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  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Exxon Mobil Corporation announced that its Liberian affiliate has acquired from Canadian Overseas Petroleum (Bermuda) Ltd. (COPL) 80 percent interest in Liberia Block 13 (LB-13), comprising more than 625,000 acres (2,500 square kilometers) offshore Liberia in water depths ranging from 250 to 10,000 feet (75 to 3,000 meters). ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Liberia Limited and […]

  • 11 October 2018

    Liberia has established its Offshore and Gas Technology Department, renewing the registry’s focus in these sectors.

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Liberia has been confirmed as the best-performing major ship registry worldwide over the last three years in the latest statistics from the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control. The Paris MoU statistics confirm that Liberia had the best detention rate during the last three years of those registries with more than 100,000 […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry has authorised the Croatian Registry of Shipping (CRS) to act on its behalf in connection with the survey, audit, certification, and plan-review of Liberian-flag ships and the companies which operate them. The Liberian Registry adopts a proactive approach to the service which it provides to the record numbers of ships which fly […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry said the entry of private equity funding into the ship finance market is helping to sustain its continued growth. Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian registry, said, “Owners are ordering ships again, and there is a great deal of private […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Liberia amends its maritime law to allow lease financing structures to be recorded as mortgages.

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry has launched a powerful state-of-the-art mobile application (app) to enable owners, managers, operators and others to communicate and interact with the registry on a round-the-clock basis. The FlagState App builds on Liberia’s commitment to provide innovative technology and services to its clients, who own, manage and operate more than 4,000 vessels worldwide. […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ninety-four per cent of qualifying Liberian-flag ships have achieved successful Maritime Labour Convention 2006 compliance, just one week after the convention entered force, putting Liberia far ahead of any other international ship registry. MLC 2006 certification is a multi-step process. The first step involves the issuing of a Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance (DMLC) Part […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry has launched an online Maritime Labour Complaint Resolution Form for seafarers, ahead of the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 on 20 August, 2013. Liberia is committed to ensuring that seafarers who serve on Liberian-flagged ships have decent working and living conditions, a safe and secure workplace and fair […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    LIiberia has become the flag of choice for Greek ship owners and operators, according to Liberian Registry. Figures produced by the Greek publication Shipping & Finance, which bases its findings on data from the Marine Information Services database for Greek and Cypriot shipping companies, confirm that the Greek merchant fleet now includes 800 Liberian-flag ships. […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL) has said today that along with its partner ExxonMobil, it remains committed to completing the work program offshore Liberia. This is related to obligations under the Liberia Block 13 amended and restated Production Sharing Contract (PSC) dated March 31, 2013, plagued by the Ebola Crisis in the country. COPL says that National […]

  • 29 January 2019

    Liberia has become the second largest ship registry in the world, according to Clarksons.

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Liberian Registry has awarded an honorary Master’s Licence to the Revd Canon Ken Peters, Director of Justice & Welfare for the Mission to Seafarers, in recognition of the generous and continued support he has provided in connection with Liberia’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) Inspector Training Courses. Presenting the award during the Mission […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 3 October 2014

    Ebola virus that has been sowing death throughout west Africa for months is affecting ExxonMobil’s offshore Liberia drilling plans.   As Reuters reports, Rex W. Tillerson, ExxonMobil CEO yesterday said: “We had some drilling plans for some blocks offshore West Africa in Liberia. We are having to look at when it would be prudent to resume […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) has confirmed that Liberia is the leading independent ship register of choice for Greek-controlled shipping companies, second only to the Greek flag itself. Figures just released by the GSCC show that, in the year ended 31 March, 2012, Liberia experienced a net increase of 38 Greek-controlled ships aggregating […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Maritime Authority has released the mandatory MLC Annual Report for 2013, stating that the  country’s proactive approach to enforcement of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 has resulted in an extremely low deficiency rate for Liberian-flag ships. Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LICSR) CEO Scott Bergeron said that prior to the MLC implementation date […]

  • 19 October 2016

    U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil is reportedly set to begin drilling operations in its license offshore Liberia. According to Reuters, which cited the company’s spokesperson, the drilling operation in Exxon Mobil’s Liberia-13 deepwater block, is expected to start in November 2016. Exxon Mobil acquired an 80 percent stake in LB-13 back in 2013 from Canadian […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry establishes an office in Imabari, Japan.

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 5 May 2016

    A product tanker identified as Tamaya 1 has beached ashore near Robertsport, northern Liberia coast, Liberia Maritime Authority confirmed to World Maritime News. Based on the reports from Liberia Radio, the 1980-built 1,441 DWT ship washed ashore on May 4th without anybody on board. It is not known what happened to the crew, however certain reports […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Overseas Petroleum Bermuda Limited, announce that a Restated and Amended Production Sharing Contract (“PSC”) for Block LB-13 offshore Liberia has been agreed with ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Liberia Limited (”ExxonMobil”) and the National Oil Company of Liberia (“NOCAL”). The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, […]