The ACCA is a leading industry association comprising the stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem in Asia. The ACCA works to ensure that the interests of the cloud computing community are effectively represented in the public policy debate. Our primary mission is to accelerate the growth of the cloud market in Asia, where we promote the growth and development of cloud computing in Asia Pacific through dialogue, training, and public education.
Indonesia Cloud Computing Association is a non-profit organization that expected to be able to harmonize the development of Cloud Computing technology and improve the quality of human resources to meet industry needs.
Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. IN promote nationwide industrial development with focus on both the business economy and Norway’s national economy. Our international offices in more than 30 countries supports Norwegian enterprises with contributing to innovation, internationalisation and promotion.
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) is the international membership body and learned society for marine professionals operating in the spheres of marine engineering, science, or technology. It has a worldwide membership of 20,000 individuals based in over 128 countries. The Institute is a member of the UK Science Council and a licensed body of the Engineering Council UK.
Founded in 1955, IAPH is a global alliance of ports, representing 180 ports and some 140 port-related businesses in 90 countries. The member ports together handle over 60% of the world’s sea-borne trade and nearly 80% of the world container traffic. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
IMPA was formed in 1978 by a group of senior purchasing executives who wanted to create an industry ‘voice’ to represent the interests of the purchasing profession within shipping and promote close co-operation and understanding between buyer and supplier.
Over the past 39 years the association has grown significantly and now represents over 850 members from across the world; ship owners, operators and managers’ account for Purchaser members and manufacturers and ship suppliers make up Supplier members.
IPCSA was originally founded as the European Port Community Systems Association in 2011, by six European-based PCS operators. It was relaunched in 2014 as an international association, reflecting its growing membership outside Europe.
Today, IPCSA’s members operate across the world, exchanging electronic information at more than 100 sea and air ports, rail and inland waterways, and border crossing points. This equates to more than 350 million TEU and 7 billion tonnes of world trade a year.
IPCSA’s membership provides representation in each of the five UN Regional Commission regions. This geographical reach enables it to address the needs of members on a regional as well as international basis. IPCSA has consultative status at the International Maritime Organization and Special Consultative Status at UN ECOSOC, both providing an important platform for representing the needs of its members and its members’ users at the highest level.
For further information on IPCSA, please contact Richard Morton, Secretary General of IPCSA.
I.S.E.S., the International Ship Engineering Service Association was founded in 1963, providing Repairs, Service and Equipment to the Merchant Marine and Offshore Industries in all major ports worldwide.
As a group, the objective of I.S.E.S. is to form an independent, high quality worldwide network of members to provide electrical, mechanical, electronic and specialised services to the marine industry. ISES is essentially a non-profit enterprise that exists to co-ordinate and market the international activities of its member companies. To help achieve this aim it employs a Secretary General.
Membership of I.S.E.S. is open to service companies, ship owning, operating and managing companies as well as manufacturers.
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 574 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 almost 60 years.
Established in 2004, the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) is a private sector-led organization that seeks to develop and promote Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC). As the representative voice for the commercial players of the maritime industry, the Foundation seeks to forge strong partnerships with the public and private sectors of the maritime industry. SMF spearheads initiatives to promote the diverse clusters of the maritime industry in Singapore and at international frontiers, and to attract young talents to join the sector. SMF is directed by its Board of Directors which comprises prominent leaders in the Singapore maritime community.
The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) is a joint effort by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
Established in April 2011, the SMI develops strategies and programmes to achieve its mission with key focus areas in sectors such as port, shipping and maritime services. The SMI charts the maritime research strategy and promotes greater industry-academia R&D collaborations to be undertaken in Singapore.
As a whole-of-Government approach, the agencies work together in initiatives driven through the SMI. The formation of the SMI will strengthen Singapore’s research manpower and capabilities as a global maritime knowledge hub to enhance the overall positioning and competitiveness of the maritime industry.
For more information, please visit www.maritimeinstitute.sg.
Average Adjusters play a unique and highly skilled role in the international marine and insurance industries. The Association of Average Adjusters exists, first and foremost, to promote and uphold professional standards so that those who use the services of an average adjuster consistently receive exceptional levels of expertise and integrity.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an internationally renowned and respected professional society whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures in over 90 countries. Through its global membership, publications, conferences, and local branches, RINA provides a link between industry, universities and maritime organisations world-wide. RINA is an NGO member of the International Maritime Organisation, and member of other international bodies where it contributes its collective expertise.
For more information about RINA, visit www.rina.org.uk