Membership at the West Gulf Maritime Association offers a variety of opportunities to work along side industry leaders to make a positive impact on our maritime community.

Regular Membership

Maritime entities that employ ILA labor.
  • Board Eligibility
  • Voting Capabilities
  • Payroll Services
  • Labor Relations
  • Training Services
  • Involvement in Committees of the Association
  • Participation in Membership Only Events
  • Advocacy Services
  • Digital Subscriptions to the Daily Industry Update as well as the WGMA Legislative Update
  • Automated Weather Notifications
  • Discount on PortVision AIS Ship Tracking Service
  • Receive Breaking News and Bulletins Impacting Port Operations

Special Membership

Steamship Owners, Operators, Agents, Terminal Operators, and others not employing ILA.
  • Board Eligibility
  • Voting Capabilities
  • Involvement in Committees of the Association
  • Participation in Membership Only Events
  • Advocacy Services
  • Digital Subscriptions to the Daily Industry Update as well as the WGMA Legislative Update
  • Automated Weather Notifications
  • Discount on PortVision AIS Ship Tracking Service, Free for Agent Members
  • Receive Breaking News and Bulletins Impacting Port Operations

Stakeholder Membership

Any entity engaged in the maritime trade.
  • Participation in Membership Only Events
  • Advocacy Services
  • Digital Subscriptions to the Daily Industry Update as well as the WGMA Legislative Update
  • Automated Weather Notifications
  • Discount on PortVision AIS Ship Tracking Service
  • Receive Breaking News and Bulletins Impacting Port Operations

For more information or to become a member, please contact Niels Aalund.