About Us

Membership

INTERCARGO's 76 Full Members entered 1,085 bulkers in 2015 with a total capacity of 98 mil dwt. INTERCARGO has 61 Associate Members who provide services to shipping industry.

      

 

              

 

 

                   

 

 

 

 

To join INTERCARGO, members must agree to the conditions of membership laid out in the INTERCARGO Constitution.

An annual (calendar year) membership fee is payable as follows:

Full Member (GBP per year): 1-5 ships £4,270 for any number of vessels up to 5, then £391 per ship if more than 5 ships up to a maximum fee of £21,000.

Examples:

You have 5 ships to be registered with INTERCARGO fleet, annual membership fee will be GBP4270; if you join INTERCARGO in month July and remaining months of year as "5", the total pro-rate membership fee will be (4270x5/12=)1779GBP for the rest of the year;

you have 8 ships, annual membership fee will be (4270+391x(8-5)=) 5443GBP; if you join INTERCARGO in month July and remaining months of year as "5", the total pro-rate membership fee will be (5443x5/12=)2268GBP for the rest of the year.

Associate Member (GBP per year): £1,075; if you join INTERCARGO in month July and remaining months of year as "5", the total pro-rate membership fee will be (1075x5/12=)448GBP for the rest of the year.

Ratecard: To calculate the fees for any given number of ships or the rate for new members joining after the start of the membership year on 1 January is listed in the attached rate card

 

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1.         GENERAL

1.1       Objectives

INTERCARGO and its Members commit themselves to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally-friendly dry cargo shipping industry. INTERCARGO considers that free and fair competition in the shipping industry is of fundamental value and this serves as its prime principle. INTERCARGO aims to create strategies to enhance the interests of its Members for the benefit of the dry cargo shipping industry.

1.2       Purpose and Membership

INTERCARGO is a voluntary, non profit making association. Its members, who are engaged directly or indirectly with the dry cargo shipping industry, accept the business principles of free, fair and open competition and are committed to high standards of quality, safety – including crew safety and environmental practice in their shipping related activities.

1.3       Activities

INTERCARGO aims to be engaged in activities which :-

1.         Promote the interests of its Members in matters of general policy and strategy pertaining to the dry bulk shipping industry within the scope of its Objectives.

2.         Inform and consult with its Members on dry cargo shipping issues.

3.         Work within a “Work Programme” recommended by its Management Committee and Executive Committee and agreed at the Annual General Meetings and implemented by its Management Committee, on any technical, commercial, operational or similar issue related to the dry cargo shipping industry.

4.         Work for a unified shipping industry view on matters of common interest to the various entities of the international shipping industry.

5.         Cooperate with other international entities in furtherance of the attainment of its Objectives.

6.         Operate under an Anti-Trust and Competition Law Compliance statement.

7.         Perform any other activity conducive to the attainment of the above.

“INTERCARGO’s vision is for a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly dry cargo maritime industry where its member’s ships serve world trade – operating competitively, safely and profitably.”

INTERCARGO represents the interests of 76 Full and 61 Associate members who between them own and operate about 1,100 dry cargo ships. INTERCARGO promotes the interests of its members at IMO and IACS, INTERCARGO works closely with the other members of the Round Table of international maritime associations (BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO) to promote a safe, high quality, efficient and profitable industry.