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MaryAnne Adams Elected Chair of IMO’s CCC Sub-Committee

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargo and Containers (CCC) has a new chair. MaryAnne Adams, Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has been elected to Continue reading...

Republic of the Marshall Islands Participates in Crew Training Seminar

Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry personnel attended the Springfield Shipping Officers Forum held on 9 November 2018 in Athens, Greece. Continue reading...

RMI Establishes Worldwide Gas Team

The RMI Registry, the second largest registry in the world and the largest registry of gas carriers, has established a Worldwide Gas Team (the “Team”) comprised of experts in the design, technical management, inspection, and commercial operation Continue reading...

Gas Fueled Training Course Approved by the Republic of the Marshall Islands

The implementation of MARPOL Annex VI regulations reducing the global cap on sulphur emissions from ships creates a new set of challenges for shipowners.  Beginning 01 January 2020, the sulphur content of marine fuels will be reduced to 0.50% when Continue reading...

Republic of the Marshall Islands Participates in Crew Training Seminar

Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry personnel attended the Springfield Shipping Co.’s Crew Training Seminar held on 15 June 2018 in Athens, Greece. Seminar attendees consisted of 40 senior officers, including Masters, Chief Officers, Chief Continue reading...

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Aims to Resolve Safety Concerns

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has submitted a paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Intersessional Working Group (ISWG) on the implementation of the 2020 global fuel oil sulphur standard. The co-sponsored submission is intended Continue reading...

Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Hosts Successful Seminar in Greece

  IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry hosted a Nautical Inspector’s Seminar from 15-16 May 2018 at the Piraeus Marine Club. The two-day long seminar covered important issues facing inspectors in today’s shipping environment, including port State Continue reading...

First Female Filipina Shipmaster Commands Republic of the Marshall Islands Flagged Ship

Captain Maria Kristina Javellana, a graduate of Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) is the first Filipina woman to command as shipmaster of an overseas merchant ship. She is currently serving aboard the Republic of the Marshall Islands Continue reading...

Leading the Way with Gas Fueled Ships

The RMI is the world’s leading registry for gas carriers, with 188 LNG and LPG ships under the RMI flag in February 2018. To provide technical support for this fleet, we have assembled a group of technical experts, including individuals with over 20-30 Continue reading...

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