Bahamas Maritime Authority
Website of Bahamas Maritime Authority - incorporates Bahamas Shipowners’’ Association.
Website of "World’’s largest shipping association", BIMCO, which comprises nearly 1000 owner-members, controlling 61% of the world merchant fleet, 1550 brokers and shipsâ€™ agents, and 100 club and associate members.
French classification society Bureau Veritas provides an extensive range of specialized services in the areas of Conformity Assessment, Consulting & Training and Outsourcing.
China Classification Society
CCS conducts classification surveys, statutory surveys, surveys related to notarial matters for ships, offshore installations, marine freight containers, materials and marine equipment, as well as providing relevant technical services.
Chemical Hazards Response Information System (CHRIS) designed to provide information needed during emergencies occuring during the water transportation of hazardous chemicals.
Lloyd’’s Register ClassDirect live
Code of Practice on Ship Recycling
Industry Code of Practice on Ship Recycling and Inventory of Hazardous Materials (PDF). The first edition of the Code of Practice, developed by the Joint Industry Working Party on Ship Recycling and published by Marisec.
A regularly researched FREE service, dedicated to container shipping, providing links to sources of news, market reports, statistics, analysis, directories, guides and more.
Det Norske Veritas
DNV is a leading provider of safety and reliability services, where classification, certification, verification and advisory services are key activities. The staff consists mainly of highly qualified engineers and technical personnel.
EUR-Lex: European Union law
Multilingual searchable source of all European Union legislation
News, information and commentary on the marine industry. Range of printed products includes magazines, books and directories. Electronic data services include CD ROMs, Internet services and a variety of specialist software and data packages.
Fairplay International Ships Register
Fairplay International Ships Register online
Fairplay Ports Guide
Fairplay Ports Guide online
Fairplay World Shipping Directory
Contains details of over 62,000 marine related companies. Daily updates ensure access to the very latest information available. Full country details are provided including holiday information and maritime profile.
Germanischer Lloyd is one of the leading classification societies worldwide. As an independent and impartial society GL supervises quality and safety mainly for ships and for maritime installations.
Hong Kong Marine Department
Award-winning website covering huge range of information relating to the Port of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Marine Department, Hong Kong Shipping Register, and more generally to the shipping industry as a whole.
ILO : International Labour Organisation
Website of international organisation established to protect workers and improve their conditions.
IMO News is the Organization’’s quarterly magazine. It is published four times a year and is free of charge. The on-line issues are available in Portable Data Format (PDF).
Institute of Maritime Law
The Institute of Maritime Law is the largest center in the United Kingdom for the study of maritime law and for teaching, research and constancy in the subject
International Maritime Organisation
Website of international body set up to regulate shipping practice and ensure the adoption of high standards in matters concerning maritime safety, efficiency of navigation and prevention and control of marine pollution from ships.
International Standards Organisation
Organisation set up to promote the development of standardization and related activities globally with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services and to develop intellectual, scientific, technological and economic cooperation.
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation
ITOPF is a non-profit making organisation offering objective technical advice, expertise, assistance and information on effective response to ship-source pollution.
Isle of Man Marine Administration
Website - Isle of Man Shipping Register forms part of the British Register. Implementation of the 1991 Merchant Shipping Registration Act provided the Isle of Man with a forward looking legislative framework within which the shipping industry operates.
Korean Register of Shipping
Class society aiming to safeguard life and property at sea and preserve a clean ocean environment through impartial ans internationally recognised standards covering design and maintenance of ships and marine structures.
Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry
Website of the Liberian Ship and Corporate Registry
Lloyd’’s List online
Class society founded in 1760. LR not only serves the shipping industry but provides offshore and industrial advisory and inspection services.
Malta Maritime Authority
The Malta Maritime Authority is currently developing a new Maritime Portal, and will be offering a wide range of services online.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Website of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), a statutory board formed in 1996 with the aim of protecting Singapore’’s strategic maritime interests and promoting Singapore as a major port and maritime centre.
Maritime Law and Admiralty Law Page Site Map
Primary focus is presently Canadian maritime law and Canadian admiralty law. Also offers an extensive collection of links to other sites that also contain information relating to shipping, maritime law and marine insurance.
Norwegian International Ship Register
Comprises Norwegian International Ship Register, Norwegian Ordinary Ship Register, The Shipbuilding Register.
The London Steam-Ship Owners’’ Mutual Insurance Association
Panama Canal Authority
Website of the Panama Canal Authority, the autonomous agency of the Government of Panama in charge of managing, operating, and maintaining the Panama Canal. Includes all current Notices and Advisories to Shipping.
Panama Directorate General of Consular and Maritime Affairs
Website of the Panama Registry. Includes all Panamanian Merchant Marine Circulars.
Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control
Port is an online catalogue of high quality maritime related Internet resources maintained by the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich.
Website of the Swedish Club, a leading marine mutual insurer, headquartered in G?teborg, Sweden.
Website listing participating Maritime Authorities & Associate Members, Observers, Target Inspection Rate, Relevant Instruments, Inspection Priorities, Amendments Entry into Force, Committee Composition, Secretariat Location, Information Centre Location.
UK P&I Club
The largest mutual marine protection and indemnity organisation in the world which insures well over 100 million tonnes of owned and chartered ships - more than one-fifth of the world total.
United States Coast Guard
Part of the US Dept. of Transportation. Engaged in life saving, property protection, prevention of illegal drug importation, teaching boating safety, cleaning up oil spills etc.
Vessel Operators Hazardous Materials Association
Website of this international organisation aimed at improving the understanding and uniform application of rules and regulations governing maritime transportation of dangerous goods.
Vessel Response Plans (VRPs) and Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (SOPEPS)
Links to Guidelines, Forms etc relating to VRPs and SOPEPS, and includes revised (final) Oil Spill Response Organisation (OSRO) Guidelines.