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The Hong Kong Shipping Register
    Thank you for your support !
     Our Register crossed the
     87 million GT mark
          on 4 March 2014
National Flag and Regional Flag

Best Performance in Port State Control Awards


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What is it? (Brief Introduction)
Flowchart for Ship Registration Procedures (PDF)
Merchant Shipping Notices

Users' Handbook (Guidance for Registration Formalities)
Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen
Continuous Synopsis Record
Downloadable Forms of Ship Registration


Colours of a Hong Kong Registered Ship
The proper flags to be flown on a Hong Kong registered ship are the national flag of the People's Republic of China directly above the regional flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (as shown above).
Applicable Legislation (PDF)
Statistics (PDF)
Hyperlinks for Companies Registry and Invest Hong Kong

Today's Registered Tonnage: 87.375 million GT
Total No. of Ships on the Register: 2337


Other related Services
  1. Certifications and Examinations for Seafarers
  2. Mercantile Marine Office (crewing matters & registration of seafarers)
  3. Registry and Convention Ships Survey
  4. Multi-lateral Policy Supporting Services
  5. Emergency Services
Administrative Measures for Entry and Exit Inspection and Quarantine on Ships of International Sails
Leaflet Regarding Atypical Pheumonia (PDF)