To unionize all senior officers employed in the merchant vessels.
To regulate the relationship and settle disputes between members and their employers and between a member and another.

To obtain and maintain just and equitable hours of work, rates of Pay, and conditions of service.
To encourage the establishment and maintenance of high productive efficiency in the establishments.
To advance the education, training and re-training of members.
To provide benefits and other assistance to members as prescribed in the constitution.
To encourage the participation of members in decision making at undertaking companies, industry and national levels.