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International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations

Unity for Safety at Sea

IFSMA was formed in 1974 by Eight National Shipmasters' Associations to unite the World's serving Shipmasters into a single professional co-ordinated body. It is a non-profit making apolitical organisation dedicated solely to the interest of the serving Shipmaster. The Federation is formed of around 11,000 Shipmasters from sixty Countries either through their National Associations or as Individual Members.

An Introduction to IFSMA

Video Guide on making payments to IFSMA.


New Guidance - Information kindly provided by INTERTANKO
Transiting Gulf of Aden to Red Sea
CMF BMP4 Press Release

IFSMA Strategic Plan 2017-2022
Includes 5 Key Challenges
Click front cover for link to full document