International Maritime Organization
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 pollution by ships.
International Chamber of Shipping
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is the international trade association for merchant ship operators.
BIMCO is an independent international shipping association, with a membership composed of ship owners, managers, brokers, agents and many other stakeholders with vested interests in the shipping industry.
INTERTANKO is the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners
INTERCARGO is the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners.
Information about the international shipping industry
|Maritime Security Centre|
The Maritime Security Centre (Horn of Africa), run by the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) is a Coordination Centre tasked to safeguard merchant shipping operating in the region by preventing and deterring acts of piracy in the Gulf of Aden