UK Ship Register

Selection of Flag State is a critical strategic decision

Selection of Flag State is a critical strategic decision, and a key risk mitigator for our business. Our objective is to work together with our stakeholders to align and support each other’s corporate objectives in a responsible, professional and adaptable manner.

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Consultation on the future of the fee for seafarer medical


The future of the fee for seafarer medicals is going out to consultation as the UK works to make sure it can offer the same long-term high-quality service as it does now.

People behind the Flag - Charlotte Gregory


This International Day for Women in Maritime, we’re taking the opportunity to shine a light on one of the women behind the scenes at the UK Ship Register – Charlotte Gregory, Data and Reporting Analyst at the Register for Small Ships (RSS).

Brian Johnson: Retirement is right for next chapter


I have decided to step down as Chief Executive in October 2022. I’ve loved all things maritime for many years – since I was a boy, in fact. Becoming the Chief Executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency was an absolute dream come true. Being able to work to make a difference in the world of maritime safety, leading a group of people whose work continues to lead the way in protecting seafarers, saving lives at sea and finding alternatives to help in the battle against climate change, has been an absolute privilege.

The people behind the Flag - Adam Jackson


The UK Ship Register (UKSR) is committed to delivering round-the-clock personalised service, consistently improving our offer, and ensuring we remain at the front of the shipping industry for all our customers. But we could not deliver this level of service or remain as one of the best-performing flag states, without all the dedicated people behind the scenes here at the UKSR.