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Welcome to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, founded in 1911, is the Professional Membership Body that sets the highest standards of professional service to shore-based staff in the shipping industry through the provision of an internationally recognised education programme.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the only internationally recognised professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world.

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Education

As a major provider of education and training, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Ireland facilitate lecturers, examination centres and exams for the ICS membership syllabus, as well as organising topical seminars, providing the shipping industry with highly qualified professionals.

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Membership

Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers means much more than the initials after your name. As the largest network of professional shipbrokers, managers and agents, ICS membership is internationally recognised as a mark of professionalism in the shipping industry.

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Member Profile

Lars Torum, a fellow of the Institute, joined Bank of Ireland in 2001 and is a pioneering member of their maritime finance team, set up in the early 2000’s. “The most important thing about ship-financing is relationships. That’s the key. You have to know your counterpart. Relationships have to be managed.”

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Celebrating 40 years

In 2014 we celebrated 40 years of ICS Ireland. During this period we have actively promoted education within the shipping industry and continue to offer lecturers at DCU to facilitate those that undertake the Institutes examinations.

Our educational programmes have resulted in an increase in students and pass rates during this period.

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If you are an existing ICS student please click below to access the student area

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