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Republic of the Marshall Islands to Flag Two First-ever 22,000 Cubic Meters Liquid Carbon Dioxide Carrier Newbuilds

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) will flag the first-ever state-of-the-art 22,000 cubic meters (cbm) liquid carbon dioxide (LCO2) carriers whose order was recently announced  by Capital Gas Ship Management Corp. The carriers will be built at Continue reading...

Republic of the Marshall Islands Yacht Code Supports the Building of Expedition Yachts

Dutch shipyard Leapher Yachts will bring three newbuild custom expedition yachts to the market in 2025, each built to Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Yacht Code standards. The first yacht, a 60.5-meter superyacht, celebrated its first major construction Continue reading...

Investigations: Building a Safer Maritime Industry

As one of the largest fleets in the world, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry is in a unique position to not only support the safe vessel operation of its fleet, but also to enhance the safety of the entire industry thanks to its investigations Continue reading...

MIQC Meets Again in London

The Marshall Islands Quality Council (MIQC) held its biannual meeting in June 2023 at Trinity House in London. The MIQC, chaired by Rear Admiral Kevin S. Cook, United States Coast Guard (Retired), is a consultative consortium of industry experts and leaders Continue reading...

Piraeus Hosts Owner/Operator Seminar and Fleet Operations Meeting

The Piraeus office of International Registries, Inc. (IRI) hosted two meetings in April 2023. More than 170 owners, operators, and industry stakeholders from around Greece and the Mediterranean attended the port State control (PSC) Seminar presented by Continue reading...

Oceania Cruises Takes Delivery of VISTA

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry welcomed Oceania Cruises’ VISTA to the fleet on 28 April 2023. Several members of the Registry’s Cruise Team, including President Bill Gallagher; Chief Commercial Officer Theo Xenakoudis; General Continue reading...

IRI at Seatrade Cruise Global 2023

The cruise industry continues a strong recovery in the post COVID-19 environment, with several vessels entering the market and a number of exciting destinations opening for new and existing tonnage. Cruise tourism is rebounding rapidly with the global Continue reading...

IRI Hosts Nautical Inspector Seminar in Manila

The Manila office of International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) held a Nautical Inspector (NI) Seminar in March 2023. The three-day seminar, hosted by Leo Bolivar, Country Manager - The Philippines, brought together NIs and stakeholders from Continue reading...

Annual Yacht Meeting Connects Departments

IRI’s global yacht team came together for an annual yacht meeting in March 2023. The meeting, which was held virtually, included IRI’s managing partners and other departments within IRI that are involved with yacht operations, including: legal, radio, Continue reading...

Maritime Services Group Meets in Ft. Lauderdale

IRI’s Maritime Services Group (MSG) met in Fort Lauderdale for the first MSG meeting of 2023. IRI President Bill Gallagher, Chief Commercial Officer Theo Xenakoudis, and Chief Maritime Officer Simon Bonnett opened the meeting with remarks and updates Continue reading...

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