Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (USA) Inc.
ASBA is an independent membership trade association, established in 1934 that brings together member Ship Brokers, Agents and Affiliates with offices in the United States and Canada.
ASBA advances and fosters the ideals and standards of professional conduct and practices and is a medium through which members with common interests can communicate.
- Ship Brokers (Dry Cargo, Tanker, and Sale & Purchase)
- ASBA Certified Agents
- Affiliate Members (Ship Owners, Operators, Charterers and Tug Companies)
How Does ASBA Operate?
Day-to-day activities are handled from the Association’s office by the Secretary under the supervision and direction of the Officers and the Board of Governors.
The working committees are an integral part of the Association. These committees along with the Board of Directors establish the priorities for the Secretariat. All working committee meet at least once a year, however, the Ethics & Grievance Committee meets “when-called-upon”.
ASBA Committees and Committee Members
Agency Affairs Entertainment
ATRS Ethics and Grievance
Charter Party and Documentary Government Activities
Dry Cargo Tanker
Young Ship Brokers & Agents (YSBA)