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)