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How can I add my vessel in the ITU MARS website? Do I simply send ITU the information?

​It is the responsibility of administration (flag state/country) that has issued the radio license for your ship (vessel) to inform the ITU. Therefore, you should contact your administration and request them to notify the relevant data to the ITU. Upon receipt of this official notification we will immediately update our records.
You can find the contact details of your administration at:
http://www.itu.int/online/mms/mars/ctry_search.sh

Why my vessel does not appear on your List of ship stations (List V) and MARS?

​If a vessel does not appear in the List of Ship Stations (List V) or on the ITU MARS website, it implies that the station has not yet been notified to the ITU by the responsible administration (flag state/country). You may therefore wish to contact your administration and request them to notify the correct data to the ITU. Upon receipt of this official notification we will immediately update our records.
You can find the contact details of your administration at:
http://www.itu.int/online/mms/mars/ctry_search.sh

When I use your search engine to locate my MMSI number for my boat, it does not locate my MMSI number?

​In case, based on a search criteria, a particular ship station is not found, it should be understood that this station has not been notified to the ITU. In such a case, users should contact their administrations (flag state/country) and request them to notify the missing information to the ITU.  As soon as the information is received from this source, MARS will be updated. You can find the contact details of your administration at:
http://www.itu.int/online/mms/mars/ctry_search.sh