Ships Registry

An efficient, cost effective registry service.

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Maritime Cook Islands Limited (MCI) is a Cook Islands domestic company owned by resident Cook Islanders. It has been appointed by the Cook Islands Ministry of Transport, pursuant to the Ship Registration Act 2007 (the Act), to administer the Cook Islands Ships Registry and promote the Cook Islands Ships Register in accordance with the terms of the Act. The Cook Islands operates an Open Register for all vessels including merchant and fishing vessels and commercial and private yachts. Upon registration, a vessel can fly the Cook Islands flag in international waters.

Annual fees are charged based on each vessel’s tonnage and additional fees are charged for administration services provided.
MCI is represented globally in: USA, Australia, New Zealand, UK, China, Sweden, Russia, Panama, Singapore, Hong Kong, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Spain, Ireland, Korea, Uruguay, Marshall Islands, and South Africa.


Maritime Cook Islands Limited
PO Box 882
1st Floor, Browne’s Building
Avarua, Rarotonga
Cook Islands
Phone: +682 23 848

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  • P.O. Box 3255,
    Clarkes Building, Parekura, 
    Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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