Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
South Wales & West Branch



As an independent international professional membership organisation, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers strives to promote a world class program of education and training to ensure that all members are knowledgeable about their business. As a result, the Institute produces and publishes a comprehensive series of books on the shipping business.

The books are unique in that they have been written by professionals for professionals in the shipping industry. They now undergo a regular periodic review where they are peer reviewed, revised and updated by professionals in their particular discipline so that an accurate revision can be achieved.

Up to date information has been sourced from leading shipping research providers to illustrate graphs, charts and tables. Trade routes and ship drawings have been produced in house, while talented designers and proof readers have been employed to ensure the highest level of appearance and consistency in the books.

If you are a student or a member, you can order books directly through your personal account online at Alternatively, you can place an order by sending a completed book order form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Members receive 50% discount on all books.