IMO Number Generation & Validation

IMO Company IMO Ship Identification Number Scheme

IHS Fairplay is the originating source for the IMO Ship Number and is the sole authority with responsibility for assigning and validating these numbers. The Numbers are issued from the global maritime databases maintained by IHS Fairplay and consist of a unique seven digit number. IHS Fairplay manages this scheme on behalf of the IMO.


IMO Unique Company and Registered Owner Identification Number Scheme

IHS Fairplay is the originating source for the IMO Company and Registered Owner Numbers and is the sole authority with responsibility for assigning and validating these numbers. The Numbers are issued from the global maritime databases maintained by IHS Fairplay and consist of a unique seven digit number. IHS Fairplay manages this scheme on behalf of the IMO


IMO Numbers website
This service is provided by IHS Fairplay on behalf of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and can be used to look up or request an IMO Registered Owner or Company (DOC) number or to request an IMO Ship Number. IHS Fairplay is the originating source for these unique identifiers.