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US lawsuit could force Marshall Islands to open up its secretive flag registry

A ship flying a Marshall Island flag.
A ship flying a Marshall Island flag. © Natallia Lipchanka/Alamy Banque d'images
Owners of ships that fly under the flag of the Marshall Islands, one of the world's top flag registries, have always counted on the discretion of its registration operator, US firm International Registries, Inc. But a lawsuit in the United States could now force it to prize open its safe. [...]
Published on 06.09.2023 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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