MAR, Madeira's International Shipping Register was created in 1989 with the main goal of avoiding the flagging out process from the Portuguese traditional register and to attract new vessels from other nationalities.
MAR is a high quality register and a cost efficient alternative for shipowners. It abides by the provisions of all the international maritime treaties and conventions ratified by Portugal.
Commercial vessels, for the transportation of passengers and cargo, as well as pleasure yachts and oil rig platforms, may be registered at MAR. All vessels registered fly the Portuguese flag.
MAR has proven to be a serious option for shipowners and shipping companies interested on EU cabotage operations.
The success of MAR as a high quality register is well demonstrated by the growing number of ships registered under its flag. In December 2008, a total of 238 vessels were registered at MAR.
Ports of Presence:
Madeira - Praia Formosa
Madeira International Shipping Register MAR Madeira International Business Centre Portugal Madeira Development Company Ship registration Vessel Registration Yacht registration