Maritime Regulatory Organizations

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International: 

Comite Maritime International http://www.comitemaritime.org/

            Organization: Independent

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Non-governmental organization dedicated to the unification of maritime law.

 

International Labor Organization http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm

            Organization: United Nations

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: A United Nation’s agency that promotes the advancement of working conditions and workers’ rights. 

 

International Maritime Bureau: http://www.icc-ccs.org/main/index.php

            Organization: International Chamber of Commerce

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: A division of the International Chamber of Commerce responsible for combating commercial crime, piracy in particular.

 

International Maritime Organization (IMO) http://www.imo.org/ 

            Organization: United Nations

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: A division of the United Nations responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution. 

 

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: http://www.itlos.org/start2_en.html

            Organization: Independent

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: An independent judicial organizes formed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to resolve disputes relating to the Law of the Sea.

 

Oceans and Law of the Sea http://www.un.org/Depts/los/index.htm

            Organization: United Nations

            Countries Covered: Varies

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: United Nations database relating to the Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Egypt:  

Maritime Transport Sector http://www.mts.gov.eg/

            Organization: Arab Republic of Egypt Ministry of Transport

            Countries Covered: Egypt

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Coordinates and organizes Egyptian maritime government sectors.

Hong Kong:  

Hong Kong Marine Department http://www.mardep.gov.hk/

            Organization: The Government of Hong Kong

            Countries Covered: Hong Kong, China

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: The main administrative agency responsible for the operation of the port of Hong Kong.

 

Hong Kong Maritime Industry Council http://www.mic.gov.hk/

            Organization: The Government of Hong Kong

            Countries Covered: Hong Kong, China

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: An advisory agency to the government on the development of Hong Kong’s maritime industry.   

 

Hong Kong Maritime Law Association http://www.hkmla.org/

             Organization: Independent

            Countries Covered: Hong Kong, China

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Promotes the discussion of international and local maritime law.  

Malaysia: 

Malaysia Maritime Institute http://www.ikmal.org.my/

            Organization: Malaysia

            Countries Covered: Malaysia

            Years Covered: Varies

           General Description: Promotes the development of the Malaysian maritime industry through conferences, seminars, and publications

  

Maritime Institute of Malaysia http://www.mima.gov.my/

            Organization: Maritime Institute of Malaysia

            Countries Covered: Malaysia

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: A research and advisory agency to the Malaysian government relating to Malaysian maritime interests.

 

Ministry of Transport, Malaysia http://www.mot.gov.my/

            Organization: Ministry of Transport, Malaysia

            Countries Covered: Malaysia

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Coordinates all Malaysian transportation sectors including those responsible for maritime pathways.

Panama:  

Panama Canal Authority http://www.pancanal.com/

            Organization: Republic of Panama

            Countries Covered: Panama

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Agency of the Government of Panama responsible for the administration, maintenance, and management of the Panama Canal.

 

Panama Chamber of Shipping http://www.camaramaritima.org.pa/

Organization: Independent

            Countries Covered: Panama

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Member of the Board of Advisors of the Panama Maritime Authority.      

Panama Maritime Authority http://www.amp.gob.pa/

            Organization: Republic of Panama

            Countries Covered: Panama

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: State agency with supreme maritime authority responsible for implementing and regulating all Panamanian maritime laws and regulations.

 

Panama Maritime Law Association http://www.apdm.org/

            Organization: Independent

            Countries Covered: Panama

            Years Covered: Varies

            General Description: Non-profit organization that promotes and organizes the discussion of maritime law.