Captain Howell has recently published a book on the subject of ship registry. The subject is one that is not well covered in literature outside the specialist legal texts and one that many people find hard to understand given the mix of maritime and law terminology. The book is called Ship Registry in Practice, and is currently available from Amazon.

As well as the book, Captain Howell has also published a number of articles on aspects of ship registry, below are a selection that may be of interest.
Current publicity brochure
An examination of the implications of this Code
A look at the real need for this concept
An analysis of the complexity associated with the CSR
A look at the issues sutrounding the issue of exemptions
Chosing between commercially available systems and building a system
An analysis of the results of recent audits
Ship Registry in Practice