INTERNATIONAL SHIP´S REGISTER
SHIPS REGISTRY IN F.O.C.
WE PROVIDE FAST REGISTRATION & STATUTORY CLASSIFICATION IN THE FOLLOWING REGISTRIES:
Barbados Maritime Ship Registry (BMSR) is a high-quality open ship registry headquartered in London with offices around the world. A wide range of internationally owned vessels flies the Barbados flag including tankers, bulk carriers, containerships and yachts. We pride ourselves on our proactive approach to safety and inspection issues and require all our vessels to be well managed and meet international maritime safety and environmental conventions. BMSR is amongst the world's best ship registries and has been designated a "white list" flag by the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control and is part of the US Coast Guard's QUALSHIP 21 Program designed to identify quality controlled vessels visiting US ports.
Vanuatu registration and annual costs are amongst the most competitive available. In addition, fleet discounts are offered. Vanuatu is a member of IMO and has acceded to all the major conventions, including MARPOL, SOLAS, STCW, Load Line Convention, Collision Prevention Regs.,etc. Vanuatu takes pride in its fleet safety record and strives to assist its clients in maintaining this record through proper manning and an effective inspection program. Vanuatu has a vast network of Special Agent Commissioners and independent inspectors.
The Ships Registry of The Canary Islands is the 2nd. Registry of Spain, with the advantage of the F.O.C. and to operate under a European Union Flag with the follow benefits: - No restriction of Owners and Ship Managers. - Exemption of 90% of Company Tax. - Acceptable all Merchant Ships, including Passenger Ships, over 100 GT. - Acceptable ships in Ocean Going traffic and ships in coastal traffic in European Union - Crew: 50% Members of a Country of E.U., the other 50% of any Nationality.
For Registry Ships in the Canary Islands, under Spanish Flag, is necessary to establish an International Business Company (I.B.C.) in the Canary Islands. We establish the I.B.C. in Canary Islands to facility the communication and legal operations with the Authorities at low costs.
There are a range of advantages and benefits that owners of Tuvalu flagged vessels enjoy. These include the following:
Special discounted fees for:
- Vessels below the age of 5 years
- Two or more vessels registered at the same time provided that they are below 12 years of age
- For passenger vessels exceeding 10,000 gross tonnes
- For ships that meet the standards of the Tuvalu Merchant Shipping Act, and that comply vigorously to international rules and regulations concerning maritime safety and pollution prevention.
The Honduras Registry is open to all national and foreign Shipowners doing business in the areas of transport of people or goods, fishing or pleasure boating, drilling platforms and other maritime activities.
• Low initial registration fee. •Low annual fee. •Low cost annual Flag State inspections using our global network of nautical inspectors. •A Flag of quality confirmed as such by Port State Control statistics.
We provide fast Registration of vessels, and Statutory Surveys under recogniced Classification Societies.
The Liberian Registry – the second largest in the world – includes well over 3100 ships of more than 96 million gross tons, which represents 10 percent of the world’s ocean going fleet. As the world’s premier open ship registry, the Liberian Maritime Program is renowned for quality, efficiency, safety and service. Likewise, the Liberian Registry is recognized at the top of every industry “white-list” including the International Maritime Organization and the major Port State Control authorities such as the US Coast Guard as well as the Paris and Tokyo MOU regimes.
The Liberian Registry is open to any ship owner in the world. In order to enter the Liberian registry a vessel must be less than 20 years of age and must meet high safety standards.
Types of vessels that may be registered under the Marshall Islands flag include: tankers, cargo ships, containerships, passenger vessels, MODUs, tugs, yachts, fishing vessels and other ocean-going vessels.
Vessels should be under 20 years of age at time of registration. A waiver of the age requirement may be granted depending upon a satisfactory evaluation of the condition, seaworthiness and usage of the vessel.
Ownership must be in the name of a Marshall Islands National, Corporation, General Partnership, Limited Partnership (LP), Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Foreign Maritime Entity qualified in the Marshall Islands.
The Republic of Panama offers a sovereign open ship register, allowing foreign individuals or corporations to enjoy the same privileges as Panamanian nationals.
According to Lloyd’s statistics (June 1999), Panama has increased its lead as the world´s largest shipping registry: during 1998, Panama’s merchant fleet grew by almost 8% to 98.2 million gross tonnage. This represents over 18.5% of the total world merchant fleet.
Looking after a fleet of 1,200 vessels, IMMARBE, the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize, operating for more than 20 years, is viewing itself as a rising force among the open registries of the world and more importantly not as yet another flag of convenience.
The Belize Registry is currently managing a quality fleet of 1,200 vessels, registering an increase of 37% in new ships during 2009, versus the year before. That percentage is predicted to increase by 50% this year, especially if the relative legislative framework is amended within the next couple of months as expected. The new legislation will be more modern to cater current needs in the market, as well as to offer financing options to ship owners.
SAINT VINCENT & THE GRANADINES
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, member of the IMO, since 1980, is also a member of the Baltic Exchange. The country ranks among the top 20 leading fleets of the world.
In accordance with the Shipping Act, 2004, a Commissioner for Maritime Affairs, was appointed by the Cabinet to carry out administrative duties in foreign ports and undertake the general superintendence of all matters relating to merchant shipping and registration of ships.
The Registry was established to ensure that quality ship owners and operators would have the ability to operate their vessels under the sovereignty of a nation that prides itself on the protection of environment and humanity while fostering economic stability and growth in the international marketplace. The Commonwealth of Dominica is a nation that is a sound democracy, is at peace, is environmentally responsible and is directly impacted by maritime trade and industry.
The marine safety experience of its founding team has over 100 years of experience at IMO.
The Comorian Registry was recognized by the International Maritime Organization as a party to the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended, that gives full and complete effect to the relevant provisions for the Convention.
Since December 7 th , 2001, the IMO communicated to the Commissioner for Maritime Affairs that the Comorian registry had joined the White List of the STCW parties.
I.S.R. is the appointed designate Agents & Inspectors in Spain and the Canary Islands of several Classification Societies, approved by the Registries that we represent, which was facility the Registration and Classification more fast, efficient and inexpensive.
● There is no restriction of Owners or Crew Nationality required.
● Large Network also provided for the Surveyors on any Port through Recognized
● Registration Fees are cheap and competitive.
● Less but essential paper working.
● Annual taxes are low and some Flags there are no annual Taxes on first year of
● There are no hidden fees to be asked later, many of them also don´t require legal Fees for
Lawyers, but some Flags requires as essential.
● The benefits to set up offshore International Business Companies (I.B.C.) to save the taxes.
● Mostly the Ships is Registered within 24 hours if all submitted documents are in order
and verified from the respective Authorities.
● Mostly Shipping Consultant offers one stop service for Registration, Classification, Radio
accounting, Dry Docking even Ship sale and purchases.
The greatest benefit for Ship Owner for the services are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and on-line basis however on National Flags they have to face shut down on holidays even Ship is detain or abandon.
To Contact us:
INTERNATIONAL SHIP´S REGISTER, S.L.
Avda. Profesor Peraza Ayala, 11-1º-3
38001-S/C. de Tenerife (The Canary Islands) SPAIN
Phone: +34 922 270616 / +34 609 930983
Fax: +34 922 270616