Any company worldwide that meets the criteria may apply to be a
Company Member of the Institute.
Companies can become corporate members if they have at least one
senior member of staff qualified to Fellow (FICS) or Member
(MICS) status. They must be of good financial standing and have in
place appropriate P&I liability insurance.
They also have to be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of
the Controlling Council that they are actively involved in the
business or profession of shipbroking, liner or port agency, or
AFFILIATE COMPANY MEMBERSHIP
Companies with no qualified members of staff can become
affiliated members for five years, by which time they must have at
least one senior member of staff qualified as a Member (MICS).
Applications for Company Membership must be made on the
appropriate forms, available on request from the Institute office
and submitted together with the required supporting documentation.
The application will be submitted to the Federation and Controlling
Council for final approval.
"Being a member of the Institute gives staff and trainees
access to proper education, which in turn will allow them to
participate and influence trade and policy decisions for the
future" - Clarkson Brothers Shipping Ltd.