Archive for the ‘Flags’ Category

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Flag State Performance Table which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.   See www.ics-shipping.org/docs/flag-state-performance-table The ICS Table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

Liberian Registry launches innovative new website

Liberian Registry launches innovative new website
Allison Wilson The Liberian Registry has further strengthened its industry-leading role for technological innovation by relaunching its website in an ultra-user-friendly format. Among other things, owners and managers of the 4,150-plus vessels in the Liberian-flag fleet will have direct access to an...
February 13th, 2017 | Communication, Flags, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Jamaica launches its candidature for election onto IMO Council

Jamaica launches its candidature for election onto IMO Council
from the Jamaica candidancy launch Jamaica launched its bid to be elected to Category ‘C’ of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council last Thursday (2 February) – in a move to position Jamaica as a ‘viable maritime hub’.   Addressing specially invited guests, Jamaica’s Minister...
February 6th, 2017 | Flags, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration
  Ambassador Diaz of Panama presents the certificate Performance Verified in Testing on “DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY” Tokyo, January 12, 2017 – For almost a year Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. (MKK) have been undertaking...
January 12th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Flags, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Liberian Registry strengthens Asia team to meet growing demand

Liberian Registry strengthens Asia team to meet growing demand
Chiang Wan Ching The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of key areas within the Asian regional offices operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Ms. Wan Ching Chiang has been promoted to Registrations Manager...
January 9th, 2017 | Flags | Read More

The Marshall Islands Report

The Marshall Islands Report
Happy New Year and welcome to the new Marshall Islands Report, a blog site with news and views from across International Registries, Inc.’s global network. We are the world’s most experienced, privately held maritime and corporate registry service provider. The site contains regular updates...
January 6th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Flags, Reports | Read More

The Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum in Limassol on Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum in Limassol on Thursday, February 9, 2017
    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017  8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Followed by a Networking Cocktail Reception) Venue: Columbia Plaza, Limassol Share on The Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum will take place in Limassol on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at...
January 5th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Markets, Shipmanagement | Read More

Liberia says flag states must be proactive in difficult market conditions

Liberia says flag states must be proactive in difficult market conditions
Alfonso Castillero The Liberian Registry says that, in today’s challenging shipping markets, flag states must be proactive in the best interests of shipowners, operators and managers, rather than simply fulfilling their traditional role as certification bodies. Alfonso Castillero, Vice-President of...
December 12th, 2016 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

LISCR’s Christmas drinks and dips at the Baltic

LISCR’s Christmas drinks and dips at the Baltic
l to r: Kostas Ladas, Scott Bergeron and Hilary Spilkin The second Christmas event of the day was organized by LISCR’s London office. LISCR administers the Liberian Registry which was established in 1948 and today ranks as the second largest in the world. The drinks and appetizers event took place...
December 8th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

Jamaican High Commissioner-designate visits Maritime Authority of Jamaica

Jamaican High Commissioner-designate visits Maritime Authority of Jamaica
Seth Ramocan’s visit The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) received a visit from the Jamaican High Commissioner-Designate to the UK as part of a series of meetings being held prior to him taking up his term in office. Seth Ramocan, Jamaica’s High Commissioner-Designate to the UK, paid...
December 8th, 2016 | Flags, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Panama Centennial

Panama Centennial
Get ready for a unique event coming up in Panama in 2017!                                                         The latest News from Panama and an announcement...
November 14th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

Cayman Enterprise City engages top US maritime marketing firm

Cayman Enterprise City engages top US maritime marketing firm
Carleen Lyden-Kluss Cayman Enterprise City Engages Top US Maritime Marketing Firm to Boost Growth of Zone’s Maritime Services Park 3rd November 2016 – George Town, Grand Cayman: Cayman Maritime Services Park (CMSP), a component of Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s special economic zone, announced...
November 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Flags | Read More

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC
David Pascoe Liberia is leading a move to amend the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which will allow certain ships additional time beyond 2020 in order to ensure that adequate new ballast water management (BWM) systems are commercially available, along with the necessary dockyard space for...
October 31st, 2016 | Environment, Flags, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning systems the first to be flag approved in Asia

Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning systems the first to be flag approved in Asia
The Ro-Ro vessel “Theben” is equipped with an Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) System from Wärtsilä. The system is the first EGC to be approved by an Asian flag authority. Wärtsilä Corporation,  27 October 2016 at 10 am EET – The Singapore flag state authorities have approved Wärtsilä’s...
October 27th, 2016 | Emissions, Flags, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia trials class and statutory e-certificates on ClassNK ships

Liberia trials class and statutory e-certificates on ClassNK ships
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry has further strengthened its industry-leading reputation for technological innovation by launching operational trials for electronic certificates covering both statutory and class regulations. Having initiated the practice of issuing electronic statutory certificates...
October 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Flags, IT and Communications | Read More

TRINET Informatika to integrate INTTRA’s Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its software applications serving the Slovenian Market

TRINET Informatika to integrate INTTRA’s Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its software applications serving the Slovenian Market
PARSIPPANY, N.J., and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, October 11th, 2016 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and TRINET Informatika, a leading provider of software applications in the area of automated customs procedures and logistics in the Slovenian market, announced today an...
October 11th, 2016 | Flags, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia Registry makes key appointments in UK, Panama, US and Turkey

Liberia Registry makes key appointments in UK, Panama, US and Turkey
Gerard Kenny   The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of the key areas within the global network of offices operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Gerard Kenny has been appointed Technical Manager of...
October 10th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Flags, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Becomes No. 1 Flag for World’s Tanker Fleet

Republic of the Marshall Islands Becomes No. 1 Flag for World’s Tanker Fleet
Bill Gallagher The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry hit a significant milestone by attaining the status as the world’s largest tanker fleet. This status was achieved over the summer with additional tonnage joining the RMI Registry from markets in Greece, the United States (US), and...
October 10th, 2016 | Flags, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

ClassNK and the Liberian Registry begin Trials for Electronic Certificates System

ClassNK and the Liberian Registry begin Trials for Electronic Certificates System
Tokyo – ClassNK has begun operational trials for “ClassNK e-Certificate”, the world’s first comprehensive system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates issued on behalf of flag states in electronic format. The use of electronic certificates is expected to bring about...
October 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Flags, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Today Merchant Navy Day is being commemorated across the UK

Today Merchant Navy Day is being commemorated across the UK
The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman the Lord Mountevans, displays a Red Ensign – flown atop Guildhall for Merchant Navy Day. 365 Red Ensign-flying locations are listed in a ‘Roll of Honour’ at www.merchantnavyday.uk Britain’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers is being commemorated...
September 3rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Charity, Flags, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

ABP hoists the Red Duster across the UK

ABP hoists the Red Duster across the UK
Red Ensign Flag at Southampton The Red Ensign, emblem of the Merchant Navy, will fly at ABP’s ports this weekend to mark Merchant Navy Day on September 3. ABP is supporting the call from the Seafarers UK charity and the Merchant Navy Association for the ensign, nicknamed the Red Duster, to be flown...
September 2nd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Flags, HR, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Cuxhaven Newsletter 2016 / 06 EN

Cuxhaven Newsletter 2016 / 06 EN
“Shipping must not be subjected to more burdens than other means of transport” Interview with Ralf Nagel, Chief Executive Officer of the German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) Of what relevance are the SECA zones in the North and Baltic Seas for European short sea shipping and RoPax lines? Here’s...
July 16th, 2016 | Associations, Flags, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port of Port Elizabeth congratulates newest merchant ship to fly SA Flag

Port of Port Elizabeth congratulates newest merchant ship to fly SA Flag
a MT LEFKAS docked at Berth 100. PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 14 July 2016   – The Port of Port Elizabeth is the proud home port of a third ship to be registered on the South African Ships Register. This marks another step in South Africa’s drive to become a recognised Maritime Nation in line...
July 14th, 2016 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Bahamians know best !

Bahamians know best !
H.E Mr. Eldred E. Bethel, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas welcomig guests What a great event that was earlier on tonight at the IMO!  Over 300 guests amongst them many Bahamians in London participated in the celebrations for the occasion of the 43rd Anniversary of Independence of...
July 8th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Flags, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More