List of registered ships

Search for a registered ship on the Australian General and International Shipping Registers.


Use this search to find a vessel using basic details about the ship.

For the best results, search either by the ship’s name, IMO number or official number.

  • The official number is the 6-digit number issued by the Shipping Registration Office to Australian registered ships.
  • The IMO number is a permanent number given to specific types of vessels by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for identification. Visit the IMO to learn more about identification number schemes.

You can also search using other details such as the ship's length or date of completion.

Find out about getting a full title extract.

Download the complete list of registered ships (EXCEL 381.89 KB)

Note: You can find Home Port data in the List of registered ships document.

Last updated: 

Monday 29 May 2023