Updates on Liberia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The health and safety of our customers, partners, seafarers, and global team is the utmost priority for the Liberian Registry.

In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, we would like to share with you the measures we are taking, our guidance and the ways in which we will continue to support the almost 5,000 vessels flying the Liberian flag.

This page will be regularly updated.

Official Guidance:
  • Marine Advisory 04/2020 : Issued 01 February, 2020
    General Information & Preventative Measures
  • Marine Advisory 07/2020-2 : Issued 08 April, 2020
    (Replaces Marine Advisory 07/2020)
  • Marine Advisory 07/2020 : Issued 24 February, 2020
    • The Safety Management Certificate (SMC);
    • The International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC);
    • The Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC);
    • Other Statutory Surveys and Certificates;
    • Flag State Inspections;
    • Seafarers
  • Marine Advisory 08/2020 : Issued 06 March, 2020
    Considerations for Managing COVID-19 Cases/Outbreak on Board Ships

  • Marine Advisory 10/2020 : Issued 11 March, 2020
    General Information & Preventative Measures
  • Marine Advisory 11/2020-2 : Issued 22 April, 2020
    (Replaces Marine Advisory 11/2020)
  • Marine Advisory 11/2020 : Issued 12 March, 2020
    Liberian Administration Implementation of Circular Letter No.4204/Add.1

  • Marine Advisory 14/2020 : Issued 20 April, 2020
    Fact Sheet on the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance and Trade to Combat COVID-19

  • Marine Advisory 16/2020 : Issued 28 April, 2020
    Guidance to Assist Seafarers with Possible Crew Health Concerns due to COVID-19

  • Marine Advisory 17/2020 : Issued 30 April, 2020
    Guidance on Exception of Goal Based Standard (GBS) Requirements for Newly Constructed Vessels suffering delays due to COVID-19

  • Marine Advisory 21/2020 : Issued 05 June, 2020
    Guidance to Assist with Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Crew Documentation

  • Marine Advisory 23/2020 : Issued 17 July, 2020
    Postponement of annual leave with pay and maximum period of shipboard service for seafarers during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic
Letters from the COO: Announcements:  
In addition to these measures, we have also taken the necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our international team located over our network of regional offices, and our network of auditors and inspectors. We understand the great impact this has had not only shipping, but on daily life for many of our clients, our staff, and our seafarers. And in light of this we want to support the industry as much as possible in this time of need.

Please contact the Registry and any of our Regional Offices for anything else we may be able to do to support you at this time. We will work together to ensure you continue to receive nothing but the utmost service in the usual timely and efficient manner. Thank you for your continued support of the Liberian Registry, and we wish you good health.
Link to Global Contacts and Regional Offices
Key LISCR Departments:

24/7 Emergency Contact: DutyOfficer@liscr.com ; +1 703 963 6216

Regulations and Standards Department: RegsandStandards@liscr.com

Fleet PSC Department: Prevention@liscr.com

Vessel Inspection & Audit Department: Audit@liscr.com

Seafarers Department: Seafarers@liscr.com

MLC Department: MLC@liscr.com

Marine Investigations Department: Investigations@liscr.com

Registrations: registrations@liscr.com

Mortgage: mortgage@liscr.com

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