2.Administration will issue appropriate Certificate of Insurance to Bahamas registered vessels as well as to vessels registered in States which are not party to the convention.
3. Bahamas registered vessels need only supply proof of liability cover, together with the requisite fee, in order to initiate the process of certification by Administration.
4. For vessels which are registered with non-State parties, a Transcript of Register, issued no later than five (5) days prior to submitting an application form (R 213) to Bahamas Administration is required in addition to the proof of liability cover and requisite fee. The electronic copy of application form may be forwarded to the Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org followed by the original.
5. Upon receipt of proof of insurance or financial security from the vessel’s P & I club or other appropriate financial guarantor, the Administration will issue a certificate for a maximum insurance period of 12 months to confirm each vessel is in compliance with the convention
6. Any change in issued certificate will invalidate the certificate. Owners are advised to inform the Administration immediately if there are any changes to the issued certificate.
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