In line with the peculiar functions it serves and in order to adequately carry out its duties, the NSC is affiliated and has the membership of a number of International Organisations whose objectives align with that of the Council. Some of the more notable ones include:

  •     Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASC);
  •     Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOWCA);
  •     Port Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA);
  •     International Maritime Organisation (IMO);
  •     United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  •     World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  •     Global Shippers Forum (GSF)
  •     International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  •     Borderless Alliance (BA)