A life opportunity by Pedro Santos


In a chronicle called "A life opportunity", Pedro Santos, a seaman born in Madeira, put into words several contributions of the International Shipping Register of Madeira for the local and national economy, based on his personal experience. 

As he recalls, thanks to the International Shipping Register

Portuguese flag announces strongest growth rate in Europe


Funchal, June 19th 2014: Portugal’s second shipping register, the International Shipping Register of Madeira (MAR), is currently the strongest-growing flag in Europe.

In the last six months, MAR’s fleet has increased by more than 60 new vessels representing net growth of 130% in

S.D.M. establishes a strategic partnership for MAR


The international partnership recently established by S.D.M. aims at making MAR one of the leading shipping registers in Europe.

S.D.M. – Sociedade de Desenvolvimento da Madeira has recently established a strategic partnership with EUROMAR, a German company based in Hamburg, led by Dr. Albrecht Gundermann and