PIANC membership is worldwide and open to everyone. PIANC has members in 65 countries. Among them, 40 countries have the status of Qualifying Member. These are either national governments, regional governments of a national state, intergovernmental organisations, or private companies joining forces to represent their country in the managerial bodies of PIANC. Qualifying Members are entitled to set up a National Section, which manages the membership of its country and organises local activities. 27 National Sections are recognised and operate to facilitate contacts between PIANC HQ and the local membership.
Over 450 Corporate Members (consultants, contractors, manufacturing companies, port agencies, etc.), as well as more than 2000 Individuals are members of PIANC. Moreover, 9 Platinum Partners are giving strong support to PIANC (DEME, Jan De Nul, Port of Rotterdam, Van Oord, Trelleborg, ShibataFenderTeam, Boskalis, HIRA and Penta-Ocean Construction).