The aims of the Institute are to encourage the dissemination of knowledge and to coordinate information from all the disciplines involved, and to provide a forum in which new ideas and new products can have the benefit of informed and professional scrutiny. A central feature of the Institute’s activities is that they remain devoid of any political, industrial or commercial influences.
IMF is a non-profit ngo established in 1993 at Pune, India, and run by volunteers, to raise awareness of the oceans and to rekindle maritime consciousness and pride in our people. In other words to make our people sea-minded, India being a major maritime sub-continental nation with ancient seafaring history and heritage.
The Irish Maritime Forum (TIMARFOR) is an independent and non-political collegiate group of professionals with a wide range of experience in the maritime domain. TIMARFOR members hold, or have held, positions at the highest level in national and international maritime organisations. The vision of TIMARFOR is to increase awareness of the importance of Ireland’s Maritime Dimension in the national interest.
The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) is the representative professional body for Maritime Pilots in the United Kingdom. Marine Pilots are highly skilled experts authorised to pilot ships in their respective districts, taking the navigational conduct of the world’s largest vessels during the often most hazardous part of their voyage. The fundamental purpose of maritime pilotage is to ensure safety, security, environmental protection and port efficiency.
RNTF supports policies and systems that serve to protect, toughen and augment GNSS.
CIRM holds considerable worldwide standing as the principal international association for marine electronics. Members include major manufacturers, suppliers, system operators and service providers, covering the whole field of maritime navigation, communications and information systems.
The principal activities of the Company are centred on sponsoring and encouraging action and activities designed to ensure that aircraft are piloted and navigated safely by individuals who are highly competent, self-reliant, dependable and respected. The Company fosters the sound educaThe principal activities of the Company are centred on sponsoring and encouraging action and activities designed to ensure that aircraft are piloted and navigated safely by individuals who are highly competent, self-reliant, dependable and respected. The Company fosters the sound education and training of air pilots from the initial training of the young pilot to the specialist training of the more mature.tion and training of air pilots from the initial training of the young pilot to the specialist training of the more mature.
IALA is a non-profit, international technical association. Established in 1957, it gathers together marine aids to navigation authorities, manufacturers, consultants and scientific and training institutes from all parts of the world and offers them the opportunity to exchange and compare their experiences and achievements. IALA encourages its members to work together in a common effort to harmonise aids to navigation worldwide and to ensure that the movements of vessels are safe, expeditious and cost effective while protecting the environment. The work of the committees is aimed at developing common best practice standards through publication of IALA Standards, Recommendations, Guidelines and other publications.