International Support Vessel Owners Association
ISOA is the international trade association for owners/operators of support vessels in the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy sectors.
ISOA’s objective is to promote best practice within its sector of the industry, with particular focus on safety & sustainability, innovation, application of consistent and practical best standards – whether through regulation or industry promoted schemes, together with the welfare and training of seafarers who are employed in the sector. ISOA provides a forum where its members can discuss these common interests and engage with industry stakeholders to drive improvements.
ISOA shall promote and protect the interests of its members by co-ordinating and representing the objectives of offshore support vessel operators in respect of any matters affecting the offshore support vessel industry. To this end, ISOA shall, inter alia:
Communicate to its members on a regular basis matters of importance affecting the offshore support vessel industry
Monitor prejudicial treatment of the offshore support vessel industry by governments, authorities or other bodies and assist members in investigating and, where appropriate, taking action against any such prejudicial treatment
Provide a forum for discussion of the prevailing standards and conditions in the offshore industry, facilitate joint conversations and projects to achieve set goals
Support members and the offshore sector as a whole in driving the agenda for decarbonisation; support discussions among stakeholders; develop systems to monitor and report on progress against agreed goals
Communicate, as appropriate, the views of members in respect of safe working practices and training of seafarers and other matters of importance in the offshore support vessel industry
Take all such steps as may from time to time be appropriate in the interests of its members.