The single most important factor in the shipping industry is the
Professionally qualified individuals are better placed to make
better decisions on behalf of themselves, their companies and their
clients. Professionalism couples a comprehensive understanding of
one's business gained through knowledge and qualification with
trust and integrity.
Institute members combine the knowledge gained through study,
proven through examination, with a business ethic based on
Our Word, Our Bond that imparts confidence into
the industry worldwide. Institute members are shipping's
The letters MICS and FICS do make a point of difference in a
very difficult and ever-changing service sector that remains
dependent on the knowledge and trust of its key decision makers.
Governments across the world seek the Institute's opinion on
relevant shipping issues.
For further information please visit our membership FAQ page, or contact us
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applying for Membership
Applications for election to membership will be placed before
the Executive/Controlling Council for consideration. Meetings of
the Executive/Controlling Council to consider such applications
normally take place in: February, June, September and November each
If you have completed your PQE and would like to apply for
membership of the Institute contact the Membership Team at email@example.com.
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