American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF)

The American Marine Insurance Forum was established in 1955. The Forum is open to underwriters, attorneys and claims professionals in the marine insurance industry. Its basic purpose is to promote friendship and camaraderie among its members and to provide frequent opportunities for them to discuss items of mutual professional interest.

Association of Average Adjusters of the United States

The Association of Average Adjusters of the United States and Canada, incorporated in 2011, traces its roots to the formation of the Association of Average Adjusters of the United States in 1879 and the Association of Average Adjusters of Canada in 1967. Its purpose is to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of Average Adjusting, and to promote correct principles in the adjustment of marine hull claims and uniformity of practice among Average Adjusters. The Association's membership includes practicing Average Adjusters, Maritime Lawyers and members of the Judiciary, Vessel Owners, Marine Underwriters and Brokers, and other maritime professionals from around the world.

Association of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco (AMUSF)

The Association of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco was established in 1885, in order to promote harmony, fellowship and professionalism in the Ocean Marine insurance industry, the discussion of topics of interest to the profession, and consideration of subjects as may be brought before The Association. The Association offers marine oriented classes throughout the year in a variety of subjects germane to the ocean marine insurance industry.

Board of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco (BMUSF)

In Board of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco was established in 1865. Since 1984 BMUSF is affiliated with the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU).  Membership now consists of marine underwriting organizations who maintain underwriting offices or representatives in the Western United States and who are also corporate members of AIMU. The Board also nominates a West Coast representative to each of the AIMU standing committees. Presently the Board primarily maintains an educational role. It sponsors the Biennial Marine Seminar and also holds breakfast meetings, which feature a variety of speakers from the marine community.  More recently the Board publishes a newsletter, The Pacific Coast Forum.

Insurance Information Institute (III)

The Insurance Information Institute ("i.i.i.") is a U.S. industry organization which exists "to improve public understanding of insurance - what it does and how it works." The I.I.I. web site provides information for consumers, the media, researchers and the general public on a wide range of topics, including automobile insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, annuities, health insurance, long-term care insurance and disability insurance. The Web site also contains papers, presentations and factsheets that focus on financial results, catastrophes, climate change and other key issues the insurance industry faces

International Maritime Organization (IMO)
The International Maritime Organization is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. It was formally established in 1948 at the international conference in Geneva. 
Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA)
Founded in 1930, Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) is the national association for the commercial inland marine insurance industry in the US. With members representing over 90 percent of inland marine premium writings, the Association provides its members with comprehensive training and educational programs, including research papers, news articles, industry analysis, seminars, webinars, and the impact of legislative and regulatory issues.
International Union of Marine Insurane (IUMI) 

The International Union of Marine Insurance traces its roots to the later part of the 19th century. IUMI’s mission is to represent, safeguard and develop insurers' interests in marine and transport insurance. It is a forum to exchange experience, information and statistical data on marine insurance matters; to discuss legislative issues, loss prevention and safety measures; to debate, in an objective and conducive way, the challenges and opportunities facing marine insurers.

Matirime Administration (MARAD)
The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine. The Maritime Administration also maintains a fleet of cargo ships in reserve to provide surge sealift during war and national emergencies.
Marine Claims and Recovery Forum (MICRF)
The Marine Claims and Recovery Forum has been a place for maritime professionals to meet and exchange ideas for over six decades. The Forum sponsors educational seminars dedicated to furthering and enhancing knowledge on topics that affect our world including the latest news and legal developments. The MCRF has a long tradition of advancing camaraderie within the marine claims and recovery community, and of promoting synergies between the various other branches of what is undeniably a multifaceted and often complex industry. 

Marine Insurance Association of Seattle (MIAS)

The purpose of the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle (MIAS), shall be to promote harmony, fellowship and good practice in the profession, the interchange of views, opinions and personal experience and discussion of topics of interest to the profession. The active membership of MIAS consists of a diverse number of Company Underwriters, Brokers, Adjusters, Marine Surveyors and Maritime Attorneys representing a full scope of the Marine Insurance Industry. A non-profit organization, MIAS is committed to promoting good will and educational opportunities within the marine industry.

Marine Underwriters of Southern California (MUWSC)
The Marine Underwriters of Southern California (MUSC) was established in 1945 to become a significant & vital participant for economic growth. For over 65 years, MUSC has provided education, information and fellowship for its network of marine insurance professionals.
Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA)
The organization began in 1944 during World War II when numerous claims for ordinary losses arose resulting in the steamship claims agents closely working with their counterparts on the insurance side to develop a reasonable solution to settle those claims matters. Through all the years, MICA has remained true to its purpose - the creation of an atmosphere in which marine claims can be resolved in a reasonable manner by the parties themselves through the development of trust in each other. Membership in MICA is open to anyone who is interested in marine claims. There are no charges for membership.
Maritime Law Association (MLA)
The Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA) was founded in 1899. The objectives of the Association are: to advance reforms in the Maritime Law of the United States; to facilitate justice in its administration; to promote uniformity in its enactment and interpretation; to furnish a forum for the discussion and consideration of problems affecting the Maritime Law and its administration; to participate as a constituent member of the Comité Maritime International and as an affiliated organization of the American Bar Association; and to act with other associations in efforts to bring about a greater harmony in the shipping laws, regulations and practices of different nations.
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The National Association of Marine Surveyors

NAMSGLobal is a professional, independent group of marine surveyors and consultants.   The Association was founded to enhance marine safety, establish professional standards and create a forum to discuss survey practices. NAMSGlobal remains committed to these principles, promoting professionalism, integrity, and continuing education for all its membership, to the benefit of those who use NAMSGlobal Marine Surveyors. Since 1962, the NAMSGlobal has serviced the Global Marine Industry with highly trained & experienced Marine Surveyors. Disciplines include Yachts & Small Craft, Cargo/Container, Commercial Fishing Vessels, Commercial Vessels, Heavy Lift, Hull & Machinery, Marina Facilities, Marine Warranty and Salvage Operation. As the oldest marine surveying professional organization in the Americas, NAMSGlobal surveyors are available to assist with any Marine Surveying needs

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our Nation's maritime interests and environment around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptable, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, in the ports, littoral regions and on the high seas. Coast Guard presence and impact is local, regional, national and international. These attributes make the Coast Guard a unique instrument of maritime safety, security and environmental stewardship.

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