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Our Members

We provide a united voice on behalf of the global shipping agency and broking professions.

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Quality Standard

Agents with the FONASBA Quality Standard give you peace of mind.

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Port Procedures

Providing documentary proof to shipping organisations of the value of the agency function.

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Ship Agents & Brokers

From the large global marine service providers to small family run concerns.

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Documentation

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FONASBA issues regular standard agreements, contracts and advice.

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FONASBA AdvertisingAdvertising with FONASBA

If you are a ship agent or other maritime service provider looking for new business, why not advertise on the FONASBA website? Regularly getting more than 5,700 hits per month from ship owners, operators, charterers and others seeking ship agents and ship brokers, as well as those seeking more information on the activities of our members, the opportunity to advertise on the site will directly appeal to any company (be they linked to FONASBA or not) that wishes to promote its services to our website visitors.

Further information on how to advertise with FONASBA can be found here.

agency-appointment-agreement-final-thumbnail_page_1FONASBA and BIMCO Launch Second New Agency Agreement

The newest entry in FONASBA’s suite of agency appointment documents (December 2017) is the General Agency Appointment agreement which is designed for longer term agency agreements than the previous Agency Appointment Agreement or those that cover a wider range of ports. The core form covers all the main terms of an agency agreement but in due course it will be supplemented by a range of trade-specific clauses that will further tailor the agreement to the specific needs of the sector.  As with the earlier AAA, the new form was developed in cooperation with BIMCO. Further information can be found in Documentation.