Isle of Man Ship Registry

The Isle of Man has a long history and association with the sea, and in 1984 in order to diversify the Island’s economy the Isle of Man Government established a Marine Administration, which evolved into the Isle of Man Ship Registry which today enjoys it’s statues as a highly respected and well recognised flag state under which numerous owners operate their many types of vessel.

The Isle of Man Ship Registry’s mission objective is to provide a ship registry which adds real value to clients in a rapidly changing global maritime environment. Client focus is paramount. It benefits from the following attributes:

  • A professional Ship Registry providing a high quality of service available 24/7 with fast response to queries
  • Reasonable costs and no annual tonnage dues
  • A favourable taxation regime designed to encourage business
  • The right to fly the “Red Ensign” and access the support of British consular services world-wide and British Royal Navy protection
  • Flexibility in the requirements for registered owners
  • Support for ships treated unfairly by Port State Control
  • Full political support for shipping
  • ISO 9001/2008 Accreditation
  • Not a Flag of Convenience

For more information please see their website.

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