Useful Links


Equasis Database (Safety records of individual ships)

UNCTAD Annual Report

UN Conference on Trade and Development Review of Maritime Transport 

National Shipowners' Associations

Click here for links to ICS member National Shipowners' Associations

International Ship Operators' Organisations

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 
European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) 
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) 
Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) 
International Parcel Tankers Association (IPTA) 
Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators (SIGTTO)
Asian Shipowners' Forum

Inter-Governmental Organisations

International Maritime Organization (IMO) 
International Labour Organization (ILO) 
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 
International Telecommunications Union (ITU) 
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) 
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 
World Customs Organization (WCO) 
International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) 
Paris MOU on Port State Control 
Tokyo MOU on Port State Control 
Indian MOU 
Mediterranean MOU 
Black Sea MOU 
Latin American MOU

Other Maritime Organisations

Baltic Exchange 
International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) 
International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 
International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare (ICSW) 
International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations (IFSMA) 
International Group of P&I Clubs 
International Maritime Mobile Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) 
International Maritime Pilots' Association (IMPA) 
International Salvage Union (ISU) 
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) 
International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) 
International Underwriting Association of London 
International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) 
World Maritime University (WMU)

International Trade Press

Lloyd's List 
Port Technology International

Other Links - Connecting the Industry 
Videotel (video footage of merchant ships) 
Marine Safety Forum 
The Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) 
International Ship Suppliers Association (ISSA) 
International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) 
Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association

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