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It is no accident that The Bahamas is the flag of choice for many of the world’s finest fleets. Its reputation for quality and excellence means that it is the trusted first option flag for many of the biggest players in international shipping.

As a maritime nation with a long shipping tradition, The Bahamas understands the needs of shipowners. The quality of The Bahamas Register is well known and highly respected across the world fleet, which includes a wide cross section of ship types and nations. It is renowned for being young and, in fact, The BMA actively discourages older vessels from joining the Register.

With a first-class record for port state inspections, The BMA’s shipowners can be confident that their fleet will have few, if any, problems with inspections, resulting in minimal detentions.

A member of the IMO Council, The Bahamas is an active participant in the Council’s work and has a powerful voice in world shipping where it influences the development of policies and legislation both nationally and on the international stage. The Authority listens to the voices of its shipowners and reflects their interests through the work of the Bahamas Shipowners Association.

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