Archive for the ‘Flags’ Category

Palau reaches out to ship owners with digital services

Palau reaches out to ship owners with digital services
Panos Kirnidis Palau reaches out to ship owners with digital services Driving the push towards a world economic recovery once the Covid-19 pandemic has eased will fall to global supply chains and the world’s shipping fleet according to Palau International Ship Registry (PISR). With increasing pressures...
April 9th, 2020 | Flags | Read More

Cyprus’ National Shipping Strategy reduces detention rates by more than half

Cyprus’ National Shipping Strategy reduces detention rates by more than half
Natasa Pilides Cyprus’ National Shipping Strategy reduces detention rates by more than half Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry cements reputation as quality flag, building on position on Paris and Tokyo MoU “white lists” CYPRUS, 08 April 2020: The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) is proud to...
April 8th, 2020 | Flags, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The Marshall Islands Registry Strengthens its Position as a Quality Organization Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The Marshall Islands Registry Strengthens its Position as a Quality Organization Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Bill Gallagher The Marshall Islands Registry Strengthens its Position as a Quality Organization Amid COVID-19 Crisis Reston, VA, 7 April 2020 – The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has been recognized on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster for the period 1 July...
April 8th, 2020 | Flags, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Time for a rethink on what a quality flag really is

Time for a rethink on what a quality flag really is
Managing Director & CEO of The Bahamas Maritime Authority, Dwain Hutchinson Time for a rethink on what a quality flag really is The Bahamas Flag proves its quality with Qualship 21 status For those wondering what a quality flag represents, they need look no further than The Bahamas. Its steadfast...
April 6th, 2020 | Flags, News | Read More

Liberia Conducts First Ever Remote Flag Inspection

Liberia Conducts First Ever Remote Flag Inspection
Alfonso Castillero COO Liberia Conducts First Ever Remote Flag Inspection The Liberian Registry continues to adjust to the disruptions caused by COVID-19 by leveraging its use of technology and modern communication. The latest innovation from Liberia is the implementation of remote Annual Safety Inspections...
April 4th, 2020 | Flags, Health and Safety | Read More

Liberian Registry, RINA and d’Amico leverage remote technologies for vessel inspections in response to COVID-19.

Liberian Registry, RINA and d’Amico leverage remote technologies for vessel inspections in response to COVID-19.
.. Liberian Registry, RINA and d’Amico leverage remote technologies for vessel inspections in response to COVID-19. The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) has approved the use of RINA’s remote technology for inspections of Liberian flagged vessels. Shipowner d’Amico...
March 25th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Updates from the Marshall Islands Registry Regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Updates from the Marshall Islands Registry Regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Updates from the Marshall Islands Registry Regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) The Marshall Islands Registry is always committed to quality client service. During these rapidly changing and challenging times, weremain fully operational and accessible to our clients. In addition to the normal...
March 21st, 2020 | Flags, Health and Safety | Read More

Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings

Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings
Alfonso Castillero COO Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings 19 March 2020—-The Liberian Registry has announced its latest proactive and industry leading measures with regards to implementing temporary vessel registration and mortgage recording procedures; and in...
March 19th, 2020 | Banking, Flags, Shipfinance | Read More

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet
Liam Ryan St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet to attend WISTA’s 2020 International Conference In Hamburg The St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) has underlined it commitment to the need for greater gender diversity in the shipping industry by...
March 11th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry

An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry
An Update from the Marshall Islands Corporate Registry ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD) The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) received a rating of “largely compliant” on 12 November 2019 following its second round review against the 2016 Terms of Reference, which...
March 6th, 2020 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Liberian Registry appoints additional USA Regional Compliance Managers

Liberian Registry appoints additional USA Regional Compliance Managers
Alfonso Castillero COO Liberian Registry appoints additional USA Regional Compliance Managers The Liberian Registry* is carrying on its global expansion and support of vessels, owners and seafarers by expanding its network of Regional Compliance Offices, strategically located in the major ports of the...
March 5th, 2020 | Flags | Read More

Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East

Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East
Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has appointed Panahon Marine Surveys Services Pte Ltd in Singapore as one its new Deputy Registrars in the Far East as it continues to develop its global presence in the shipping world. PISR has been recruiting the...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Flagged Seven Seas Splendor™ Sets a New Standard

Republic of the Marshall Islands Flagged Seven Seas Splendor™ Sets a New Standard
Republic of the Marshall Islands Flagged Seven Seas Splendor™ Sets a New Standard Reston, VA, USA, 25 February 2020 The much-anticipated Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seven Seas Splendor™ sets a new standard as it sets sail this week from PortMiami. In addition to the highest standard of luxury available...
February 25th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Flags, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Palau on-board with Liberia, Marshall Islands and Panama

Palau on-board with Liberia, Marshall Islands and Panama
. Palau on-board with Liberia, Marshall Islands and Panama Vessels which violate the current United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) on trading with North Korea will not be registered with the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR). Both the Government of Palau and PISR have instigated...
February 20th, 2020 | Flags, Sanctions | Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List

Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List
Republic of the Marshall Islands Has Been Moved to EU White List Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, 18 February 2020 – At the European Union (EU) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting in Brussels this morning, it was announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands...
February 18th, 2020 | Flags, Taxation | Read More

The Bahamas is one of the first Council members to present its annual assessment payment to the IMO

The Bahamas is one of the first Council members to present its annual assessment payment to the IMO
High Commissioner Ellison Greenslade, presents the Bahamas’ annual assessment payment to IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim * The Bahamas is one of the first Council members to present its annual assessment payment to the IMO On 5th February 2020, The Bahamas continued its long-held tradition of making...
February 11th, 2020 | Flags | Read More

Palau support women seafarers in new training push

Palau support women seafarers in new training push
.. Palau support women seafarers in new training push Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest growing ship registry to achieve their Certificates of Competency (CoC), Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) and Certificates of Endorsement (CoE) as part of the IMO’s continuing drive...
February 10th, 2020 | Flags, HR, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched
  IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the January 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together, these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such,...
January 30th, 2020 | Associations, Books, Classification Societies, Flags, IACS, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Captain Steve Bomgardner joins the growing team at The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Captain Steve Bomgardner joins the growing team at The Bahamas Maritime Authority
Captain Steve Bombgardner has been appointed a Regional Director and Business Development Director at The Bahamas Maritime Authority Captain Steve Bomgardner joins the growing team at The Bahamas Maritime Authority The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has underlined its commitment to servicing the needs...
January 28th, 2020 | Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Markets dramatic fall

Markets dramatic fall
John Faraclas Markets dramatic fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now stands at 557 which is also 197 points down since last week’s 754 points. The Geopolitical perplexed mess continues with the Year of the Rat ante portas. All in all, as we have said last year, 2020...
January 24th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, IMO, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Shipping Indices | Read More

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