Foreign Maritime Entity (FME)


1. What is the reason for registration of a foreign entity in Liberia?


A non-Liberian entity may register in Liberia as a Foreign Maritime Entity (FME) for the purpose of owning and operating a vessel flying the Liberian flag.


2. Can a Power of Attorney be used to register an FME?


The application for registration of FME may be executed by a person with a Power of Attorney issued by underlying entity for that particular purpose. The original POA must be submitted with the application.


3. Can an FME be registered using a different name than the underlying entity?


It is possible to register the FME with a different name than the name of the entity in the original jurisdiction.