The Association is run by a Council, which consists of a Chairman, Vice Chairman and five Category Representatives.
The Chairman and Vice Chairman are elected by the entire membership on a yearly basis. Category Representatives are elected by the members of their Category, again on a yearly basis.
The five Categories, representing the different port industry sectors, are:
Category 1 Shipping Lines
Category 2 Freight Forwarders
Category 3 Hauliers
Category 4 ERTS/Warehouse Keepers
Category 5 Port Related Services
All the FPUA officers give their time voluntarily, free of charge.
The Association is non-profit making, with a minimal annual subscription to cover its administration costs.