About Us

We are an ISO 9001-2015 certified company and one of the world’s largest International Chart Agents and sole agent for RINA publications (Registro Italiano Navale).

We align maritime solutions with our values that stand at the heart of all operations.  Our aim is to put our customers at the core of our strategy by offering a prompt tailored support 24/7 to help solve every urgent problem.

With our offices around the world located  close to the most important ports, in Genova, Miami and Singapore, we are able to cater customers from different locations.

Empowering your fleet navigate efficiently safe since 1945


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a customizable software that is intuitive and allows fleet optimization to reduce costs, risks, time and environmental impacts. We can guarantee the best price on the market and the option to rent our ECDIS helping to mitigate costs for customer care services.

Furthermore, we aim to guarantee safety, merge elegance with efficiency and stay at pace with technological innovations.

Our Vision

Our Vision is to expand and provide services globally: we aim to help solve your maritime problems by becoming your trusted international all-in provider.

Moreover, our aim is also to guide the shipmanager with the digital transition, supporting with this task, highlighting the positive sides which come with.



Genova, Italy, 1945

On 14th August 1945, after the end of World War II, Master Giuseppe Messina and representatives of the Italian Navy founded C.A.I.M. (Cooperativa Armamento Imprese Marittime) to employ veterans, sailors and the sons of fallen soldiers.

The first activities of CAIM were demining the Port of Genoa the fitting of all types of vessel.

Afterwards, CAIM developed a department to fabricate and repair nautical instruments, such as compasses, sextants, graphometers, and more.
It was also important the department od mechanical ship repair with its own workshops located in the Port of Genoa.
In the following years, CAIM got representation for the sale and the distribution of cartographic works issued by United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), US Navy Hydrographic Office and US Coast & Geodetic Survey. CAIM also represented many national and foreign manufacturers of electromechanical instruments. The Chamber of Commerce of Genoa gave a recognition in the occasion of the 50th year of establishment of the cooperative.
Since then, CAIM has developed and specialized to become one of the major British Admiralty International Service Agents and distributor of the most important English and American Institutions of technical publications and nautical regulations.



With offices in Genova, Miami and Singapore, CAIM is leader in the market: one of the world’s largest International Chart Agents and sole agent for RINA publications (Registro Italiano Navale). It has been supplying the professional mariners in the SOLAS regulated nautical market since 1945.
CAIM is a ISO 9001-2015 certified company.

We operate in 4 main sectors:

Charts and

Paper & Digital


Paper & Digital


Back of the bridge solution


Nautical & Safety Equipment


We are authorised distributors of

CAIM is technical agent for some of the most important suppliers and services operators.




CAIM is certified
ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 is compliant to the guidelines of ANNEX SL (ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000)

ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

Quality Management System

CAIM applies a Quality Management System in compliant with UNI EN ISO 9001 Ed. 2015

Quality Certificate

CAIM is certified

• enhanced business performance and facilitated international trade, including quality and safety of products, processes and services
• competent assessment and certification services according to their needs
• innovative, value adding products and services
• simplified and harmonized certification processes on a national and international level
• recognized certificates issued by IQNet partners
• the IQNet certificate, which provides an international passport towards global recognition
IQNet is the preferred supplier of management system assessments. Other than the IQNet certificate and the IQNet partner’s certificate, the IQNet mark “Certified Management System” is proof of a company’s successfully certified management system.
IQNet Mark – Certified Management System
IQNet Certificate


Provided Services Questionnaire
Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire
CAIM is Bureau Veritas certified for
Low Location Lights measurements