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The Nautical Institute is the international representative body for maritime professionals

International Branches

The principal aim of our international branches is to promote the activities and increase the membership of The Nautical Institute in their area.

Amongst other things, the branches provide a local professional focus, networking opportunities, technical and social meetings, seminars and professional development assistance.

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Our Role in the Industry

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships. We provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world.

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The Nautical Institute is a major maritime publisher with over 200 titles to its credit. Many of these books have become industry standards and are acknowledged by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The hallmark of Institute publications is that they are 'Practical Guides' written by practitioners for practitioners.

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