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Marshall Islands Flags the World’s First Hybrid Platform Supply Vessels

The world’s first hybrid Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) have chosen to fly the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) flag in a nod to RMI’s commitment to sustainable shipping practices. SEACOR AMAZON, SEACOR NILE, SEACOR PARANÁ, SEACOR CONGO, SEACOR Continue reading...

Marshall Islands Quality Council Meets Virtually

Committed to continuously enhancing standards of safety and developing best practices, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry conscientiously strives to ensure industry insight, expertise, and guidance is readily shared. One of the most effective Continue reading...

A Season of True Progress

Bill Gallagher, President, International Registries, Inc. (IRI) explains how the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry remains focused on progress and opportunity through the pandemic With the change of the calendar has come renewed hope for Continue reading...

A View from Manila

With a significant number of the world’s seafarers coming from the Philippines, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry’s Manila office stepped in to support owners, operators, and seafarers with crew change challenges, seafarer documentation, Continue reading...

Regulatory Update: IMO Remains Focused on Its Mission

Nicholas Makar, Senior Vice President, Maritime Administration / Regulatory Affairs, International Registries, Inc. The COVID-19 crisis complicated the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) ability to work in person, but international cooperation Continue reading...

Singapore Office: A Critical Resource

Singapore has been recognized for its strict handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t slowed the pace of the Singapore office of International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI). “Thanks to our close working relationships with Continue reading...

Theo Xenakoudis Celebrates 20 Years with IRI

When Theo Xenakoudis joined IRI in 2001, the Piraeus office was only 4 strong, and was led by Captain John Giannopoulos, together with Theo’s father, Captain Costas Xenakoudis. The office focused on processing seafarers’ documentation and licensing, Continue reading...

Protecting Vessels and Crew in A Fluctuating World – A View from Asia

At the outset of the pandemic, as global travel restrictions prevented seafarers, port workers, and nautical inspectors from transiting borders to board vessels, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry quickly recognized the need for flexibility Continue reading...

From Telex to Video Chat: Denise Francis Celebrates 35 Years with IRI

When Denise Francis joined International Registries, Inc. and its group of affiliated companies (IRI) in 1985, she communicated with clients and government officials through a telex machine, a predecessor to the fax machine. Reams of paper with important Continue reading...

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...

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