What is a Registrable Ship

A ship is registrable in Hong Kong when:

(i) non self-propelled barge carrying petroleum products or dangerous goods of any substance which falls within the purview of the International Convention of Pollution from ships Annexes I, II or III;

(ii) accommodation barge;

(iii) fishing vessel;

(iv) ship engaged in processing living resources of the sea, including whale and fish factories and aqua farming vessel;

(v) specialised ship engaged in research, expeditions or survey;

(vi) non-convention ship serving exclusively within the domestic waters of a country (other than Hong Kong and Mainland waters) and not proceeding to sea;

(vii) ship propelled by nuclear energy; or

(viii) mobile offshore drilling unit.