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Develop your career with the largest international community of naval architects.

Are you ready to take the next steps in your career?

Professional Membership (also called Corporate Membership) is for individuals who have completed higher education, or relevant training, and are looking to develop their career, validate their skills and experience, and work towards Professional Registration.

We have different classes of membership designed to support you at every stage of your career.

RINA Students & Graduate Memberships

The more we collaborate, the more we discuss, debate and develop.

Why join RINA?

Global recognition of professional competence and technical excellence

As a Member, you’ll attain a qualification that verifies your professional competence and integrity. 

Membership demonstrates your technical excellence and gives employers confidence that you’re equipped to work in the industry. 

It’s also internationally recognised proof of your skills and experience, so you can take your career across the world.

Career development opportunities

As a RINA member, you’ll have access to opportunities and resources that will help you achieve your career goals. From getting your first job to Professional Registration and beyond.

We are the formal centre for learning and education in the industry.

Take advantage of our technical publications, events, training courses, networking opportunities, and much more.

A path to Professional Registration

As a Member (MRINA) or Fellow (FRINA), you can apply to become Professionally Registered with the Engineering Council and hold the title of Engineering Technician (EngTect), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Professional Registration is additional international recognition of your qualifications, skill set and experience.

Become a voice for your profession

As the global governing body for naval architecture and maritime engineering, RINA is at the forefront of the industry – driving development and innovation to improve the welfare of societies and safeguard our world for generations to come.

We bring together industry, educators and decision makers from across the world to lead discussion, develop policy, and set standards.

What are the membership benefits?

  • Professional Registration – Get global recognition of your professional competence and technical excellence. Find out more.
  • Designation – As a RINA member, you’re entitled to use a designation specific to your membership class (AMRINA, MRINA, FRINA). It’s a great shorthand that shows your skills and experience have been confirmed by the industry’s governing body.
  • Publications – Free access to our range of world-renowned magazines and journals. Including RINA’s flagship magazine The Naval Architect. Check out the full range.
  • Resource library – A one-stop shop for journals, published and unpublished papers, reports, videos and technical presentations. You’ll also have access to our catalogue of Technical Papers and the chance to view rare and historic books from The Denny Library at Institution HQ.
  • Events – Join online and in-person lectures, presentations, seminars and workshops from world-leading professionals in the industry. View the events programme.
  • Scholarships and awards – Get support and recognition for your academic and professional achievements with one of our awards and prizes. Find out more.
  • Regional Branches – Join your local RINA branch to attend lectures and meet ups with professionals working in the industry near you.