In response to the threat posed to the maintenance of their ship registries by the practice of flagging out, some traditional maritime countries have turned to so-called captive or offshore registries designed to permit vessels to continue to fly their home country flags while using non-national seafarers to reduce crew costs. The author, who is president of the Federation of American Controlled Shipping, examines registries these and argues that a similar system for the U.S., an American International Register, would offer no commercial advantage. The article is adapted from a submission by the author to the U.S. Commission on Merchant Marine and Defense in Washington.

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    • Journal article; ship registers
  • Authors:
    • Loree, P
  • Publication Date: 1988-7-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 2 p.
  • Serial:
    • Fairplay
    • Volume: 306
    • Issue Number: No.5465
    • Publisher: Lloyd's Register-Fairplay
    • ISSN: 0307-0220

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00655590
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM