Types of 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.
Membership categories are listed here with a full explanation of each category on the individual pages within this section.
Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
FICS Fellow of the Institute and an official Chartered Shipbroker
Retired MICS or FICS with at least 25 consecutive years ICS membership
Life Member A branch nominee and Controlling Council approval
Honorary Fellowship
By invitation of the Controlling Council
If you meet the specific entry requirement for one of the above categories of membership you will find further details on how to apply by going to the relevant page of this membership section.