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Profile of registrant

International Council of Marine Industry Associations

Identification number in the register: 25344966554-43
Registration date: 02/09/11 16:29:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 20/08/14 09:03:18
The date of the last annual update was 20/08/14 09:00:12

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Council of Marine Industry Associations
Acronym: ICOMIA
Legal status: international non-profit making associations
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  ANTHONY RICE
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  ANTHONY RICE
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 132 Brigade Pironlaan 
Telephone number: (+44) 1784223702
Fax number: (+44) 1784223705
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The aim of the association is to represent the Marine Industry Associations and to act as the voice of the global recreational marine industry. The tasks of the association are the study and collation of scientific, economic and technical matters concerning recreational and other small craft, engines, ancillary equipment, marinas and the broader aspects of ports and harbours. This includes the study of matters concerned with safety, environmental protection and technical research related to all aspects of boating. Furthermore, ICOMIA concerns itself with educating the public and the industry, exchanging information, and carrying out international studies with the object of encouraging the efficiency, technical advance and productivity of enterprises to improve the benefits afforded to customers and to promote boating worldwide. ICOMIA sets out to break down all existing and anticipated barriers to trade. ICOMIA will from time to time deal with international organisations, Governments and other bodies on behalf of the industry.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

RCD - Recreational Craft Directive
MD - Machinery Directive
EMC - Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive

Horizon 2020 - collaborative research

IPPC - Integrated pollution prevention and control (incl. recast)

IED - Industrial Emissions Directive (inc. VOC Directive integrated in IED)

NEC - National Emissions Ceilings Directive

WFD/WEEE - Waste Framework Directive including Waste electrical and electronic equipment

Biocidal Products Directive/Regulations

REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals

MSFD - Maritime Strategy Framework Directive
WFD - Water Framework Directive

European Council; regulations for timber certification
Climate Change; EU Adaptation Strategy (2009 – 2012)

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 01/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.