Flag State Summary – Marshall Islands

Main administrative office

Maritime Administrator for The Republic of the Marshall Islands

Marshall Island Maritime Administration

11495 Commerce Park Drive

Reston, VA 20191


Tel: + 1 703 620 4880

Tel: + 1 703 476 3762 (after hours emergency number)

Fax: + 2 703 476 8522



Internet :


The Republic of the Marshall Islands ship registry is issuing Bunkers Convention certificates verifying insurance cover with effect from 1st August 2008.

Certification Procedure

Certification procedure is explained in the Marshall Islands' Marine Notice No. 2-011-27 attached

here in pdf format.

This Marine Notice includes a specimen copy of the Certificate.

Contact Details in respect of Bunkers Convention certification

Applications can be sent by mail, email or fax to one of the local representative offices listed in Marine Notice No. 1-002-1

attached here.Miscellaneous

No announcement has been made to date regarding the issuance of certification for ships registered with a Flag State not party to the Bunkers Convention.

Last updated: 9th July 2008