Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1983 )

Chapter 3


Registration of ships
23. (1) As soon as the provisions of sections 21 and 22 have been complied with in respect of a Bangladesh ship, the Registrar shall register the ship by making entry of the following particulars in the Register Book, namely:-
(a) the name of the ship and the name of the port to which she belongs;
(b) the details contained in the Surveyor's certificate delivered under section 19;
(c) the particulars respecting her origin stated in the declaration of ownership made under section 21; and
(d) the name and description of her owner or owners, and, if there are more owners than one, the number of shares owned by each of them.
(2) The Registrar may refuse to register a Bangladesh ship by the name by which she is proposed to be registered if that
name is already borne by another ship, or if the name be so similar thereto as is calculated or likely to deceive, or is otherwise undesirable.

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