The Hong Kong Shipping Register

Thank you for your support !
Our Register crossed the
130 million GT mark
on 28 September 2020

Best Performance in Port State Control Awards

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What is it? (Brief Introduction)
Merchant Shipping Notices

HKSR - Ship Registration Guidelines (PDF)
Users' Handbook (Guidance for Registration Formalities) (PDF)
Services for Hong Kong Shipping Registry (PDF)
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.

Applicable Legislation (PDF)
Statistics (PDF)
Hyperlinks for Companies Registry and Invest Hong Kong

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)