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  • 1. The ICS is the only international professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world 25 branches worldwide 4,000 individual members 105 company members
  • 2. We further the education of maritime industry workers with internationally-recognised and respected qualifications Our qualifications are practical and invaluable to those in the industry
  • 3. The ICS is a leading international professional membership organisation for the shipping industry
  • 4.  ICS SA follows the byelaws set by ICS and the rules of corporate governance, which set out how the Branch should be run.  We have an office in Durban, which is manned by three full time employees.  They run the administration for membership , education and training, fund raising, and functions.
  • 5. MEETINGS & FUNCTIONS  At least six main committee meetings are held each year. The committee consist of a Chairman, vice Chairman, Treasurer, Education Officer, and eight other members or fellows. Among the matters that are considered at committee meetings are Finance, Education, Functions, Membership and Ethics.  At least six functions are held each year with guest speakers, who talk on shipping related topics. These are usually attended by some 50+ members, who also use the forum to network.
  • 6. FUNDRAISING & THE EDUCATION FUND  Each year two Golf Days are held, one in Durban and one in Johannesburg. There are usually between 60 and 80 players, who attract sponsorship for the Education Fund.  The Branch has a separate bank account from the daily current account specifically devoted to training and education, and is known as the Education Fund. A separate committee decides how the funds from this account should be allocated in terms of bursaries and funding of worthy causes.
  • 7. Modes of study
  • 8. 1. Choose subjects to study from 16 available in our syllabus 2. Pass seven Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQEs) 3. Be employed in the shipping industry
  • 9. Our syllabus covers: Introduction to Shipping Legal Principles in Shipping Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade Shipping Business Dry Cargo Chartering Ship Operations & Management Ship Sale & Purchase Tanker Chartering •Liner Trades •Port Agency •Logistics and Multi-modal Transport •Port and Terminal Management •Offshore Support Industry •Shipping Law •Marine Insurance •Shipping Finance
  • 10. Advanced Diploma Foundation Diploma Introduction to shipping Shipping business plus one of: •Dry Cargo Chartering •Ship Operations & Management •Ship Sale & Purchase •Tanker Chartering •Liner Trades •Port Agency •Logistics and Multi-modal Transport •Port and Terminal Management •Offshore Support Industry
  • 11. Networking Be part of a global community and benefit from the professional support that comes with being a MICS / FICS
  • 12. from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, South Africa branch. "Our word, our bond"