The Caribbean Shipping Association's membership is divided into the following four groups:
1. Ships Agents and Private Stevedore Contractors Group (Group A)
Membership of this group consist of National Associations or individual agents who perform an agency function for any or all classes of ships and private Stevedore Contractors.
2. The Port Wharf and/or Terminal Operators Group (Group B)
Membership of this group include those members who are port, wharf and terminal operators and Port Authorities.
3. The Ship Owners/Operators Group (Group C)
Group C consists of those members who are owners and operators of public passenger or cargo vessels.
4. The Ocean Transportation Intermediaries Group (Group D)
Group D is comprised of those members who are either an Ocean Freight Forwarder or a Non-vessel Operating common carrier (NVOCC).