The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) is an international membership body and learned society bringing together marine engineers, scientists and technologists and supporting them through every stage of their career. The largest marine organisation of its kind, it spans 128 countries and works to promote the scientific development of marine disciplines, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.
Membership provides the opportunity to gain professional registration, such as Technician, Incorporated, Registered or Chartered status.
The IMarEST is an NGO with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, International Hydrographic Organization, the London Convention/London Protocol (LC/LP) and the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) and it has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).
Innovation Norway is the Norwegian government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. We aim to assist Norwegian businesses grow and find new markets.
Innovation Norway provides competence, advisory, promotional and network services. We support companies in developing their competitive advantage and to enhance innovation. One of Innovation Norway’s roles is to increase international focus and activities among Norwegian businesses.
We are represented in more than 25 countries worldwide and in all Norwegian counties and are closely affiliated with the Norwegian embassies and consulates.
IPCSA is the international association of sea and air port community operators, sea and air port authorities and single window operators that is recognised across the globe for providing advice and guidance on the electronic exchange of information across borders and throughout the whole supply chain.
The association members handle the electronic exchange of information for Business to Business, Government to Business and Government to Government processes and facilitate the smooth cross-border movement of goods.
IPCSA focuses on supporting and facilitating systems and innovations for Port Community System and Single Windows and users, promoting the use of international data standards in sea and air ports, at border crossings. IPCSA is a recognised NGO with consultative status at UNECOSOC and IMO.
In 2020 IPCSA launched it’s Network of Trusted Networks which is a global governance platform enabling the secure and encrypted exchange of information between PCS, SW and other electronic exchange platforms. The Network of Trusted Networks is a not for profit and neutral platform with a low entry cost for platforms and their users.
The PROTECT Group, part of the IPCSA family, develops and supports the electronic reporting required by authorities for vessels entering or leaving a port or port area. It maintains and develops EDI through the PROTECT Guide.
For more information, visit www.ipcsa.international or https//notn.ipcsa.international
ISES is essentially a non-profit enterprise that exists to co-ordinate and market the international activities of its member companies. As a group, the objective of ISES is to unite an independent, high quality worldwide network of members to provide electrical, mechanical, electronic and specialised services to the marine industry.
Member companies benefit from being part of a global network which enables them to extend their services worldwide and share technical knowledge and co-operation with other members. The ISES Marine Service Guide is produced annually and mailed to over 5,000 ship owners and managers, thus raising members’ profiles by listing their full details, locations and capabilities to potential customers. Through global networking members are able to discuss issues, share information and help resolve problems.
The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), led by NTUitive, was launched in October 2015 to address the challenges, and accelerate Singapore’s industrial adoption of additive manufacturing. It identifies and nurtures promising AM technologies and start-ups, jumpstarts public-private cross-collaborations, acting as a connector between industry, research performers and public agencies. NAMIC also assists companies seeking to lower the barriers towards AM adoption through joint project funding and leveraging on its investor networks.
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is a specialist arbitration institution which provides a neutral, cost-effective and flexible framework for maritime and international trade arbitrations that is responsive to the needs of industry users. Its global and regional members hail from all sectors of maritime, trade and arbitration communities. SCMA attracts disputants in the region by providing tailored solutions to suit the region’s interests.
The Secretariat helms the promotion and development of SCMA across the region. The Secretariat also leads educational and training symposiums to foster thought leadership and encourage pragmatic solutions for maritime and trade businesses. The Registrar and Assistant Registrar provide on-demand administrative support to disputants and tribunals.
Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) envisions representing Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry.
As a trade association and strong fraternity advocate, its membership of more than 610 business entities offers a diverse scope of logistics and logistics ancillary support services. SLA fulfills its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies, academia, trade associations, business partners, government agencies, international organisations and professionals.
SLA contributes to logistics capability building through its training arm, The Logistics Academy, a registered Private Education Institute that offers quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.
Singapore Polytechnic’s Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) offers diploma courses in Marine Engineering, Maritime Business and Nautical Studies as well as a comprehensive range of professional courses such as the CoC and STCW courses for deck and engineering officers. SMA remains at the forefront of Maritime Education and Training through three key thrusts; leveraging on Education Technology, building Staff Capability and strengthening Industry Engagement.
SMA grooms work-ready, life-ready and world-ready individuals to form a caring community of inspired learners committed to serve with mastery. SMA has a team of experienced and dedicated staff, and is supported by sophisticated facilities including a fully-integrated maritime simulation centre and a waterfront training facility. SMA actively reaches out to youths to promote Singapore’s vibrant maritime industry and has groomed many professionals and industry leaders for more than 60 years.
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 is a trusted advisor and partner in the local and international shipping community and collaborates with relevant maritime stakeholders to protect the marine environment as well as promote freedom and safety at sea. Despite being a not-for-profit organisation SSA, on behalf of its members, strives to give back generously to the community through Corporate Social Responsibilities activities.
The Nautical Institute is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Our aim is to represent seafarers’ and practical maritime professionals’ views at the highest level.
As a representative body, the Institute fulfils its role in many different ways. Membership by proven qualifications and experience helps to set standards. The technical committees ensure that professional opinion and advice is fed back to the industry’s decision making bodies.
Zero Emissions Ship Technologies are ready today. Zero Emissions Ships are possible today.
The Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association is a platform for clean technology providers and projects to speak with a united voice, creating awareness of and familiarity with the technology and design features required to transition the world fleet to zero emissions.
The mission of ZESTAs is to promote the interests of the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Industry by:
- Informing industry about available zero emissions technologies
- Influencing regulators and policymakers at national and international levels to introduce legislation that necessitates the uptake of ZEST
- Creating a platform for ZEST providers to collaborate on projects.
- Preventing catastrophic climate impacts by compelling commercial shipping to reduce emissions on a steep trajectory in line with 1.5 degrees
ZESTAs website: http://zestas.org/
ZESTAs linkedin: https://bit.ly/2RwkB3j