The website of the International Ship Registry of Cambodia (ISROC), a private company based in South Korea that bought the rights from the government to register foreign vessels under the Cambodian national flag for $6 million, is no longer operating. The shutdown means that foreign vessels now cannot be registered within 24 hours—as the ISROC company boasted last week—by simply filling in an online form that only asks for basic information such as the vessel’s name, gross tonnage and an email address of the owner. It was not known Monday if ship owners can still register their vessels
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