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How to Use Public Records to Investigate Ships

08/17/20 8 minute read

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How to Use Public Records to Investigate Ships

Follow these tips to investigate ships and their onshore corporate networks to help mitigate the risk of facilitating sanctions evasion and illicit shipping.

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How do I find the correct vessel?

To ensure you are searching for the correct vessel, it’s important to also identify its International Maritime Organization (IMO) number, which is unique to every ship.

How do I find the ship’s ultimate beneficial owner?

Every vessel has an owner, a commercial manager, which handles the day-to-day operations of the ship, and an International Safety Management (ISM) manager, which is responsible for meeting safety regulations.

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Sayari Graph enables users to search records from around the world with the freedom to select specific data attributes or free text search.

Original Source Documentation Provided for Every Relationship & Attribute

Official public records are essential to understanding the ownership and control links tied to potential clients, vendors, or targets of an investigation.

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