Associate membership

BIMCO associate membership is similar to the membership of a club that spans all segments of the shipping industry and is recognised as a sign of trust and credibility in the market place.

There are a range of options for associate membership:

  • Plus
  • Standard
  • Educational Institutions
  • Private maritime security companies - PMSCs

 

Pricing 2019

Type of membership

Membership fee

Entrance fee 

  EUR EUR
Associate membership - Plus
3,500 600
Associate membership -Standard 900 200
Educational institutions 600 0
Security companies (PMSCs)* 3,400 1,500

Corporate membership, branch office contribution fee

Number of offices, price per office EUR
1-5 1,650
6-10 1,450
11-more 1,100

* Security companies (PMSCs) applying for BIMCO associate membership must have obtained ISO 28007 certification before being accepted by BIMCO’s Executive Committee. Once your application has been received, BIMCO will contact you and carry out an internal investigation as well.

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Erik Jensby
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Our vision

To be the chosen partner trusted to provide leadership to the global shipping industry.

Our mission

To be at the forefront of global developments in shipping, providing expert knowledge and practical advice to safeguard and add value to our members’ businesses.

Our values

  • Trusted
  • Knowledgeable     
  • Relevant
  • Proactive
  • Caring   

Our core service areas

BIMCO’s four core service areas provide value and support to our members:

  1. Products: BIMCO’s standard contracts and clauses for the shipping industry and our contract editor SmartCon is a key offering to our members. We also run the BIMCO Shipping KPI System which can be used to benchmark ships’ operational performance.
  2. Regulation: BIMCO takes an active role on behalf of shipowners during discussions and decisions with global and regional regulators and have consultative status at the International Maritime Organisation. We work towards a level playing field for shipping – including fair trade and open access to markets.
  3. Information and advice: we deal with 10,000 member queries every year via phone or email and see over three million page views on our website each year. Our staff share their expert knowledge on contractual, regulatory and technical matters with members.
  4. Training: BIMCO conducts face-to-face courses, webinars and tailor-made courses for companies on a variety of shipping related topics.