Supported by China Shipowners’ Association
China Shipowners’ Association (CSA) is a voluntary trade organization composed of owners, operators and managers of merchant ships engaged in waterway transportation and relevant shipping related entities, which is registered in the People’s Republic of China.
Since its establishment in April 1993, CSA has been playing its role in various aspects such as:
◆ serve its members directly, reflect their opinions, safeguard their legitimate interests and rights.
◆ play the role of self-discipline of the industry, assist government agencies to regulate and maintain the market order of fair competition.
◆ pay due attention to the hot, difficult and focal issues, carry out investigations, raise suggestions and recommendations to the government in the policy making for the development of shipping industry.
◆ actively take part in activities of international exchange and cooperation, and articulate the voice of Chinese shipowners to the international shipping circle.
The CSA so far has 215 members. Its administrative body is the Secretariat, 11 professional committees and 2 branches that have been affiliated in the Association.