The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is the national organisation representing both commercial and leisure sectors of the marine industry in Ireland.

The Primary Aims of the Federation are:

  • To promote the interests of all sectors of the marine industry in Ireland and to encourage its growth and development;
  • To represent the interests of the industry to Government, State Agencies and European institutions, thereby influencing public policies;
  • To promote the image of the industry through quality awareness, public statements and the organisation of Boat Shows;
  • To provide advice, information and services to members in order to assist in achieving these objectives.

Federation Governance

The Federation is governed by a Council elected by the corporate members. The Council for 2014 comprises:

  • Mr. Paal Janson (Chairman), Marina Marketing and Management Ltd.
  • Mr. David O’Brien (Chairman), Baily Publications Ltd.
  • Mr. Brian O’Sullivan, O’Sullivans Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Bernard Gallagher, B J Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Damien Offer, Malahide Marina
  • Mr. Gerry Salmon, MGM Boats Ltd
  • Mr. Hogan Magee, Western Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Ian O’Mara, Viking Marine Ltd.
  • Mr. Mark Ring, Royal Cork Yacht Club

IMF Board Members

Mr. Paal Janson (Chairman)
Marina Marketing and Management Ltd.
01 2020040
www.dlmarina.com
info@dlmarina.com

Mr. David O’Brien
Baily Publications Ltd.
01 2846161
www.afloat.ie
info@afloat.ie

Mr. Hogan Magee
Western Marine Ltd.
01 2800321
www.western-marine.ie
marine@iol.ie

Mr. Bernard Gallagher
B J Marine Ltd.
01 8061560
www.bjmarine.net
sales@bjmarine.net

Mr. Gerry Salmon
MGM Boats Ltd.
01 2802020
www.mgmboats.com
info@mgmboats.com

Mr. Brian O’Sullivan
O’Sullivans Marine Ltd.
066 7124524
www.osullivansmarine.com
info@osullivansmarine.com

Mr. Ian O’Mara
Viking Marine Ltd.
01 2806654
www.vikingmarine.ie
sales@vikingmarine.ie

Mr. Damien Offer
Malahide Marina
01 8454129
www.malahidemarina.com
info@malahidemarina.net