The Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Our aim is to promote professionalism, best practice and safety throughout the maritime industry and to represent the interests of our members. Explore some of the areas which we work in below...

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NI Academy

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Technical Resources

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Strategic Plan

The aims of NI’s new Strategic Plan 2021-2026 are to improve focus on our core functions, the Institute has been reorganised into four departments: Membership and Branches; Information and Publishing; Research and Relationships; and Qualifications. These activities are now served by a Central Business Services Hub – the administrative heart of NIHQ.
Over the next five years, the NI plans to:

  • expand membership from the current 7,000 to at least 10,000
  • revitalise and improve support for NI branches
  • use the new Legacy Scheme to support education and training initiatives
  • introduce a one-to-one mentoring scheme that will draw on NI members’ knowledge and experience
  • enhance the work of the Younger Members Council and provide students with free digital membership of the Institute.




Latest news

06 Dec 2021

Job Alert - Head of Qualifications

Are you looking for a career within the maritime educational sector? Our outstanding Qualifications team are looking for an experienced dedicated leader to take them forward!

Institute News
02 Dec 2021

Newsletter - December 2021

Find out more about The Nautical Institute's current activities in our December newsletter......

Institute News
01 Dec 2021

Seaways - December 2021

December Seaways is now available for members to read online!

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