Role of Flag State
Course Objective
  • To familiarise participants with the role, functions and obligations of the Flag State
  • To know about the major activities undertaken by Flag State in registration, certification and inspection of ships
One day

About the course

This course will enable ship as well as shore-based officers and staff to understand and appreciate the role and responsibilities of the Flag State. It will also help the participants to know how the Flag State fulfils its regulatory obligations and implements various international Conventions that the Flag is a party to. On completion of the course, the participants will be better prepared in meeting and complying with the Flag State regulations.


Members of senior, middle and junior level management and support staff from shipping companies, seafarers at the operational and management levels, officers/ staff engaged in support functions from Maritime Administrations.