Welcome to PMSA
The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) is an independent, not-for-profit association focused on global trade. PMSA operates offices in Oakland, Long Beach and Seattle, and represents owners and operators of marine terminals and U.S. and foreign vessels operating throughout the world.
On behalf of its members, PMSA engages in community affairs and legislative and regulatory affairs in California and Washington state. PMSA provides members with information services, including regular updates on matters of interest to the shipping industry. It also serves as a clearinghouse for environmental practices across the industry.