The Chamber offers a number of membership types tailored to your sector, ranging from full shipowning membership to associates. Join nowMembership Costs 2023/24The subscription runs from 01 April - 31 March. If joining part way through the year the fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis. New members benefit from a 50% discount in the first year and 25% in the second (subject to a minimum fee of £2,000). Fees are subject to VAT not included below.You can find an overview of our membership types, related costs and information in the table below:Membership TypeDetailsCostsStart-Up Shipowner MembershipComplete access to the full range of chamber services, policy committees and information including expertise and advice on a one-to-one basis.Free for one year.Shipowners and Ship Managers MembershipComplete access to the full range of chamber services, policy committees and information including expertise and advice on a one-to-one basis.£250 per vessel managed. Minimum £2,000 per annum, Maximum £20,000 per annum. Overseas MembershipComplete access to the full range of chamber services, policy committees and information including expertise and advice on a one-to-one basis.There are three levels of Overseas Membership:Small - £5,500 per annumMedium - £11,000 per annumLarge - £16,500 per annumProfessional Membership (Non-ship operating companies)Complete access to the full range of chamber services, policy committees and information including expertise and advice on a one-to-one basis.There are three levels of Professional membership:Small companies - £5,500 per annumLarge companies - £11,000 per annumClassification societies - £16,500 per annumAssociate MembershipAccess to events, networking opportunities and affiliation with the UK Chamber.£2,000Charity MemberAccess to events, networking opportunities and affiliation with the Chamber.£1,000 (£500 for small / regional charities)Shipowners and Ship Managers Membership - Cost BreakdownThis is calculated on a tonnage basis dependant on relevant fleet and sector and subject to a minimum of £2,000 and maximum of £99,000 per annum.Sectors£/GTPassenger0.40Containers & Freight RO RO0.30Offshore Support Vessels0.40Specialist Vessels0.40Product/Oil/Gas Tankers0.30Bulk Carrier (Short Sea)0.25Bulk Carrier (Deep Sea)0.15Towage0.70 Start-Up Shipowner Membership - Further InformationThe UK Chamber is offering free membership for British start-up shipowners.This new initiative will give homegrown entrepreneurs and start-up businesses full access to the chamber's advice and support services that will help them to understand complex regulations and procedures - ensuring they have more time to concentrate on growing their business.DetailsThe offer is made available to start up UK shipowning companies only. It is not being made available to companies that would typically fit into professional services or associate membership categories.Companies must join within their first two years of trading as a shipowner.Membership will last for one year only. Companies will then be rolled over to paying chamber membership unless they notify us otherwise. Discounts of 50% and 25% in the following two years offered to new paying members will still apply.The offer is for ‘full’ membership, with all the rights that full membership entails.The joining procedure will be the same as any other company including signing the UK Chamber terms of membership and approval by the UK Chamber Board.