Hamilton Shipping (Port Services) Limited is certified by the British Standards Institute (No: FS652697) and adheres to the standards of the ISO 9001 certification, the internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS).

ISO 9001 is a certified quality management system for organisations that prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of their customers and any other relevant stakeholders.


Cruise Europe has over a hundred members within Northern and Atlantic Europe over four regions: Norway, Iceland and the Faroes; The Baltic; UK and Ireland and; Atlantic Europe.

Hamilton Shipping (Port Services) Limited is an Associate Member of Cruise Europe.

Cruise Ireland is a marketing co-operative, which was formed in 1994 to promote the island of Ireland as a premier cruise destination. Its members include port authorities, ship agents, ground handling agents, retail and visitor centres, transport companies, local authorities and tourist organisations.

Hamilton Shipping (Port Services) Limited is a full member of Cruise Ireland.

Trinity House has a statutory duty to collect General Light Dues from vessels calling at UK and Irish ports. Light Dues collected are paid into the General Light House Fund under the stewardship of the Department for Transport. The fund finances the work of Trinity House, the Northern Lighthouse Board (Scotland and the Isle of Man) and the Commissioners of Irish Lights (Ireland). Light Dues is a tax, the rates for which are set annually by the respective Shipping Ministers of the UK and Ireland.

Hamilton Shipping (Port Services) Limited is an Official Light Dues Collector.


The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the professional body for all members of the commercial shipping industry worldwide. The Institute was founded in 1911 and awarded a Royal Charter in 1920. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the only internationally recognised professional body in the commercial maritime arena and it represents shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world. Members of the institute are committed to maintaining the highest professional standards across the shipping industry.

Hamilton Shipping (Port Services) Limited is a Company Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and all operations staff are either ICS qualified or in the process of achieving the qualification.