(LONDON) — The international ship managers’ body, InterManager, has extended its global membership by welcoming three new members: the Republic of the Marshall Islands Ship Registry, ARC and SC Innovation.
Welcoming the new members, Capt. Kuba Szymanski, secretary-general of InterManager, said, “Our mandate to our members is clear and it is this support and collaboration that has caused our membership to grow. As we welcome our first ship registry member it is a reminder that by working as a multi-sector association, together we can ensure a rich sustainable industry for generations to come. We look forward to working closely with our three new members.”
“We are delighted to be part of this quality ship manager’s trade association. As the Marshall Islands Registry grows in popularity as a ship registry, we want to forge a closer relationship with InterManager and its members. We look forward to working together on issues which affect our members and the maritime industry more widely,” said John Ramage, chief operating officer, International Registries Inc., which provides administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands maritime and corporate registries.
Looking forward to future involvement, Max Williams, fleet operations director, Africa Risk Compliance, said, “At a time of global high security alert, maritime security intelligence is crucial. By working with organizations to keep clients well-briefed, we are building a robust network. Joining InterManager will allow us to share expertise with ship managers and to build a sustainable network to ensure the industry is safe.”
SC Innovative Ukraine’s Capt. Vitaly Smolets said, “We are looking forward to working with like-minded companies intent on ensuring best practice throughout the maritime industry. InterManager’s renowned reputation makes this new collaboration all the more exciting.”