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New FMA address and Headquarters

The Faroese Maritime Authority has moved into their new headquarters in Sandavágur,  Faroe Islands, where a brand-new office building has been constructed to accommodate current and future demands. The office opened for the first time at the new address on Monday, November 27th. Yesterday, a public reception was held. See pictures of the building and the…
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Vestland Explorer registered in FAS

The passenger vessel Vestland Explorer is now flying the Faroese flag. The ship was originally built as Buoy Handling Vessel and Seabed operation for the Danish Maritime Authority. In 2021, the vessel was converted into an Expedition vessel which operates in Norway including Svalbard and Greenland.  
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30th place on the Paris MoU White List

Even though the Faroe Islands got a better score on this years Paris MoU flag state performance list, we drop from 28th to 30th place on the list. The reason is partly due to the vessel/inspection ratio and partly due to other flag states doing better this last periode. FAS is however pleased with the…
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Newbuilding Vingaren registered in FAS

The brand new general cargo/multipurpose vessel VINGAREN has been registered in FAS. The vessel was built in China and is 6272 GT. This is the second newbuilding to join FAS this year. in February, we registered the brand new cargo vessel BALTIC CRYSTAl. We welcome Vingaren into FAS and wish her good luck on her…
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