What is the open register?

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Next Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State and first Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte will deliver a keynote address, and Albert Bryan, governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, will announce a new U.S. Flag Open Vessel Registry, in what some maritime experts call the most historic moment for U.S. maritime interests this century.

While these questions remain unanswered, representatives of the new flag state pledge transparency and promise to answer these tough questions at next Tuesday’s press event.

What is open registration and what does it allow?

Abstract: The system of open registries (i.e., those in which the owner and the flag of registry are from different countries) has been an opportunity for many developing countries to provide ship registry services.

What is an open vessel registry?

An open registry is one that permits the registration of vessels owned or controlled by foreigners under conditions that, whatever the reasons, are convenient and expedient for the persons registering those vessels.

Which countries currently maintain open vessel registries?

Following Panama on the list are Liberia(2), with 3,123 vessels and a gross tonnage of 127,119,603; Marshall Islands(3), with 2,072 and gross tonnage of 85,751,868; Hong Kong (4), with 2,146 and gross tonnage of 79,086,943. The other countries making up the list are: Singapore, Bahamas, Malta, Greece, China and Cyprus.

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What is an open registry

This article deals with the use of flags of convenience as a consequence of the registration of vessels in an open registry. It deals in a simplified manner with the various types of open registers existing in the world and, given the importance of maritime transport in the world economy, it is proposed that the Dominican State adopt the system of open registry of ships as a tool for the development of maritime commerce.

Through the changes in the ownership and management of ships, the creation of new registries, technical advances and the hiring of seafarers from different nations, the internationalization and dynamization of maritime transportation has been manifested worldwide, thus facilitating international business, which forces each subject to be competitive in order to remain in it.

To this end, shipowners have taken a series of measures that allow them to compete with other shipowners. One of these measures is the flagging of the vessel on an open register under a flag of convenience. The flag State is the State that certifies the nationality of the ship, and that State has obligations with respect to the safety of the ship.

What types of ship registers are there?

In general terms, ship registries can be classified into three groups: traditional or closed registries, open registries and special registries.

How is the registration of ownership of a vessel carried out?

Therefore, in order to be the owner of a vessel in Venezuela, from a motorboat or jet ski to a large vessel, you must register in RENAVE the document that proves the ownership of that vessel (purchase contract, bill of sale, purchase invoice, judicial sentence, etc.).

What is a vessel registry and what is another name for it?

It is said that a vessel on the high seas is like an extension of the territory of the flag it flies, some call it a “floating island”, which results in the State exercising jurisdiction over the vessel and persons occupying it. …

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What is vessel registration

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What is the largest naval fleet in the world?

Recently the informative website Vessels Value revealed the list of the 10 countries that own the most ships in the world. In the image we can see that at the beginning of 2016 Greece continues to lead the table followed by Japan, China, Germany and Singapore.

What document evidences ownership of the vessel?

Special Registration Lay – up

Document that accredits the title of property on the ship, in the name of the applicant, in the case of not being registered in Panama.

How is the nationality of ships and aircraft determined?

– Those who are born aboard Mexican vessels or aircraft, whether war vessels or merchant vessels”. In both cases the State attributes Mexican nationality based on the jus soli principle, since the condition to be Mexican by birth is determined by the place of birth, that is, they are Mexican by …

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Open and closed registry

It is an instrument of certification of appraisers emanating from the private sector through FEDELONJAS and the Colombian Society of Appraisers S.C.d.A., as a mechanism of “self-protection” of the society, whose primary objective is “To promote the professionalization, safety, quality and continuous improvement of the appraisal activity in Colombia and the promotion of actions aimed at an adequate knowledge and application of appraisal techniques and methodologies, ensuring the preservation of a strict self-regulation of the activity for the benefit of the economic and social development of the country and the community in general”.

It refers to the “Procedure to certify the suitability of a person in relation to the labor competencies contained in a Technical Standard or in a particular reference; it is one of the ways to ensure that the certified person complies with the requirements of the certification scheme”. Confidence in the respective certification schemes is achieved through a globally accepted process of evaluation, subsequent surveillance and periodic reassessment of the competence of certified persons”.