Who we are
Founded in 1889, we are the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals. With a worldwide membership of marine engineers, scientists and technologists based in over 120 countries, we provide levels of membership for everyone, from professionals seeking to become Chartered or gaining other Professional Recognition, to those just starting out in their careers, or studying in education, or those interested in supporting our work.
A world where marine resources and activities are sustained, managed and developed for the benefit of humanity.
To work with the global marine community to promote the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology - providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.