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News & Views

Keep up to date with our press releases, latest news and industry views.

Will you be at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

MRMC will be attending Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 1st - 5th November 2017. MRMC’s U.S. based Surveyor Ben Snead will be at the show to meet with new and existing clients regarding their compliance and regulatory needs. Ben said: "It’s great to be attending FLIBS 2017 representing MRMC and the Marshall Islands Flag Administration. We have some great registration options with the Flag of Choice including providing surveys for intended use (private yachts coming onto the RMI Register), private yacht (limited charter) for up to 84 days per year, yachts engaged in trade (YET), passenger yacht (PAXY) and commercial surveys." [...]

October 24th, 2017|

Golf buddies: MRMC join team Marshall Islands at Pinmar Golf 2017

MRMC will be attending this year’s Pinmar Golf in Mallorca, 19-21 October 2017. The event is one of the world’s biggest charity golf events. A key fixture in the superyacht industry’s social calendar,  320 amateur golfers compete in 80 teams around the challenging 18 hole course at Son Gual, Palma. Alix Robinson, MRMC Communications Director said: “We’re delighted to have been invited once again to play on the Marshall Islands team, and represent the Flag at this year’s event. It’s an absolute treat to play golf on such a prestigious course as Son Gual. The event presents us with [...]

October 18th, 2017|

Marshall Islands Registry Second Largest In the World

Congratulations to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry which is now the second largest in the world. With the Marshall Islands fleet now standing at 223,262,177 deadweight tons (DWT), this makes it the second largest registry in the world in terms of DWT. Read more here about it here The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Now World’s 2nd Largest

March 22nd, 2017|

MRMC appointed as Designated Person for Bembridge Harbour

Bembridge Harbour Authority has appointed MRMC as the Designated Person  under the Port Marine Safety code and the Guide to Good Practice on Port Marine Operations. Fiona and Malcolm Thorpe of Bembridge Harbour Improvements Company Ltd said: "We were delighted to appoint Mark Robinson of MRMC as the Designated Person for Bembridge Harbour in June 2016. Mark carried out a comprehensive and thorough External Port Marine Safety Code Audit in January 2017, which provided us not only with the reassurance of full compliance with the Code, but also gave us recommendations on how to continue maintaining our safety provision to the highest standards.  We look [...]

March 1st, 2017|

Love Your Yacht? Avoid PSC Issues with this Pre Season Checklist

  Mark Robinson Maritime Consultants’ (MRMC) pre season checklist addresses common issues that arise when inspected by Port State Control. With the season fast approaching, you can plan for a problem free year for the yachts you either manage, operate or command by following the tools or information provided, so that you don’t get ‘caught in the net’ (Paris MOU speak). According to the Paris MOU website, 238 yachts were inspected in the latest yearly figures resulting in 381 deficiencies with 42 detainable deficiencies being noted by PSC Officers*. The results were much the same as last year with the [...]

February 14th, 2017|

Working Together MRMC & Bachmann Yachts

Mark Robinson Maritime Consultants (MRMC) are working on a new project with Bachmann Yachts carrying out a condition survey and pre-refit flagging exercise on a 1950 built, 45 metre steel yacht in Pula, Croatia. Mark Robinson Said: "I'm delighted to be involved with Bachmann Yachts on this interesting project, working with Gary Le Cras. After a successful first visit to Pula this month I look forward to a closer collaboration, delivering to the client the very best service in the superyacht industry. Read more at  

February 7th, 2017|