AMICIE, hereinafter referred to as the Association is registered as a Society under Indian Societies Act, after drawing up Memorandum of Association and Bye Laws to obtain necessary approvals.
The jurisdiction rules would always override any rules made by the Society and its committees, notwithstanding the powers otherwise so vested in them.
It is to be managed by an Executive Committee hereinafter referred to as the Committee or EC.
Membership is open to all professionals in all shipping and associated fields including logistics to couriering, holistically considering. that shipping. in its. widest commercial usage. is all encompassing covering broad spectrum of trade and commerce. However, rights of membership is duly reserved by the founders first and committees later on.
Initially, members and fellows of other such institutions such as ICS (Shipbrokers), NI (Nautical Institute), CMMI (Company of Master Mariners), IMEI (Institute of Marine Engineers India), Naval Architects (RINA), those engaged in IACS, H&M, Clubs, Ship Finance and their equivalent/affiliates in India and other countries may be inducted. Those involved in shipping, trade and logistics as Agents, Freight Forwarders, Customs Agents and Logistics Service providers are also welcome to join so as to foster good professional relationship with common goals for mutual benefits of networking.
Membership should be approved by the Membership Committee. In this regard, the decisions of the EC will be final with one natural right of appeal through Chairman to an expanded EC with three additional Senior Fellows from Membership Committee, but always odd in number in total.
Association may for convenience of operations, set up branches in any country or part of the world, duly. managed by an Executive Committee at branch level with one seat reserved for President of EC at global/international level. On setting up branches, chapters or associates overseas a Head Consul shall be appointed to coordinate such efforts.
The Chairman shall be a Fellow or a honorary member or a Patron of high standing in the shipping world. He/she would have voting right, if indeed voting, as a last resort, but to maintain status quo in a hung decision scenario.
Executive Committee shall consist of a Honorary Chairman, President, Past President (after the first tenure), Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and two senior Fellows all elected by the General body for a term of 3years. They shall perform their official duties as honorary voluntary office bearers without any payment except for direct expenses and travel as authorized by the Committee itself.
All Committee members are barred from the same committee for the next consecutive term except higher positions, but may be re-elected after a gap of two terms subject to approval by disciplinary committee on past performance.
Are you a senior professional of the Maritime Trade.? Membership is subject to acceptance by Executive Committee of AMICIE. Membership subscription is payable on approval/joining and yearly thereafter. If you are qualified to be a member and interested, please fill out the form by clicking the link below.