Asian Shipowners’ Forum (ASF) was founded in April 1992 when its first meeting was held at Japan Shipping Club in Tokyo. As one of the important shipping organizations in the world, it consists of eight members from the shipowners’ associations of Asia Pacific nations i.e. Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei and Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations (FASA).

To better reflect the work and progress of its members and committees, the Asian Shipowners’ Forum (ASF) – who controls and operates around 50% of the world’s cargo carrying fleet – is changing its name to Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA). This was proposed during the 18th Chairmen’s meeting held in Beijing, China, on 19th October 2015. Subsequently at the 25th ASF AGM, it was officially declared the change of name from ASF to ASA. The name change does not alter the values and objectives that it delivers but will continue to further enhance the work done by the Association. The Association will continue to use the abbreviated name of “ASA”.

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