(a) Advocate for harmonized shipping policy in Africa capable of promoting
harmonious and sustained development of an African fleet; Promotion of the African Shipping Policy.
(b) Build strategic alliances with all stakeholders and advocate for an African common position on all maritime issues and defined solutions;
(c) Advocate for co-operation within African Maritime Administrations and support
African Maritime Administrations in their statutory duties as it affects the industry.
(d) Undertake studies that will encourage the promotion and the development of an Africa wide Shipping industry.
(e) Advocate for, and work at the establishment of national, regional and continental shipping lines.
(f) Promote co-operation among African Merchant Shipping Lines
(g) Advocate for and promote cabotage at National, regional and continental level in Africa
(h) Conduct periodical studies of status of African shipping
(i) Advocate for support from African and international funding institutions to support an African Fleet Agenda.
(j) Advocate for and promote the establishment of regional funds for the development of maritime transport
(k) Promote co-operation in the area of ship repair
(l) Support the African Union Commission in the stated objectives in the 2063 Agenda, 2015 AIM Strategy, and the African Maritime Transport Charter.