Is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia, with the population of 68,480 people spread out over 24 low-lying coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets.

Why Marshall Islands?

  • Reasonable prices
  • Efficient and reliable services
  • Vessel registered under Marshall Islands are approximately 4,000 vessels
  • Types of vessels that may be registered under the RMI flag include: tankers, cargo ships, containerships, passenger vessels, MODUs, tugs, yachts, fishing vessels and other ocean
  • going vessels
  • Vessels should be under 20 years of age at time of registration. A waiver of the age requirement may be granted depending upon a satisfactory evaluation of the condition, seaworthiness and usage of the vessel
  • Ownership must be in the name of a RMI National, Corporation, General Partnership, Limited Partnership (LP), Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Foreign Maritime Entity (FME) qualified in the RMI
  • Application for Official Number, Call Sign and Registration of Vessel
  • Bill of Sale or Builder’s Certificate transferring title to applicant (three copies are sufficient)
  • Power of Attorney or Secretary’s Certificate of Corporate Resolution
  • Certificate of Confirmation of Class issued by Classification Society dated no earlier than 10 days prior to registration
  • Classification Society Statement or Affidavit that the vessel is “fit to proceed to sea”
  • Special Survey on vessels 15 years or older from the Classification Society
  • Application for Minimum Safe Manning Certificate (This is submitted to the Seafarers’ Identification and Certification Division prior to registration)
  • ISM/ISPS Code Declaration of Company, Designated Person and Company Security Officer and Continuous Synopsis Record Amendments and Index
  • Proof of Liability Insurance, including oil pollution, bunker pollution and owner’s repatriation obligations
  • Permission to Transfer or Cancellation Certificate issued by the registry from which the vessel is being transferred
  • Proof that vessel is free of recorded liens and encumbrances (Refer to MI
  • 100 for other special documentation requirements.)
  • Ships Registration
  • Corporations
  • Seafarers’ Certification
  • Statutory Certificates
  • Marine Surveys
  • Drawings, Plans & Calculations