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Bureau Veritas is a service company specializing in QHSE management (quality, health, safety and environment) and social accountability, with a network that covers 140 countries and includes 550 offices and laboratories.
It offers an extensive range of technical services and solutions in the fields of certification, conformity assessment, consulting and training.
FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) is a non-governmental organization, represents today an industry covering approx. 40'000 forwarding firms, also known as the "Architects of Transport".
IATA brings together approx. 280 airlines. Working also with forwarders, customs administrators, shippers and government authorities, IATA develops enhanced regulations pertaining to the transportation of goods. It also develops standards for shipment documentation and automated tracking, and streamlined procedures.
ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) is the voice of world business championing the global economy as a force for economic growth, job creation and prosperity.
The purposes of IMO are "to provide machinery for cooperation among governments in the field of governmental regulation and practices relating to technical matters of all kinds affecting shipping engaged in international trade; to encourage and facilitate the general adoption of the highest practicable stands in matters concerning maritime safety, efficiency of navigation and prevention and control of marine pollution from ships". IMO is also empowered to deal with administrative and legal matters related to these purposes.
The IRU represents the entire road transport industry world-wide. In all international bodies that make decisions affecting road transport, the IRU acts as the industry's advocate.
The International Union of Marine Insurance is a professional body run by and for its members.
International Transport News and Information
Lloyd's Register is an independent risk management organization that works to improve its clients' quality, safety, environmental and business performance.
Satelite images, current U.S. radar, maps, tide table sites, etc.
TIS (Transport Information Service) provides cargo loss prevention information from german marine insurers.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.