Official Log Book

Singapore ships are required to a carry a prescribed official logbook on board.

 The official logbook is to be returned to the Director of Marine if:

  • all pages of the official log book are used up and a continuation official log book is used;
  • there is a change of the shipowner or manager, together with a change of the entire existing crew on board
  • the ship leaves the Singapore registry or there is a suspension of the ship’s registry
  • upon demand by the Director

For details, please refer to shipping circular number 19 of 2013.  The official log book can be purchased at:

Motion Smith
15 Jalan Kilang Barat
#08-01/05 Frontech Centre
Singapore 159357
Tel: (65) 6220 5098
Fax:(65) 6225 4902