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Industry partners

It’s our network that makes ICS unique.

In addition to our national members and IMO and ILO as regulators for shipping, ICS works closely with intergovernmental organisations (IGOs) and a wide range of partners listed below. These include industry associations, business, academia. This enables us to include a wide range of perspectives in both our policy and technical work – which is why ICS views are widely respected within the industry and far beyond.

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International Air Transport Association (IATA)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. IATA support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.​

Industry body

International Maritime Health Association (IMHA)

IMHA'S AGENDA Promotion of maritime safety Maintenance and promotion of seafarers' careers and welfare Reducing the risks of accidents and ill health onboard or caused by maritime working conditions including the spread of infections Treatment of accidents and illness at sea Meeting passenger health needs

Partner Organisation


BIMCO’s mission is to be at the forefront of global developments in shipping, providing expert knowledge and practical advice to safeguard and add value to their members’ businesses. Their vision is to be the chosen partner trusted to provide leadership to the global shipping industry.

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DNV GL are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. their goal is to; to safeguard life, property and the environment, DNV GL empower their customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, DNV GL use their knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

Partner Organisation

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

The association was formed in April 1970 in response to the growing public concern about marine pollution, particularly by oil. In the 50 years since, OCIMF has grown to become a leading authority on safety for the global marine industry, and today has member companies and consultancy status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Industry body

International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)

New IAPH MISSION Statement: Promoting the interest of ports worldwide through strong member relationships, collaboration and information-sharing that help resolve common issues, advance sustainable practices and continually improve how ports serve the maritime industries.

Industry body

Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC)

BIAC is An international business network with a global membership representing over 7 million companies of all sizes. A cross-industry diverse group with a common mission: advocate for open markets and private sector-led growth. A trusted partner to the OECD and other international institutions.

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