More than two decades ago, in 1987, stakeholders from the maritime and port sector joined and established a shipping community known as the Union Maritime et Portuaire de la Guadeloupe (UMEP). Its core mission is to facilitate and foster cooperation among the port community stakeholders.
- Association des Transitaires et Commissionnaires en Douanes de la Guadeloupe (SCDTG) – [Association of freight forwarders and customs brokers of Guadeloupe]
- Association des Agents et Consignataires de Navires (AACN) – [Association of consigners and shipping agents]
- Association des Entreprises de Manutention (UEM) – [Association of handling companies]