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MIQC Spring 2022 - A Platform for Information Sharing

The Marshall Islands Quality Council (MIQC) met in London earlier this month for its biannual meeting, the first large scale in-person MIQC meeting since December 2019. The MIQC is a consultative consortium of industry experts and leaders that gather Continue reading...

2021 Rescues at Sea

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator honors owners and operators who participate in rescues at sea, in keeping with one of the finest maritime traditions. In 2021, RMI-flagged vessels, their officers and crews, assisted in Continue reading...

Supporting Vessel Compliance

One of the most important roles a flag State can play is to support owners and operators in their efforts to comply with national and international rules and regulations. Since March 2020, maintaining a regular inspection regime has been challenging. Continue reading...

Looking Ahead to a Bright Future

There is a lot of hope on the horizon. That’s what I saw as I traveled between IRI’s North American offices in the last few weeks. The pandemic slowed a lot of the industry’s forward momentum while the world grappled with immediate and urgent concerns, Continue reading...

Milestone Anniversaries

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) celebrated milestone anniversaries for team members in 2021. Spread across 28 worldwide offices, IRI team members work together to support clients to register a vessel or yacht, record a mortgage Continue reading...

IRI Vancouver and Qingdao: Strengthening the Bridge Between North America and Asia

The first Canadian office of International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) has opened in Vancouver, British Columbia, led by Annie Ng, Head of Asia and Managing Director, Vancouver Office. IRI has also opened a new office in Qingdao to facilitate Continue reading...

Yacht Engaged in Trade (YET) Program Expands Passenger Limits

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) YET program continues to evolve to meet the demands of the modern yachting community, extending the program to include private registered yachts certified to carry up to 36 passengers. First announced at the Continue reading...

A Decade of Dramatic Change in Latin America

This month, Captain Luiz Freitas, Vice President, South America is celebrating the tenth anniversary of International Registries, Inc., and its affiliates’ (IRI’s) Rio de Janeiro office. Over those ten years, he has seen the Brazilian market go through Continue reading...

Communicating and Connecting Worldwide for 20 Years

It would be hard to find a project at International Registries, Inc. (IRI) that does not have Laura Sherman’s fingerprints on it. Since stepping through the door of IRI’s Reston headquarters in 2001, Laura has played a vital role in the Republic of Continue reading...

Uniquely Positioned for 10 Years

Opened to serve as a critical bridge between the business hours in Asia and International Registries, Inc. (IRI) headquarters, IRI Long Beach has grown in size and services since it opened in 2012. “We are truly full-service, with a unique role in Continue reading...

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