Marine Technical Consulting Services
International Ship Registry

Selecting a flag for the vessel is a complex process and with an increasing number of flags available to choice is becoming more and more complicated for owners to make a decision.

Ship registration is the procedure of documenting a ship's agreed nationality. Every merchant ship must be registered to a particular country. The country to which a ship is registered is called its “flag state.” 

We offer a very comprehensive service that incorporates all aspects of ship registration and assisting to ship-owners in selecting the best Flag and Class for their fleet.

St. Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry,  has honored N&B Marine Consultants to be an Authorized Maritime Registrar of Shipping and Seamen.

We offer  one-stop services from Registration,Classification, Radio accounting, Dry docking, Seafarer's Certification and Documentation (SCD), Technical expertise and Documentation development , etc.

How to Register?

Application for Registration of a vessel should be made to N&B Marine Consultants LLC - Maritime Registrar Department.



To requests  quotation for the potential vessel, just fill our RFQ form or 

send an e-mail, indicating Name of the vessel, IMO number,  Gross Tonage ITC 69 and  year of  vessel build and we will get back shortly with the price and the official quotation.

For additional information, please contact:

USA office:  +1-504-520-9540 

or email to [email protected] or [email protected]

 Ukraine office: +38 067 486-6314 

or email to [email protected]

Age Restriction For Ships

There are no age restrictions, but vessels over 20 years old may be subject to an inspection by a surveyor  and must meet the Registry’s safety standards.

Classification Societies (Recognized Organization) RO

Agreements are in place with the following for the delegation of Statutory Surveys & Certification

IACS Classifications Societies:

American Bureau of Shipping - ABS

Bureau Veritas - BV

Det Norske Veritas/ DNV- GL

Indian Register of Shipping – I R Class

Korean Register of Shipping - KRS

Lloyds Register of Shipping - LR 

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (Class NK) 

Polish Register of Shipping - PRS

Registro Italiano Navale - RINA 

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping - RS 

China Classification Society

NON-IACS Classifications:

International Register of Shipping – IRS

Turk Loydu – TL

INSB Class

N&B Marine Consultants, LLC are  the official Agent for  the Commonwealth of Dominica International Maritime Registry.

The Commonwealth of Dominica’s open international ship registry is one of the fastest growing and most efficiently managed ship registries today. Our goal is to be the flag of choice for diligent ship owners & operators, giving them the ability to operate their assets in a viable, open, international, ship registry system.

How to Register?

The first step is to submit a request for acceptance to the N&B Marine Consultants LLC - Maritime Registrar Department. A quotation will be provided upon acceptance, and it is smooth sailing from there.

For additional information, please contact:

[email protected], [email protected]

STCW & Seafarers

Over 20,000 seafarers registered on our database

  • Are you looking for Seafarer documents?
  • Completed your STCW Basic Safety Training?
  • Gained your STCW Security Familiarization?
  • Need a Seaman’s book to get a foot on the ladder?

Then come and apply for St. Kitts & Nevis or Dominica Seaman’s book and join our up and coming Registries.

We can issue your book in 24 hours and have it sent to you by courier, so you can be first in line to apply for seafaring jobs around the globe!

Other Flags of Convenience

N&B Marine Consultants LLC are also assisting with the ship registration/ re-flagging services from the following Flag Administrations through our reliable partners and sources:

-The Republic of Palau;