The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) is the only internationally recognised professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world. The Institute is incorporated in London by Royal Charter.

With 25 branches and 15 distance learning centres in key shipping areas, the Institute has about 4,000 individual members and about 120 company members world-wide. ICS membership represents a commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards across the shipping industry.


The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Australia and New Zealand Branch invites you to donate to this disaster relief fund. 100% of all donations will be directed to communities in need.



To become a member, candidates must pass the examinations and satisfy the Controlling Council in London of their suitability.

The Members of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS) are internationally recognised professionals in the shipping industry, elected in accordance with Institute rules.

Fellowship (FICS), which permits a person to be described as a Chartered Shipbroker, is granted to a member who has reached a position of seniority and influence in the shipping world.

Australia & New Zealand Branch

The Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers was formally established in February 1998 to promote the benefits of ICS membership in Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the South Pacific.

The Branch currently has over 100 Members and Fellows.

Studying at ICS

The Australia and New Zealand Branch administers the qualifying examinations pursuant to qualifying as a member of the Institute.

The Branch is also a recognised Institute Teaching Centre (ITC) offering  the internationally recognised ICS Tutorship program to prepare students for the qualifying examinations.

In addition, the Branch provides bespoke professional development courses and workshops.


We welcome our new Members - The ANZ Branch is pleased to welcome our new members.

Bespoke Professional Development Courses - The ICS (ANZ Branch) is offering bespoke courses and workshops specific to the needs of the client, delivered by ICS approved tutors.

International Tutorship Program - The Australia and New Zealand Branch is also an International Teaching Centre, bringing the International Tutorship program right to your doorstep. Find out more by emailing icsanz@icsanz.com.

All Hands! - Read our Branch Newsletter

Annual General Meeting 2019 - The ICS Branch 2019 AGM was held on Thursday 29 August in Melbourne. The minutes of the AGM will be distributed shortly.

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