Archive for the ‘Flags’ Category

Panama Ship Registry: A Century Promoting Global Trade

Panama Ship Registry: A Century  Promoting Global Trade
The Panama Ship Registry has been promoting global trade for a century and looking forward to a bright future ahead. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim congratulated the Panama Ship Registry on its anniversary.  In his speech, he mentioned among others: “With this in mind, our theme of the year...
April 20th, 2017 | Flags, News | Read More

Admiral Peter Brady is made special envoy to IMO

Admiral Peter Brady is made special envoy to IMO
Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) Director General Rear Admiral Peter Brady has been appointed Jamaica’s Special Envoy to the IMO. Admiral Peter Brady Following his appointment Admiral Brady will lobby for Jamaica’s candidature to Category C of the IMO Council.  Admiral Brady has a wealth of experience...
April 6th, 2017 | Flags, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Liberian Registry makes key appointments in Tokyo

Liberian Registry makes key appointments in Tokyo
Eiji Okazaki The Liberian Registry has appointed Eiji Okazaki as president of the Tokyo office operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Mr Okazaki was formerly president and CEO of Japanese ship owner and ship manager IMECS Co Ltd, a subsidiary...
April 3rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Liberian Registry passes historic 150m gross tons landmark

Liberian Registry passes historic 150m gross tons landmark
Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) The Liberian Registry has passed the historic milestone of 150 million gross tons, confirming its position as the second largest ship registry in the world, behind only Panama, in terms of numbers of ships and gross...
March 22nd, 2017 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry now world’s 2nd largest

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry now world’s 2nd largest
Bill Gallagher   The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) fleet now stands at 223,262,177 deadweight tons (DWT), making it the second largest registry in the world in terms of DWT. The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Now World’s 2nd Largest  International Registries,...
March 21st, 2017 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017
Charles Kirkconnell George Town, Grand Cayman (March 17th 2017) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s award-winning special economic zone, is geared up to target the world’s evolving maritime services industry in 2017 with Cayman Maritime Services Park (CMSP), the zone’s newest component....
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Palau and Italy Join Forces for Maritime Seminar

Palau and Italy Join Forces for Maritime Seminar
Members of Palau International Ship Registry with the Italian Coast Guard Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) Flag Inspectors benefited from a seminar hostedbetween February 20th to 24th at Italian Coast Guard General Headquarters in Romecovering Port State Control, Safety of Navigation, Maritime...
March 14th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers
Theo Xenakoudis, Worldwide Business Operations Manager, IRI. Star Bulk Carriers Awarded United States Coast Guard Qualship 21 for 30 Bulk Carriers The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry is pleased to announce the award of Qualship 21 status by the United States (US) Coast Guard (USCG) to...
March 8th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

Cayman Maritime 2017 to Shine Spotlight on Cayman’s Role…

Cayman Maritime 2017 to Shine Spotlight on Cayman’s Role…
Nicky Pappadakis, speaker at last year’s Cayman Maritime Week. Cayman Maritime 2017 to Shine Spotlight on Cayman’s Role as the Caribbean’s leading International Maritime Centre 5th Cayman Islands shipping summit strengthens local coalition working to raise Cayman’s maritime profile 28th February,...
March 1st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

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