Barbados has authorised Recognised Organisations to carry out statutory certification and services for ships registered in Barbados and for Companies operating Barbadian ships.

Any request for clarification regarding the scope or extent of authority of a Recognised Organisation to represent or act on behalf of Barbados should be made directly to the Barbados Maritime Ship Registry at ops@barbadosmaritime.com

The current list of Recognised Organisations is shown below. Click on the logos to access their websites.

American Bureau of Shipping
Bulgarian Register of Shipping
Bureau Veritas
China Classification Society
ClassNK
Croatian Register of Shipping
DNV AS
Dromon Bureau of Shipping
Indian Register of Shipping
International Naval Surveys Bureau
International Register of Shipping
Korean Register of Shipping
Libero Hellenic Register
Lloyd's Register Group
National Shipping Adjusters
Overseas Marine Certification Services
PHOENIX Register of Shipping
Polish Register of Shipping
Registro Italiano Navale
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
Türk Loydu
United Registration and Classification of Services

Bulletins From Barbados Maritime

BMSR Compassionate Statement In memory of : Chief Officer Dang Duy Kien, Bosun Bobie T. Silvestre, Messman Isiah Penaverde

BMSR Compassionate Statement In memory of : Chief Officer Dang Duy Kien, Bosun Bobie T. Silvestre, Messman Isiah Penaverde

Bulletin 018 – Marine Accident Reporting 1.0

Notice to: Shipowners, Operators, Officers, Flag State Inspectors and Recognised Organisations. Download Bulletin   1. References a) Barbados Merchant Shipping Act (CAP 296). b) IMO Resolution MSC.255(84) Code of the International Standards and Recommended practices for a safety investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident ( Casualty Investigation Code).c) The International...

Bulletin 015 – Continuous Synopsis Records

Notice to: Shipowners, Operators, Officers, Flag State Inspectors and Recognised Organisations. Download Bulletin   1. References a) Barbados Merchant Shipping Act (CAP 296). b) Barbados Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act (CAP296A.c) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).d) NOX Technical Code 2008 (NTC 2008).e) MEPC.1/Circ.892 Guidelines for exemption of...

Bulletin 027 – MARPOL Annex VI

Notice to: Shipowners, Operators, Officers, Flag State Inspectors and Recognised Organisations. Download Bulletin   1. References a) Barbados Merchant Shipping Act (CAP 296). b) Barbados Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act (CAP296A.c) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).d) NOX Technical Code 2008 (NTC 2008).e) MEPC.1/Circ.892 Guidelines for exemption of...