Terms and Conditions

This website is provided by International Maritime Risk Rating Agency (IMRRA) and may be used for informational purposes only. You acknowledge you have read, and agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this notice. By downloading information, you agree to the Term & Conditions listed below.

Terms and conditions

You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent.

IMRRA may revise these Terms & Conditions from time-to-time. The Terms & Conditions are listed on the website.

Submitting Vessel Information. Although IMRRA provides certain encryption in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of Information that you submit through the site, IMRRA does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the site. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide using the site.

Except for the personally identifiable information relative to you that is subject to our Privacy Policy, any vessel information you send to IMRRA through the site will be deemed NOT to be confidential.

IMRRA authorizes you to view and download the information (“Materials”) at this website. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials.

The materials may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. IMRRA does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. IMRRA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. IMRRA may make any other changes to the site, the materials and the products, programs, services or prices (if any) described in the site at any time without notice. This site, the information and materials on the site, and the software made available on the site, are subject to any applicable statutory warranties or legislative provisions which cannot be excluded.

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, you agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.

A requested new Risk Rating Update /Risk Assessment will be processed within four-business hours upon request. In exceptional circumstances the report may take longer on the basis of information available in the industry databases on the date of request, and the report being researched out of working hours for the time zone the vessel is in. Before further processing we may advise you to provide additional information if required for a comprehensive vessel assessment and/or rating result.

The updated vessel Risk Rating results will be sent to your email address stated in the request form, or from your user profile on www.marinerating.com. The vessel’s risk rating information of Red/Amber/Green and risk rating percentage will be uploaded to this website and available to all subscribers.

Vessel information changes constantly, thus the dynamic information used for rating risks of the shipping industry is always liable to become out-of-date as soon as the result is published. For this reason, we recommend that you take professional judgment before embarking upon any course of action (or omitting to take any action) that has or may have legal implications.

We do not warrant, represent or guarantee:

  • The accuracy of the information published on this website;
  • The completeness of the information published on this website
  • That the information published on this website is up-to-date;
  • Or the information on the website can be applied to achieve any particular result.
  • To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and guarantees relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). You acknowledge that some of the information used for assessment or published on this website is provided by the industry, our partners and other third parties, and that we do not usually approve or take responsibility for such information.

You agree to the publication of risk rating results relating to your vessel or company on our website. You acknowledge that the published results may be critical to your business; and you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such publication.

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or password. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure. You must not use any other person’s user ID and password to access our website.

Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third-party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

We may vary the benefits available to subscribed users, and the terms and conditions at any time in our sole discretion.

During the period of a trial-subscription and paid-for subscription, a user shall be able to access all information and documents as are covered by the subscription, subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

The subscription may be terminated:

  • By the user at any time giving us written notice of termination;
  • By us giving a written notice to the subscribed user; or

If the user is insolvent, or fails to pay any applicable charges on the due date, or breaches any provision of these terms and conditions, or breaches the terms of any other contract between us and the subscribed user – by us giving immediate written notice to the user.
If a subscription is terminated (for whatever reason and on whatever basis) the user shall be entitled to a refund of amounts paid to us before such termination with subtraction of the bank fees.
Without prejudice to our other rights, if you breach these terms and conditions of use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions of use in any way, we may:

  • Send you one or more formal warnings;
  • Temporarily suspend your access to the website;
  • Permanently prohibit you from accessing the website;
  • Block computers using your IP address from accessing the website;
  • Contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the website;
  • Bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;
  • Suspend and/or delete your account with the website; and/or
  • Delete and/or edit any or all of your content.

Where we suspend, or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

Governing Law

These Conditions and any Contract made subject to the same shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with English Law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts

Scope Of Database And These Terms

The INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY (IMRRA) Database is an Internet-based platform for worldwide vessels' risk rating, vessels' risk verification and marine shipping related services. The database stores the risk rating assessments and analysis of data of marine shipping world-wide. These Terms and Conditions ("Agreement") govern the use of the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY Database by the registered users ("Customer"). INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY ("Database Owners") reserves the right to deny registration and access to the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY Database.

General Terms

Unless stipulated otherwise in this Agreement, the User shall not duplicate, distribute, sell, offer on a website or on a platform or similar to third parties, commercially exploit, create derivative works from, or otherwise make available any information obtained from the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY Database. INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY may modify, update, or discontinue the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RISK RATING AGENCY Database at any time without liability to the User.

The Risk Rating data provided on this website may be used for informational purposes only.

You acknowledge that you have read and understood and accept the Terms & Conditions set forth in this notice, and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree with (or cannot comply with) the Terms & Conditions, then you may not use the IMRRA website or access any content.

You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You confirm you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent.

Occasionally we may make changes to these Terms & Conditions for valid reasons, such as improving the existing functions or features or adding new functions or features to the Service, implementing advancements in technology, and reasonable technical adjustments to the website, ensuring the operability or the security of the website, and for legal or regulatory reasons. When we make material changes to the Terms & Conditions, we will provide you with notice as appropriate under the circumstances, e.g., by displaying a prominent notice or seeking your agreement on the website or by sending you an email.

Vessels And Operators Information

IMRRA authorizes you to view the information ("Materials") at this website. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials.

The materials may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. IMRRA does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. IMRRA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. IMRRA may make any other changes to the site, the materials and the products, programs, services or prices (if any) described in the site at any time without notice. This site, the information and materials on the site, and the software made available on the site, are subject to any applicable statutory warranties or legislative provisions which cannot be excluded.

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, you agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.

Purchasing A Vessel Risk Rating Assessment

In order to purchase either a single updated Risk Assessment report or multiple reports (up to 5 reports) in one single action, a user may proceed with the PayPal credit card option or an invoice can be raised upon your request.

A requested update on the vessel Risk Assessment can be completed within four-business hours upon request. In exceptional cases, when the operator clarification on the certain contradictory information is required, the completion of the report may take longer depending on the promptness of response from the vessel operator but no longer than 12 hours.

For the bulk purchase of the Risk Reports IMRRA provides a separate agreement based on the following price matrix

Minimum number of reports per month Price per risk report
1-5 190 euro
6-15 250 euro
>15 290 euro*
*  The bulk assessment is increased in price due to the additional workload for the Risk Assessment team.

An updated Risk Rating results will be sent to the email address registered in your user profile on www.marinerating.com. The vessel risk rating information of Red/Amber/Green and risk rating percentage will be updated on the website and seen by all subscribers.

Considering the constant and rapid change in the vessel information, the dynamic information used for rating risks may become out-of-date as soon as the result is published. For this reason, we recommend using professional judgement before taking any course of action (or omitting to take any action) that has or may have legal implications.

The information provided in Risk Assessment reports is confidential and can be disclosed only on request of responsible persons of the requestor organization or subcontractors participating in the work of the Vetting Control System of the User.

It should be noted that the follow-up Risk Rating of the vessel will depend on the continued satisfactory performance of the vessel and any feedback received after the report has been completed.

Liability

Materials available on this website are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. IMRRA specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials.

We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or password. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure. You must not use any other person’s user ID and password to access our website.

Subscription Period

The subscription period and rights granted to User shall be in effect for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of registration. A free of charge 12-month subscription gives you access to all risk rating results available on the website.

The subscription will be discontinued after the 12 months period in cases when the User has not requested any Risk Assessment Reports.

If a User breaches any provision of this Terms and Conditions, in addition to any other rights or remedies it may be entitled to, IMRRA may suspend access to the website, without prior notice.

Where we suspend, or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

Governing Law And Jurisdiction

These Terms & Conditions and any Contract made subject to the same shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with English Law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.