Supporting Organisations


IBIA has a worldwide membership comprising shipowners, charterers, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, barging and storage companies, surveyors, port authorities, credit reporting companies, lawyers, P&I clubs, equipment manufacturers, shipping journalists and marine consultants.


WISTA-UK was founded in 1974. We are part of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) an organisation for women involved in the shipping industry worldwide. With networking, education and mentoring in focus we can enhance members’ competence and empower career success. We are over 1600 members in over 34 countries.


The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT (UK) – is the professional body who welcomes everyone involved with logistics, the supply chain and transport.


Tyndall Manchester is primarily based in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, but has close affiliations with the School of Environmental, Atmospheric and Earth Sciences, the Sustainable Consumption Institute, and Manchester Business School.

It has a vibrant and committed research community that brings together scientists, engineers, social scientists and economists, providing considerable and diverse academic expertise on all aspects of energy and climate change. Tyndall Manchester also undertakes external consultancy projects and offers postgraduate supervision and other opportunities for early career researchers.