About our governance

DBCE is governed by its Articles of Association and The DBCE Rules (“The Rules”). Day to day management is undertaken by the DBCE Secretariat.


The DBCE Secretariat is responsible to the DBCE Board of Directors for the management of DBCE, the administration of DryBMS and compliance with “The Rules”.

Board of Directors (BoD)

The BoD is a comprised of industry representatives. The Chairman and Vice Chairman positions are held by one representative from DBCEs Shipowners/Ship Manager subscribers, and one representative from DBCEs Stakeholder Subscribers with the positions of Chairman held on an alternating basis.


Guidelines & standards

Click to find clear guidelines and standards for safety at sea, along with all the support you need to raise standards.