African Shipowners Association

African Shipowners Association Membership

Membership is open to Africans who owns vessels, operates vessels, whilst the Association will also consider applications from other organizations or establishments critical to the Shipping Industry on a case by case basis.

Members of the Association are committed to maintain the highest standards of the safety and other regulatory compliance standards as well as best Industry practices.

Why Join African Shipowners Association

  • Access to International Markets
  • Strength of Continental Association and greater negotiating ability.
  • Protection
  • Access to ship finance

Registration Dues, Annual Fee & Requirements

For Membership requirement and other details, please contact Secretariat at +2348031157197 or e-mail

Our Vision

To Become the Voice of Africans who own or operate Vessels whether flying an African Flag or not.

Our Mission

  • To achieve the goals of the revised African Maritime Transport Charter and other Legal instruments of the African Union.
  • To serve as an Advocacy Platform for Africans who own or operate Vessels.
  • To increase Africa‚Äôs participation in International Maritime Trade.

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