IHTS Governance


    The International Historic & Traditional Ships Panel, an ICMM initiative, is a grouping of like-minded maritime heritage professionals with a common purpose.

    IHTS has a Convenor who acts as co-ordinator. Panel membership is by invitation.


    The IHTS Panel members, as at February 2013, are:

    Alan Edenborough

    IHTS Convenor / Sydney Heritage Fleet, Australia

    Hendrik Boland

    Vice President, European Maritime Heritage (EMH)

    Martyn Heighton

    Director, National Historic Ships UK

    Matthew Tanner MBE

    Director,  ss Great Britain Trust

    Stephen C White

    President, Mystic Seaport USA

    David Payne

    Curator, Australian Register of Historic Vessels, Australian National Maritime Museum

    Michael vom Baur

    European Maritime Heritage (EMH)

    John Robinson

    World Ship Trust

    Frits Loomeijer

    President, ICMM and md, Maritime Museum Rotterdam

    Vladimir Martous

    Board member, National Maritime Heritage Association of Russia

    Robert Hawkins

    Trustee, Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

    Davide Gnola

    Association of Mediterranean Maritime Museums

    Dr Ray Ashley

    President, Maritime Museum of San Diego USA

    Bert Rogers

    Executive Director, Tall Ships America

    Paul van Ommen

    Vice Chairman, EMH Safety Council

    Francois Casalis

    BATEAU D'INTERET PATRIMONIAL - 'BIP’ & Association Sequana, France

    [New member to be advised]

    Sail Training International

    Adm. Georges Prud’homme

    Former Vice Chairman, ‘BIP’ France [Honorary IHTS Panel member]