Good communication and links between the various industry bodies is an important way of keeping current with industry developments, and ensuring the whole industry speaks with one unified voice. There are a number of key industry websites which are important for the shipping,freight, air freight and logistics industries. Links to those sites, together with key educational sites are shown here.

Another good way of keeping in touch with industry views and ideas is to attend the regular transport and shipping conferences which are held each year. These industry wide events are a forum for ideas and discussion leading to enhancing New Zealand transport sector, and its policies.

And for employment opportunities, keep a close eye on opportunities through recruitment websites…

NZ Shipping Federation:

Nautical Institute of New Zealand:

Master Mariners of New Zealand:

NZ Merchant Service Guild:

Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteers Reserve:

NZ Institute of Marine and Power Engineers Inc: Tel 09 525 5735, Fax 09 525 5737.