The Director of the UK Ship Register is responsible for managing and promoting the UK Flag as a world-class register that attracts quality ship owners.
Doug Barrow was appointed as Director of the UK Ship Register in January 2017. He joined the Agency from British Maritime, where he was Chief Executive. Doug started his career sailing under the Red Ensign for seven years and now plays a leading role in championing the UK flag and building on growth in the register.
Director of the UK Ship Register
Responsible for reviewing and developing procedures to establish the quality of vessels joining the UK register, maintaining the quality of those vessels already flying the UK Flag, and raising the profile of the register.