The Secretary General in her New Year Message encouraged members that 2019 promises to be a glorious year. In her words:
The Storms of 2018 have subsided and the tide has turned in our favour. Members must therefore, ensure continuous international best practices are observed.
She thanked members for their support and looked forward to the first business forum of the Africa Shipping Line
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.