Marine Engineers Beneficial Association: is the oldest maritime trade union in the United States still currently in existence, established in 1875. M.E.B.A. primarily represents licensed mariners, especially deck and engine officers working in the United States Merchant Marine aboard U.S.-flagged vessels. It is a member union of the AFL–CIO.
Transportation Research Board - Marine Research
The TRB Publications Index contains over 63,000 papers, articles, and reports published by the Transportation Research Board, Highway Research Board, Strategic Highway Research Program, or the Marine Board from 1923 to date.
Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide: includes over 1,500 annotated links to admiralty law resources on the Internet and a growing database of admiralty case digests, opinions and international maritime conventions.
Review of Maritime Trade: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development annual review reports on the worldwide evolution of shipping, ports and multimodal transport related to the major traffics of liquid bulk, dry bulk and containers.
Shipping Facts: Information about the International Shipping Industry including statistics on shipping and world trade, safety and regulation, and environmental performance.
Charts and Maps: The National Maritime Museum collections contain more than 100,000 sea charts and maps dating from the medieval period to the present day
UN Atlas of the Ocean: The Atlas is an information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
World Maritime University: operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. WMU thus enjoys the status, privileges and immunities of a UN institution in Sweden.