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Supporting Innovation

Bill Gallagher, President, International Registries, Inc. (IRI) explains how the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry is providing practical support in shipping’s focus on sustainability Innovation, green technology, future-proof solutions. Continue reading...

Adaptability and Flexibility: Keys to IRI India’s Success

An Interview with Captain Sanjay Maini, Country Head – India The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic undoubtedly presents challenges that require unique solutions. COVID-19 restrictions worldwide have made crew changes and repatriation exceedingly Continue reading...

Asia Update: New Developments, and The View from Hong Kong

Annie Ng, Head of Asia, who oversees eight offices across five countries in the Far East The surprise August 2020 decision by the United States (US) government to end reciprocal tax arrangements between Hong Kong and the US could have an impact on Continue reading...

Greek Office Adds Value During Pandemic

A major registry office in the heart of the world’s largest ship owning cluster has helped support Greek owners through the past six months of difficulties. The Registry’s Piraeus office is home to a strong team of experts who have been available Continue reading...

Istanbul Update: Developments, and the View from Turkey

With nearly 200 vessels registered through International Registries, Inc.’s (IRI’s) Istanbul office since January 2020, Regional Manager of IRI Istanbul Ozgur Asik and his team of six have been busy working with owners, operators, managers, and crew Continue reading...

Marshall Islands Achieves Its Highest Ranking with the Paris MoU

European ports and waters remain critical to global infrastructure and International Registries, Inc.’s (IRI’s) Roosendaal office has remained focused on keeping Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) flagged vessels traveling and trading in Europe Continue reading...

Remote Inspections - A Catalyst for Change

Since the first remote vessel inspection was conducted on 25 March, the Registry’s fleet operations team has completed more than 630 remote inspections worldwide. The use of remote inspections has been a resounding success. While it has been possible Continue reading...

RMI Nominates Tom Heinan to IOPC Funds’ Audit Body

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) nominated IRI’s recently retired Senior Vice President, Maritime Administration, Thomas Heinan to sit on the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds’ Audit Body. The IOPC Fund provides financial Continue reading...

Economic Substance Requirements Reporting Portal Now Live

Focused on streamlining compliance with regulatory requirements, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registrar of Non-resident Domestic Corporations (the “Registrar”) launched an Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) Reporting Portal in July Continue reading...

London Office Moves

The London office relocated from Moorgate to Cannon Street in July 2020. The office is conveniently located in the heart of London’s financial district. John Ramage, Chief Operating Officer of International Registries, Inc. and based in London says: It’s Continue reading...

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