policymakers and other industry groups with an interest in international transportation. The WSC and its member companies partner with governments and other stakeholders to collaborate on actionable solutions for some of the world's most challenging transportation problems. The WSC also plays an active role in the development of programs that improve maritime security without impeding the free flow of commerce.