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Barbados Maritime
Ship Registry

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Barbados Maritime
Registration Fee

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Barbados Maritime
Important Documents

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Barbados Maritime
Ship Registry

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24/7 Emergency Service

Dedicated and Friendly

Quality Driven Service

ISO9001 Accredited Company

Premium Ship Registry

Appointed Nautical Inspectors

Who We Are
& What We Do

Barbados Maritime Ship Registry offers the discerning ship operator a first-class personal service in all aspects of ship registration. We act as Executive Agents for and on behalf of the Barbados Government.

White-listed in the Paris MOU, approved for the USCG QUALSHIP21 programme, and accredited to ISO9001, the BMSR provides a quality-driven service second to none.

We provide a 24/7 emergency service, 365 days a year; urgent dispensation and exemptions may be dealt with outside of normal office hours, and the Principal Registrar may be contacted directly for help, advice and guidance. The whole team at BMSR is dedicated, friendly and helpful.

BMSR are pleased to announce we now have our full refreshed set of Shipboard Documents available

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Nautical Inspectors

A network of Nautical Inspectors is available to carry out annual ship safety inspections and to assist ship operators whenever required.  The list of Inspectors may be accessed here:

Shipping Legislation

Barbados has been a member of IMO since 1971, and has ratified many of the international conventions that have been instrumental in shaping the world’s shipping


We provide regular bulletins to keep our clients and associates abreast of new developments, and work closely with all our ship owners and managers to help maintain a quality fleet.

Recognised Organisations

Ten Classification Societies that are members of IACS (International Association of Classification Societies), as well as several other recognised organisations, have been appointed to survey and issue statutory certificates on our behalf.

Barbados Recognised Organisations

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Bulletins From Barbados Maritime

Barbados Welcomes Bulk Carrier M.V. Kynthos

Barbados Maritime administration is proud to announce the newest addition to the fleet, in the shape of m.v. KYNTHOS


BMSR is happy to share the good news that the Barbados flag has made the QUALSHIP 21 and E-Zero listing for the second consecutive year, with Barbados having a 0.0 detention rate – we could not ask for a better result.

BMSR White-listed by PARIS MOU

BMSR is pleased to advise that we have once again been White-listed by PARIS MOU in its Annual Flag Performance report.

Retirement Of Capt. Ruud Behrend, Nautical Inspector

It is with mixed feelings we witness Ruud’s retirement. He has served the Barbados flag as Nautical Inspector in The Netherland for 25 years, always as the consummate professional in his dealings with both the flag and clients alike.

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