This document was published on January 13th, 2023.
This Order concerns ship registration in the Digital Register of Ships, including bareboat registration, registration of ships whose owner is not considered Danish pursuant to Section 1 of the Maritime Act, and annual fees for ships.
The Digital Register of Ships shall consist of a self-service solution and a ship record in the register.
The self-service solution can be accessed via www.shipregistration.dma.dk, while the ship record in the register can be accessed via www.shipregister.dma.dk.
The Registrar of Ships shall be responsible for the maintenance of the Digital Ship Register.
The Danish Maritime Authority acts as the secretariat for the Registrar of Ships in relation to ship registration.
The Danish Register of Ships, including the Register of Ship Builders and the Danish International Register of Ships, shall be kept in the Digital Register of Ships.
The Digital Register of Ships shall contain a public register of vessels in which no rights may be registered.
A list of vessels used commercially for fishing shall be kept in the Digital Register of Ships.
A list of proxies for ship registration purposes shall be kept in the Digital Register of Ships.
The annual fee for registration of ships in the Danish Register of Ships, cf. Sections 15a and 15b of the Maritime Act, shall be paid to the Danish Maritime Authority, which shall fix a payment date after the due date stipulated in Section 15b(4) of the Maritime Act.
The Danish Maritime Authority will issue a payment demand stating the payment deadline.
Payment of the annual fee may only be made in accordance with the guidelines set out in the invoices issued by the Danish Maritime Authority.