To be elected as a fellow, the candidate must satisfy the council that he/she:
Must match one or more of the following criteria:
Associate Membership shall be open to any person, partnership, company, firm or other corporate that
does not own a Ship but is engaged in ship operating or ship management.
Associate Members can nominate one (1) person to represent them in the Association.
Associate Members are entitled to attend General Meetings and to participate in discussion at such meetings
but shall not vote or stand for election to the Board of Directors.
Individuals holding a recognised qualification, for example Inspector level 2 or higher (NACE, FROSIO, ICorr), RMCI and IRMII, NDT Technicians (CSWIP), for example gauging personnel, divers or other surveyors with at least three years full time practical experience in a marine related field. Technician Members may use the designation TIAMCS after their names.
Graduates who do not meet the criteria for Full or Associate Membership and are continuing to train and gain experience prior to applying for Associate Membership.
Organisations that encourage and approve of the aims of the association and have staff who are members of the association.
From time to time the Management Board may confer Honorary Membership on individuals who have given outstanding service to the association. Honorary Members have the same rights as Full Members but do not pay a subscription. Honorary members may use the designation HIAMCS after their names.
Individuals who have passed an Institute Professional Qualification course, but do not have sufficient experience to qualify as Full or Associate Members.
Graduate Members may use the designation GIAMCS after their names.
Individuals who are registered in maritime or shipping Professional
Qualifications. These Individuals will be appointed as Student Members of the
Association for the duration of their course.
For details on our current fees for individual members, please contact us the link below.
For organisations, membership is through our IAMCS Affiliate scheme and costs 100€ a year.
Complete our Application for Membership form online or print and complete our downloadable
version and send to us with your required documentation, payment etc. Refer to the Categories
and Fees page for membership details and costs.
Alternatively call us on +41 22 519 2953.