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.
EMSA capitalises on its unique know-how to position itself as an essential player in the maritime cluster in Europe and beyond.
EMSA works on maritime safety, security, climate, environment and single market issues and tasks, first as a service provider to Member States and the Commission, but also as an innovative and reliable partner and knowledge hub for the European maritime cluster and potentially beyond as a reference internationally.More Info
BIMCO – the practical voice of shipping
Facilitating trade is at the very heart of our business, and since 1905, we’ve helped our members keep world trade moving. We make it our business to help our members with theirs.
BIMCO members cover over 60% of the global fleet and consist of local, global, small, and large companies. We are an organisation and global shipping community of around 2,000 members in more than 130 countries.
From our offices in Houston, London, Copenhagen, Athens, Brussels, Singapore and Shanghai we aim to help build a resilient industry in a sustainable future whilst protecting world trade. We do this by finding practical solutions for our members to help them manage risk in a changing world.More Info
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT).
We provide a 24-hour maritime and coastal search and rescue emergency coordination and response service for the United Kingdom.
We produce legislation and guidance and provide certification to ships and seafarers. Through our survey and inspection regime, we enforce standards for ship safety, security, pollution prevention and seafarer health, safety and welfare. We promote maritime standards, encourage economic growth and minimise the maritime sector’s environmental impact.More Info
We do this by providing top-quality advice to our members and advocating on their behalf helping them to deliver a greener world and more prosperous nation. We also seek to be the voice of the industry in the media and ensure we take every opportunity to ensure shipping is ready for the challenges of tomorrow.
Here you can find out more about the team, our governance structure and partners. You can also read our corporate strategy.More Info
IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine and atmospheric pollution by ships. IMO's work supports the UN SDGs.More Info
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.More Info