Capt. Allen Brink is a founder and past President of the International Institute of Marine Surveying. He is also the Vice President of the Internationally recognized Maritime Professional body, The Nautical Institute and is a Member of the following professional bodies:
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners encourages and maintains a high and honourable standard of ability and professional conduct in the officers of the British Merchant Navy.
Member. Received ‘Freedom of the City of London’ – June 2010.
The International Institute of Marine Surveying
Established in 1991, IIMS is the leading professional body for the marine surveying profession with over 1,000 members whose job it is to survey and inspect vessels of all shapes and sizes.
Fellow. IIMS President April 2007 – June 2010. Received Honorary Fellowship – June 2010.
The Society of Masters Mariners South Africa
The Society of Masters Mariners South Africa was formed in 1940. Since then, the Society has been the only organisation that has represented the professional interests of South African Master Mariners, Deck Officers & Cadets and those carrying out shore-based employment by virtue of their sea-going experience and certification.
The Maritime Law Association of South Africa
The Maritime Law Association of South Africa was established in February 1974 as a result of concern among maritime lawyers and the shipping industry that legislation in South Africa regulating maritime affairs did not appear to be keeping pace with developments elsewhere in the world.
Member. London. Elected to the Management Council 2004. Elected Vice President in 2010.
The Royal Institute of Navigation
The key aims of the Royal Institute of Navigation are:
• To advance the art, science and practice of navigation;
• To promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences, including positioning, timing, tracking and conduct of a journey, whether on, in, over or under land, sea, air or space.
The Society of Consulting Marine Engineers & Ship Surveyors
Since its inception in 1920 the SSCMS has achieved an enviable reputation as a highly professional organisation in which Consulting Marine Engineers, Naval Architects and Ship Surveyors are able to offer clients a comprehensive range of technical marine services.
South African Institute of Marine Engineers & Naval Architects
South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects is the South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects, the only technical society in South Africa dedicated to marine engineers and naval architects.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers South Africa
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers South Africa is a provider of professional maritime training with an unrivalled programme of education and qualification.
The London Maritime Arbitrators’ Association
More maritime disputes are referred to arbitration in London than to any other venue worldwide. The LMAA’s members have a wide range of experience and expertise, together covering almost anything which floats or is fixed to the seabed.
The Durban Marine Insurance Association