The operating costs of the Institute are met through voluntary contributions from governments, companies, foundations, and international development assistance organizations.

IMLI requires funding to enable the further consolidation of its institutional stability and security in particular to support:

  • Its core staff
  • Fellowships for Government Nominated Officials particularly from developing States
  • Cost of visiting lecturers
  • Consolidation of its library facilities and research programmes.

Donors List


International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Nippon Foundation

Lloyd's Register Foundation (LRF)

European Commission

EU Funded “SAFEMED” Project administered by REMPEC

Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-Operation (CFTC)

Comité Maritime International (CMI)

Commonwealth Secretariat

Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)

International Transport Workers' Federation Trust (ITF)

International Transport Workers' Federation Trust (ITF) Seafarers’ Trust

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

World Bank

Government of Algeria

Government of Angola

Government of Azerbaijan

Government of the Bahamas

Government of Bahrain

Government of Bangladesh

Government of Barbados

Government of Brazil

Government of Cape Verde

Government of the Republic of Congo

Government of Dominica

Government of Fiji

Government of France

Government of the Gambia

Government of Ghana

Government of Haiti

Government of Indonesia

Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Government of Iraq

Government of Italy

Government of Kenya

Government of Latvia

Government of Liberia

Government of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Government of Lithuania

Government of Luxembourg

Government of Malaysia

Government of Malta

Government of the Marshall Islands

Government of Mexico

Government of Monaco

Government of Mozambique

Government of Namibia

Government of the Netherlands

Government of Nigeria

Government of Pakistan

Government of Peru

Government of the Philippines

Government of Poland

Government of the Republic of Korea

Government of the Russian Federation

Government of Saudi Arabia

Government of Seychelles

Government of the Republic of Singapore

Government of the Sudan

Government of Suriname

Government of Switzerland

Government of Thailand

Government of Togo

Government of Tonga

Government of Trinidad & Tobago

Government of the United Republic of Tanzania

Government of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Government of the United States of America

AB Lisco Baltic Services (Lithuania)

Akwa Ibim State Government (Nigeria)

Algerian Navy

Argentine Navy

Brazilian Navy

Bufete Coindet & Asociados (Honduras)

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Caspian Shipping Co. (Azerbaijan)

Chartered Institute of Logistics (Malta Branch)

Chilean Navy

CMI American Foundation

CMI Charitable Trust

Costamare Shipping Company

Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskab AS (Norway)

Dr. Kofi Emmanuel Mbiah

Ethiopian Shipping Lines

Finnish Maritime Administration

French Navy

General Maritime Transport Company (Libya)

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

Ghana Shippers’ Authority

Ghanaian Navy

Gozo Channel Company Ltd.

Greek Shipping Co-Operation Committee

Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)

India National Shipowners' Association

International Association of Dredging Contractors

International Centre for Ocean Development (Canada)

International Development Research Centre (Canada)

Italian Navy

Jamaica Shipping Association

Japan Shipbuilding Industry Foundation (Sasakawa Fellowship Fund)

Joint Dock Labor Council (Nigeria)

Kenyan Navy

Kenya Ports Authority

Kimani and Michuki Advocates

Korea Shipowners Association

Libya Ports & Maritime Transport Authority

Maritime B.P. (France)

Medserv Limited (Malta)

Melita Foundation (Malta)

Mexican Navy

Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion (Malta)

Moroccan Navy

National Inland Waterways Authority (Nigeria)

Neptune Orient Lines (Singapore)

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)

Nigerdock Nigeria Limited

Nigerian Navy

Nigerian Ports Authority

Nigerian Shippers’ Council

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

Onassis Group of Companies

Pakistan Navy

Palmali Shipmanagement

Mr. P.S. Panagopoulos and Mr. A. Panagopoulos

Papachristidis Company

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX)

Ports and Shipping Organization (Iran)


Professor David Attard

Professor Thomas Schoenbaum

Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre (REMPEC)

Saudi Aramco

Sea Pine Tree Foundation

SMIT International

Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA)

Strategic Educational Pathways Scholarships (STEPS)

The West Africa Regional Fisheries Project-Liberia 

Thomas Miller & Co. Ltd., Managers of the U.K. P&I Club 

Transmarine Shipping Enterprise Ltd.

Transnet Ltd. (South Africa) 

Transport Malta