1. Are there any mortgages registered against the vessel?

The mortgagee must consent to the bareboat out registration. New flag and charter period must be spcified. The amendment must be made on the original ship mortgage deed.
If the mortgagee is a foreign body: A Notary Public must confirm the identity and authority of the person signing. The Notary's signature is then to be legalized or amended with an Apostille.
Kindly send the original ship mortgage deed with amendment to the Department of Ship Registration prior to bareboat out registration of the ship.

2. Consent from the registered owner

Registered owner must consent to the bareboat registration on form KR-0031. Name of new flag, which period applies (from/to, in accordance with the bareboat charter party) as well as owner’s full name and full style address must be stated. To be signed with binding signature by the owner or by the owner’s Norwegian Representative/Process Agent. Send to post@nis-nor.no.

3. Bareboat charter party

Registered owner, bareboat charterer and period must be stated. Send a copy to post@nis-nor.no.

4. Confirmation from the foreign bareboat register

The new register must confirm that the ship will be bareboat registered under their flag for the period specified in the charter party. Name of the vessel and allocated call sign in the bareboat register must be stated. The confirmation is to be amended with an Apostille or legalized by a Norwegian Consular Station. Registration may take place upon receipt of a PDF copy. Final registration will, however, be conditional upon receipt of the original within three weeks.

5. FORM 2, amendment to the Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR)

Send a copy of the signed form, KR-IMO-02-BB to post@nis-nor.no.

6. Fees per 1 January 2023

NOK 2 365, - for the bareboat out registration, + NOK 709, - for consent from the NIS/NOR + NOK 2 365, - per consent from mortgagee(s). An invoice will be sent out after registration has taken place. To ensure correct invoicing we kindly ask the recipient to fill in the form payment information, KR-0070 and send the signed form to post@nis-nor.no.
Annual fee NIS
Kindly note that the annual fee applies per calendar year. For ships deleted from and including 1 January, a full fee must be paid. A reduction is, unfortunately, not possible. For foreign registered shipowning companies, the invoice will be sent to the Norwegian Representative/Process Agent who is responsible for paying the annual fee.

7. Please note

All documents related to the registration process must be sent directly to
The Norwegian Maritime Authority, Department of Ship Registration
Postal address: PO Box 73 Nygårdstangen, N-5838 BERGEN
Visiting address: Nygårdsgaten 114, N-5008 BERGEN

Contact us and we will guide you through the registration process

Phone: (+ 47) 52 74 50 00, post@nis-nor.no