Reporting of Seafarer Casualties

  • Mar 2, 2016
  • Seafarers

The maritime industry can be considered among one of the most dangerous sectors in which to work. Due to the nature of the industry, accidents to personnel working onboard a ship are not uncommon; more common than those working in the industry on shore...

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Provisional Registration of Ships under Construction

  • Feb 13, 2016
  • Vessel Registration

Having queried the validity of an existing ship which is only provisionally registered following a change of flag, it is important to clarify the difference as far as provisional registry for a ship under construction is concerned.

There are usually...

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Are Stricter Controls Needed for Provisional Registration?

  • Jan 9, 2016
  • Vessel Registration

In the world of shipping, for a ship to change flag is nothing unusual. A change in ownership, bareboat charter, or the change in the area a will ship operate are just some of the many reasons for changing flag. Some of these other reasons may be more...

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Yacht Registration – a competitive business

  • Dec 14, 2015
  • Vessel Registration

In the same way that there is stiff competition between registries for the registration of ships, so too is there stiff competition for the registration of yachts. One might think that the larger registries such as Panama and Liberia would have a monopoly...

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