Benefits of Membership

NZ Professional Skipper offers discounted advertising. In addition, the MTA website and newsletter offer an opportunity to promote and sell member products to a wider sector audience.

Professional Skipper Magazine
MTA members recieve a complimentary copy of NZ Professional Skipper bimonthly, updating them on marine issues, industry news, regulations, and a host of other things. Members also receive the NZ Pro Skipper e-Newsletter.

MTA News
All members receive a bi-monthly newsletter covering the latest information on Maritime Rules and local interest stories.

Seminars and Conference
The MTA hold an annual conference and AGM. This is a very popular event as it enables members to have direct communication with our regulators offering valuable information on issues that affect our industry. It is also an excellent opportunity to network with peers from all over NZ. From time to time, specialised seminars are held around the country to focus on topical issues of the day.


Technical Assistance
Every member has exclusive access to technical assistance through the team at Maritime Management Services Ltd. This is beneficial to those operators who are affected by MOSS. Assistance in the development of MTOPs (Marine Transport Operator Plans), HSE, Dangerous Goods carriage and SeaCert/Surveying qualifications form part of the services offered to members.

Information and Legal Assistance
Every trade Association provides it's members with information and assistance on a huge range of topics - regulatory problems, employment issues, engineering matters, OSH, employment contracts and legal opinions relevant to marine operators. MMS staff are able to offer guidance on maritime and surveying issues and Advicewise can provide you with information on employment matters at no charge to you. This service comes free with your membership.

Valuable trade discounts include engines, paint, ropes, batteries, marine electronics, Visa/Mastercard merchant fees, printing, safety gear, marine supplies and hotel rooms.


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