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IRI Honored Captain John Giannopoulos for His Lifetime of Service to the Maritime Industry

International Registries Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) honored Captain John Giannopoulos for his lifetime of service to the maritime industry with an award posthumously presented to his daughter, Arianna Giannopoulos, at our 2022 Posidonia Reception. Captain Continue reading...

2022 IRI Mumbai Nautical Inspector Seminar

The Mumbai office of International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) hosted its 5th Annual Nautical Inspector Seminar in late May 2022. Nautical inspectors from across India, and neighboring countries of Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka attended Continue reading...

IRI Waves a Fond Farewell to COO John Ramage as He Retires

After a 51-year career in the maritime industry, including 20 years with International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI), Chief Operations Officer John Ramage retired at the end of June. “It is no understatement to say that John is an industry Continue reading...

MIQC Spring 2022 - A Platform for Information Sharing

The Marshall Islands Quality Council (MIQC) met in London earlier this year 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 to 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...

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