The International Shipping Bureau (ISB) was established in the year 1986 and has since been serving the maritime industry as Maritime Consultants. The company specializes in advising and managing the tasks that are faced by ship owners, agents, shipbuilders, offshore rig operators, marine bankers, marine insurance underwriters, and shipping attorneys. The tasks may be related to buying, selling, installing, maintaining, managing, insuring & compensating, and mortgaging ships or maritime pieces of equipment.
The company also has strategically located offices in several major maritime hubs and cities spread over 140 countries across the world.
Products and Services Offered
The International Shipping Bureau specializes in various types of services such as:
1. Registration of any types of ships or vessels
2. Registration and De-Registration of naval mortgages
3. Payment of annual taxes
4. Radio Accounting
5. Marine survey to determine adherence to class
6. Load Line and SOLAS specifications
7. Bareboat/Dual Registry
8. Facilitating the issuance of Seafarers License
9. Full Vessel Investigation including Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) using Ultrasound Thickness gauging
10. Tonnage calculations
11. Caribbean Code Consulting and Certification Service
12. ISM consulting and certification services
13. Assisting Offshore Company formation
Besides providing the above-mentioned services, ISB also advises and manages Marine Insurance ( Hull & Machinery, P & I Clubs), provides legal services in case of any dispute, provides technical and other consultation services for naval and offshore architecture, enables logistics and freight forwarding, and also provides training for personnel along with
other marine and ship management services.
The company also has a dedicated directory that can provide a wide range of links to various sites which could be of interest to the maritime community. These sites relate to maritime safety, prevention of pollution from ships, and other such related topics. An attempt is made to provide only authentic and serviceable websites to reduce the discomfort of the customers.
International Shipping Bureau LLC is ISO 9001:2001 certified. This is a testament to the quality of training and other services provided by the bureau. Because of its worldwide presence, the company maintains the highest degree of professionalism while discharging its services. Quality and integrity at par with the industry standards are of foremost importance to the company.
The company has offices located in countries such as the USA, Russia, India, Singapore, along with the Middle East which have some of the most important ports. This makes it one of the biggest players in the field of maritime training and services.