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Notification : The Ascent Navals Register is not Registering any Merchant Ship for Govt.of SAMOA, since January 2018

Ship Registration Procedure

1. Ship Under Construction

List of Requirements:
Ownership of the vessel- Foreign Maritime Entity

Application for official Number, Call Sign and Provisional Certificate of Intended Registration of new building during construction at builder`s yard.

  • Ship Builders letter
  • Evidence of Authority
  • Registration fee
  • Application for Waiver of ownership (if ship owning entity is FME) 

2. New Building

The  below list of the documents  are required  to be submitted to complete the registration of a vessel. Applicants are requested to complete those pages of the application form that are relevant to the vessel being registered.

  1. Completed Application form (Can be downloaded from download tab)
  2. Letter of Authorization of delegation (must be notorized)
  3. Declaration of ownership (must be notarized) 
  4. Application for safe manning certificate
  5. Application for Ship Radio communication License  
  6. Application for Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR)
  7. Application for MLC 2006 DMLC Part 1
  8. *Application for LRIT Conformance Test Report
  9. Bill of Sale and/or Builder’s Certificate (Must be notarised)
  10. Copy of Certificate of Company Incorporation
  11. Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (Bunker CLC) (All vessels over 1000 GT)
  12. Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) (Tankers only)
  13. International Tonnage Certificate
  14. Certificate of Survey
  15. Ascent Navals ISM Code Document of Compliance
  16. Exemptions/Equivalent Arrangements certificates
  17. Notification of Radio Accounting Authority (AAIC)
  18. *Initial Inspection Report 
  19. *Application for LRIT Conformance Test Report

Note: * - Required for Permanent Registration

3. Flag Change for Existing Vessel

The  below list of the documents  are required  to be submitted to complete the registration of a vessel. Applicants are requested to complete those pages of the application form that are relevant to the vessel being registered.

Completed Application form (Can be downloaded from download tab)

  1. Letter of Authorization of delegation (must be notorized)
  2. Declaration of ownership (must be notarized) 
  3. Application for safe manning certificate
  4. Application for Ship Radio communication License  
  5. Application for Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR)
  6. Application for MLC 2006 DMLC Part 1
  7. *Application for LRIT Conformance Test Report
  8. Bill of Sale and/or Builder’s Certificate (Must be notarised)
  9. Copy of Certificate of Company Incorporation
  10. Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (Bunker CLC) (All vessels over 1000 GT)
  11. Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) (Tankers only)
  12. International Tonnage Certificate
  13. Certificate of Survey
  14. Ascent Navals ISM Code Document of Compliance
  15. Exemptions/Equivalent Arrangements certificates
  16. Notification of Radio Accounting Authority (AAIC)
  17. *Initial Inspection Report 
  18. *Application for LRIT Conformance Test Report
  19. * Deletion certificate
  20. * Declaration of No Liens on Foreign Register
  21. Former other Statutory Certificates issued under International Conventions and
  22. Codes
  23. Former International Tonnage Certificate
  24. Former Certificate of Survey and/or copy of Certificate of Registry
  25. Copies of all previously issued Continuous Synopsis Records

 

Note: * - Required for Permanent Registration

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