PMAESA Membership

At present the Association’s members fall into 4 different categories as summarized below.

Prospective members are not restricted to the location of PMAESA's jurisdiction (i.e. Eastern & Southern Africa or the Western Indian Ocean). The Association encourages membership from around the globe.

  • Full Members: Includes National Port or Harbour Authorities within the territories of the states of Eastern and Southern Africa or their Government Line Ministries, where there is no National Port or Harbour Authority.

  • Associate Members: Organizations, undertaking or association that are connected with or ancillary to the port industry and include but are not be limited to, customs authorities, clearing & forwarding agencies, shipping companies or agencies, cargo handling companies, railways authorities, road transporters, manufacturers of cargo handling equipment, importers and exporters.

  • Observer Members comprise of organizations undertaking or association which is connected with ports, compliments port activities or ancillary to the port industry based within or outside PMAESA's jurisdiction.

  • Individual Members: Persons in their private capacities that are interested in any aspect(s) of port operations.

  • Honorary Members: Individuals whom the Association shall recognize for their outstanding contribution to the Association and the maritime industry.