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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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. […]

  • 14 April 2016

    Liberia has strengthened its position as the leading open registry of choice for Greek shipowners, according to the figures released by the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC). The GSCC statistics show that in the year ended with March 2016 the gross tonnage of Greek-controlled ships in the Liberian Registry increased by 995,781 gt. Liberia, with […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry establishes an office in Imabari, Japan.

  • 5 April 2011

    THE Liberian Registry has carried out the first ship inspection for compliance with the ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), ahead of its entry into force. The inspection was performed on board the 7,000 teu containership UASC Yanbu, owned by D Oltmann Reederei GmbH & Co KG of Bremen, Germany, and managed by Anglo Eastern […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry, in co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has assisted the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the Brazilian courts. The registry informed that the decision, if left uncontested, “could have had serious adverse legal and economic consequences for the international shipping industry.” Pursuant to the acquisition […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Liberian Registry, CCS signed an MoU to help shipyards and shipowners improve innovative strategies.

  • 29 January 2019

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

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry has introduced a sophisticated programme to screen advance notice of ship arrivals as part of a detention prevention plan to help maintain its independent ranking among the safest and most efficient ship registries in the world. The overall objective is to maintain and strengthen the already excellent safety record of the Liberian […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A satellite-based Compliance Assistance Programme (CAP), developed by the Liberian Registry,  has helped ensure regulatory compliance and prevent detentions in some of the world’s most active Port State Control (PSC) areas, the registry said. The CAP tracks ships when they enter selected jurisdictions and allows the registry’s risk analysis team to perform detailed reviews of […]

  • 11 October 2018

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

  • 23 March 2017

    The Liberian Registry, which holds the position of the second largest ship registry in the world, behind Panama, in terms of numbers of ships and gross tonnage, has passed the historic milestone of 150 million gross tons. Following registration of the 43,301 gross ton bulk carrier SBI Jive, owned by the Scorpio Group, the Liberian-flag fleet, […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Takeshi Okamoto as president and managing executive officer of its dedicated office in Tokyo with effect from January 4, 2013. He succeeds Shigeki Fukuda, who will now assume the role of chairman of LISCR Japan, in which capacity […]

  • 4 November 2014

    The Liberian Registry has supported the International Maritime Organization’s recommendation that there should be no general ban on international travel or trade due to the Ebola virus. These recommendations advocate that the movement of ships, including the handling of cargo and goods, to and from affected areas, should continue as normal. Scott Bergeron, CEO of […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian Registry has reached a 4,000 vessel registration milestone with the registration of the 50,000 dwt chemical/product tanker newbuilding High Trust, owned by d’Amico Tankers Limited, Dublin (d’Amico International Shipping S.A. group). “The Liberian-registered fleet continues to grow at a rapid pace with the planned addition of quality tonnage under quality ownership and management. […]