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Next Generation Drillship Highlights Innovation Offshore

DEEPWATER ATLAS, the first of Transocean’s two, eighth generation drillships, commenced operations in the Gulf of Mexico. This unique vessel was a result of the successful collaboration of Transocean regulatory constituents, the Republic of the Marshall Continue reading...

11th Annual Offshore Advisory Group Returns to In-person Meeting

International Registries, Inc. (IRI) / The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry held its 11th annual Offshore Advisory Group (OAG) meeting in Houston on 8 November 2022 in the offices of Transocean. This was the first in-person OAG annual meeting Continue reading...

Nautical Inspectors Gather in Roosendaal

Nautical inspectors from around Europe and Africa attended a two-day seminar hosted by the Roosendaal office of International Registries, Inc. (IRI) from 18-19 October 2022. The seminar provided port State control (PSC) and operations updates, regional Continue reading...

Sending a New Breath of Life into Offshore Vessels

With wait times of up to eight years for a new construction vessel, and a full global orderbook, the yacht industry has looked for creative and innovative solutions to reduce delivery time. Conversion projects, taking offshore supply vessels (OSVs) or Continue reading...

MSG Returns to In-Person Meetings

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry’s Maritime Services Group (MSG) held its first in-person meeting since February 2020 in Reston chaired by Simon Bonnett, Chief Maritime Officer. The September 2022 MSG meeting focused on the strategic Continue reading...

Expanded Focus for IRI’s Gas Team

When International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) formalized its Gas Team five years ago, the focus was on safety and support for gas carriers. Today, the team’s focus has expanded to meet the changes of the market. IRI’s Jason Clifton-Samuel, Continue reading...

Formalizing the Corporate Services Group

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) recently formalized its Corporate Services Group (CSG) under the leadership of Theo Xenakoudis. Theo was promoted to Chief Commercial Officer earlier this year to expand client support and business Continue reading...

Yacht Registry Creates Solutions for an Innovative Industry

From integrating a 101-year-old yacht into a modern registry or assisting with the planning and development stages of innovative yacht designs, no day is the same for the International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates’ (IRI’s) Yacht Team. “This Continue reading...

Moving Beyond

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a meeting in our Fort Lauderdale office with many of our global inspectors and auditors. For some of our team members, this was the first time they have been able to gather in a large group since the pandemic Continue reading...

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Well Positioned to Assist Cruise Industry in Recovery

Faced with unprecedented challenges over the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry has proven its resilience. Industry forecasts now indicate that passenger volume is expected to recover and surpass 2019 levels by the end of Continue reading...

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