Archive for the ‘Flags’ Category

Liberian Registry introduces a simplified vessel registration process

Liberian Registry introduces a simplified vessel registration process
(left to right) Alfonso Castillero COO, Greg Maj Chief Registrar Liberian Registry introduces a simplified vessel registration process The Liberian Registry has announced its Expedited Registration Process, or ERP, effective as of 01 January 2020, in an effort to further streamline the registration and...
January 9th, 2020 | Flags | Read More

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter
Mick Cash Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter WELSH SEAFARERS union RMT today reacted with alarm at another case of seafarer pay abuse on a Cyprus registered freighter working on a domestic route, uncovered following an inspection...
January 8th, 2020 | Claims, Flags, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019
PANAMA Seafarers Director General Capt Juan Maltez Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019 For the Directorate General of Seafarers (DGGM) of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), 2019 has been a year of major changes that are gradually becoming a reality. This is thanks...
January 2nd, 2020 | Flags, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT sounds alarm over Stena Holyhead-Dublin service

RMT sounds alarm over Stena Holyhead-Dublin service
Mick Cash RMT SOUNDS ALARM OVER STENA HOLYHEAD-DUBLIN SERVICE  RMT raises alarm and demands guarantees from Stena Line over new ferry on key Holyhead to Dublin route   SEAFARER Union RMT today raised alarm over Stena Line’s decision to register new Holyhead-Dublin ferry Stena Estrid on the Cypriot...
December 18th, 2019 | Disputes, Flags, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes
. Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes Once again, Panama hosted their traditional Panama party for all IMO Delegates and guests, attending this week the 31st session of the IMO Assembly at IMO Headquarters in London, from 25 November to 4 December 2019. We...
November 29th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council
. IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium: Category (a)    10 States with the largest interest in providing international shipping services: China, Greece,...
November 29th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with Norway’s Sveinung Oftedal Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project Partnerships and innovations are essential to combat climate change through reductions in GHG emissions. Norway has provided an additional NOK 40,000,000 (US$4.3. million)...
November 13th, 2019 | Environment, Flags, IMO | Read More

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78
. Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78 The Republic of Panama remains in the International Maritime Organization White List, according to confirmation received from the IMO maritime safety committee. It has proved “full and total effectiveness to the...
November 13th, 2019 | Flags | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

SSA Project is Launched to Transorm Shipping Registries Globally

SSA Project is Launched to Transorm Shipping Registries Globally
Signatories of the International E-Registry of Ships (IERS) MoU (from left to right) Mr John Denton AO, Secretary-General of ICC, Mr Dorjee Sun, Chief Executive Officer of Perlin and Mr Steen Brodsgaard Lund, Chairman of SSA Digital Transformation Committee. MPA Chief Executive, Ms Quah Ley Hoon, witnessed...
October 14th, 2019 | Associations, Flags | Read More

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply
. Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has completed a survey (IMO 2020 Sulphur Regulation | Your Opinion Matters) and the results show more than 44% of ship owners, operators and managers saying they will definitely comply with the...
October 8th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Flags, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Marshall Islands Report, September 2019

Marshall Islands Report, September 2019
Marshall Islands Report, September 2019 Welcome to the Marshall Islands Report, a blog site with regular updates, news, and views from across International Registries, Inc.’s global network.   IRI Attends Gastech 2019 IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry attended the 2019...
September 30th, 2019 | Flags, Press and Media | Read More

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA
Frank Marmol new Head of Segumar Miami PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their   Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA Frank H. Marmol a Naval Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in classification societies, statutory certification and services...
September 18th, 2019 | Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

NAMEPA and Partners are Finalists in Lloyd’s List Americas Awards

NAMEPA and Partners are Finalists in Lloyd’s List Americas Awards
Carleen Lyden Walker NAMEPA and Partners are Finalists in Lloyd’s List Americas Awards  NAMEPA, Liberian Registry and ProSea Selected as Finalists for 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards for Collaborative Environmental Training Program The North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
August 19th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Flags, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership

Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership
Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership DNV GL met with the Marshall Islands Registry to discuss modernizing the relationship between flag and class. Both agree that the main objective of digital class should be to reduce the workload and save money, while ensuring safety and integrity. International...
July 25th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

EQnomics Partners with IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry’s Piraeus Office for Human Capital Development Training

EQnomics Partners with IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry’s Piraeus Office for Human Capital Development Training
EQnomics Partners with IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry’s Piraeus Office for Human Capital Development Training EQnomics reinforces its commitment to the maritime industry having been engaged by IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry’s Piraeus office to provide operational and human capital excellence...
July 11th, 2019 | Flags, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state

Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state
… Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has been recognised by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as to fully comply with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). At...
June 11th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development

LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development
Humera Ahmed LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development F Humera Ahmed has been appointed Vice-President of Legal and Business Development of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry. Mrs Ahmed brings to...
June 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Flags, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration
Theodosis Stamatellos LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration   16 May 2019 – Today Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration and is now authorised to issue statutory certification...
May 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21
Alfonso Castillero Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21 The Liberian flag has been included in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) QUALSHIP 21 (QS21) roster for 2019-2020. QS21 recognizes vessels and flag states which have successfully met specified safety and quality requirements and regulations...
April 9th, 2019 | Flags, Safety and Security | Read More

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, addresses the seminar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently...
April 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Health and Safety, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status
.. The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status for Unprecedented 15th Consecutive Year Reston, VA, USA, 2 April 2019 The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has been recognized on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster for 2019-2020....
April 2nd, 2019 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Former SKANReg leader to retire as new head plans for growth

Former SKANReg leader to retire as new head plans for growth
Nigel Smith Former SKANReg leader to retire as new head plans for growth Nigel Smith, inaugural International Registrar of the London-headquartered St Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg), is retiring in May after 47 years in the shipping industry.   Mr Smith, 62, is a former seagoing...
March 13th, 2019 | Flags, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Latest News from LISCR

Latest News from LISCR
The Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR) confirms that Scott Bergeron has departed from the organization. The Cohen family, in particular Adam Cohen and Elan Cohen, continue to lead the organization as Executive Chairmen. Furthermore, Alfonso Castillero has been elevated to the...
March 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Liberia confirmed as world’s second-largest ship registry

Liberia confirmed as world’s second-largest ship registry
Alfonso Castillero Liberia is the second largest ship registry in the world, according to leading shipping analyst Clarksons in its Clarksons World Fleet Monitor January 2019. This report confirms that, in gross tonnage terms, Liberia has overtaken and outgrown the Marshall Islands, which now languishes...
January 28th, 2019 | Flags | Read More