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An independent organisation based in Cambridge, England and established in 1985, the Academy provides a variety of practical maritime training programs to the international shipping and related industries.


The Institute is the only internationally recognised professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world. With 23 branches in key shipping areas, 3,500 individuals and 120 company members, ICS membership represents a commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards across the shipping industry.

This icon is for the London and southeast branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.


As a membership organisation at the heart of the global maritime marketplace, the Exchange provides independent daily shipping market information, maintains professional shipbroking standards and assists in dispute resolution.

The Shipwrights’ Company prides itself on being the principle maritime Livery Company of London, a city itself the centre of the world’s shipping industry. The Company provides a congenial forum in which every aspect of the maritime scene is represented.

Founded in 2008, Secondwind provides commercial and financial consulting services to banks and investors with problem shipping loans and to facilitate the necessary ownership and commercial management structures, preserving and adding value in problem and work-out situations.