The Honourable Company of Master Mariners

The Honourable Company of Master Mariners encourages and maintains a high and honourable standard of ability and professional conduct in the officers of the British Merchant Navy.

The Nautical Institute

The aim of The Nautical Institute is to promote professionalism, best practice and safety throughout the maritime industry and to represent the interests of their members.

The International Institute of Marine Surveying

The International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) is the leading professional body for the marine surveying profession with over 1,000 members in more than 100 countries whose job it is to survey and inspect vessels of all shapes and sizes.

The Institute of Seamanship

The Institute of Seamanship promotes seamanship through education and training as a practical skill requiring knowledge, experience and common sense.

The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association

The UKMPA represents approximately 500 highly skilled UK Maritime Pilots. Their role is to safely navigate ships in and out of the United Kingdom’s waterways and ports.

The Professional Charter Association

The Professional Charter Association is a non-profit making organisation that promotes and protects the interest of its members and the safety of passengers, Crews and vessels at all times.

Trinity House

Trinity House is a charity dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, providing education, support and welfare to the seafaring community with a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority to deliver reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation service for the benefit and safety of all mariners.