Lead Sponsor
Palau International Ship Registry (PISR)logo-palaureg

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) is one of the fastest growing registries in the world. By investing in advanced technology, highly experienced staff and building on a foundation of a fully electronic registry, PISR continues to provide the highest standards of administrative, legal, technical and support functions to ship-owners and managers including documentation for ships and registering them under the Flag of the Republic of Palau. Having a set of unique SMART tools and a dedicated Deficiency Prevention System (DPS) with greater operational and cost-effective flexibility for ship owners, PISR is redefining the Ship Registration service and proves that the world’s oceans are big enough for a smart superior Flag.

Palau International Ship Registry has its European Head office in Piraeus, Greece with its USA Head Office in Houston. PISR is a flag of confidence and has 40 Deputy Registrars with a presence in 24 countries and has more than 100 Flag State Inspectors spread worldwide, assuring that PISR can offer truly 24/7 support for clients. PISR has active memberships in BIMCO, WIMA, Propeller Club and Helmepa, constantly providing its support to Greek and International maritime organizations and associations. PISR is tomorrow’s leader, today and globally known as a SMART registry with customer-centric focus offering differentiated, innovative and reliable solutions for ship-owners and managers.


ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.

Through a global network across 70 countries, ABS delivers services and solutions to clients—using the same consistent approach when applying various rules and requirements—providing core competencies of survey and engineering. This commitment to service is what distinguishes ABS as a true class leader and a trusted partner to our clients throughout the life of their assets.
Standing on its record of independence, exceptional class service, safety and technology leadership, ABS delivers value at every stage of development of an offshore asset or marine vessel.

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Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services, serving the marine and offshore industries, providing classification, certification, and technical services – including fuel testing.

BV works closely with clients to help them optimize the safety and performance of their assets. Active across all ship types, BV provides leading expertise in a wide variety of specialized vessels including LNGs, ultra large containers, FSRU/FSUs and expedition class cruise ships.

A key area for BV is supporting safety and new technology across the gas supply chain and is the classification market leader in new orders for LNG fueled ships and LNG bunker vessels.

Created in 1828, the Group has over 74,000 employees in about 1,400 offices and laboratories worldwide and a coherent network of 2.300 high qualified marine surveyors and experts, operating on 180 survey center stations covering 90 countries. BV is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.

Studio Navale Maritime & Technical LtdStudio Navale logo

30 years associating with ships’ technical issues

Studio Navale Maritime & Technical Ltd, well known as Studio Navale, is a leading technical and consulting company, with specialization to ships and floating structures, established in 1987 in Piraeus, with the scope of providing the ultimate available level of services, to shipping and industrial Clients.

Strategic aim of Studio Navale is the provision of quality services to the Shipping Industry, being a certified firm against the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Over and above all, the goal of Studio Navale is, the deployment of the resources and submittal of deliverables at the highest possible quality and safety standards.

Among the significant projects of the last years, within an international clientele, there are several modifications of any types, numerus mooring items modifications for Neopanamax ships, installations for Ballast Water Treatment Systems, engineering works for the separation of fuel tanks and engineering studies for installations of exhaust gas scrubbers.
All Studio Navale projects are accompanied with very detailed documentation, so to minimize the plan approval time and assist the shipyards during the prefabrication process.

Studio Navale can provide a full range of engineering support services, as required by the Shipowners or Shipyards to assist with tenders, modification conceptual up to detailed engineering, production design, as well as day-to-day assistance during ships’ management operations.