Shipowner means the owner of a seagoing ship, or any other organization or person who or which has assumed responsibility for the operation of such a ship.
Source: IMO Resolution A.898(21), Guidelines on shipowners’ responsibilities in respect of maritime claims, 4 February 2000, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
Shipowner means the owner of the ship or any other organization or person, such as the manager, agent or bareboat charterer, who has assumed the responsibility for operation of the ship from the shipowner and who on assuming such responsibilities has agreed to take over all the attendant duties and responsibilities
Note: Article 1(c) of the Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention 1996 (No.179) and Regulation IX/1.2 of SOLAS 1974 as amended.
Source: IMO Resolution A.930(22), Guidelines on Provision of Financial Security in Case of Abandonment of Seafarers, 17 December 2001, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
Source: IMO Resolution A.931(22), Guidelines on Shipowners’ Responsibilities in respect of Contractual Claims for Personal Injury to or Death of Seafarers, 17 December 2001, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
Shipowner means the person or persons or company registered as the owner of the ship or, in the absence of registration, the person or persons or company owning the ship. However, in the case of a ship owned by a State and operated by a company which in that State is registered as the ship’s operator, “owner” shall mean such company. This term also includes those who have ownership of the ship for a limited period pending its sale to a recycling facility.
Source: IMO Resolution A.951(23), IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling (resolution A.962(23)), 4 March 2004, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
“Shipowner” means the owner, including the registered owner, bareboat charterer, manager and operator of the ship.
Source: International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001. Legislation