BLOG

Registry Update

MIQC Gathers for Last Meeting of 2023

The Marshall Islands Quality Council (MIQC) held its meeting in December 2023 at The Ned City of London. Chaired by Rear Admiral Kevin S. Cook, United States Coast Guard (Retired), the MIQC gathers biannually as a consultative consortium of industry experts Continue reading...

IRI Singapore: A 20 Year History of Quality Service

Sitting adjacent to the second busiest port in the world, International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates’ (IRI’s) Singapore office serves as a significant technical and operational hub for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) fleet. A full-service Continue reading...

A Habit of Quality

When IRI’s Captain Rob Lorigan, Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance, describes retirement, he reflects on a bucolic depiction of rolling hills, tomato plants, and the laughter of grandchildren. Then he quickly mentions that he will happily take Continue reading...

Republic of the Marshall Islands Netting Act, 2022

On 25 October 2023, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) enacted the Netting Act, 2022. The purpose of the legislation is to create a framework for close-out netting, which is vital for managing counterparty and financial risk in capital market Continue reading...

BROADWAY Receives 2023 IMO Honors for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Captain Oleg Gudkov and the crew of the oil/chemical tanker BROADWAY, operated by Interunity Management Corporation, S.A., received special commendation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly for their role in the rescue of 44 migrants Continue reading...

Changing Focus Over 75 Years

Seventy-five years ago, Classification Societies (Class) took the lead in technical support and guidance. Class also led the way in the statutory and survey support work, innovation, and development of the industry. Today, three-quarters of a century Continue reading...

Cooperation and Opportunity – 15 Years in Geneva

For centuries, Geneva has served as a global trading and financial hub, dominating commodity trading and financial markets throughout Europe. In 2008, International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) was strategically building a decentralized network Continue reading...

2023 Updates to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Act

The Nitijela passed several amendments to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Act which entered into effect on 10 April 2023. Please review the amendments below taking special note of updates to § 119 regarding digital signatures, § Continue reading...

From Inspections to Technical Expertise: Celebrating 15 Years in Roosendaal

Fifteen years ago, IRI opened its Roosendaal office as a central location for ship inspections. Strategically positioned between two of the busiest ports in Europe, close to heavily trafficked shipping lanes, and easily accessible to important business Continue reading...

Tracking Vessels and Safety: An Inside Look at the Radio Department

In a world of advancing technologies, where cell phones have the processing power of computers, radio can feel a bit antiquated. That is, of course, until you are hundreds of miles out at sea looking to communicate with local vessel traffic or in need Continue reading...

Latest News