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Ship Registry

Welcome to the Isle of Man Ship Registry

The Isle of Man provides the solution for the discerning owner looking for a client focused and cost effective option for ship and yacht registration.

Quality is key to the Isle of Man, where our reputation as a high quality jurisdiction makes us the flag of choice for today’s modern maritime business.

We promise you will find our approach a refreshing change from other flags. See what our clients say about us - ‘Customer Comments’

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    Revised Commercial Yacht Master Handbook released

    Version 5 of the Commercial Yacht Master’s Handbook can be found HERE.

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    Latest News from Legislation Team

    This link takes you to latest legislation consultations and news from the Ship Registry.

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    On-line Seafarer Certification Checker

    Isle of Man launch new on-line Seafarer Certification Checker. This will enable other Administrations, Port State Control Officials and Companies to check the validity of an Isle of Man STCW Endorsement. Click on this link

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    Ship Registry's Quarterly Newsletter

    The Ship Registry's electronic quarterly newsletter is available here. If you would like to receive the newsletter by email please send email to

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    IFB 2014 Off to Flying Start

    IOM IFB Maritime a Great Success

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    Manx Merchant Ship Jupiter Bay to the Rescue

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has provided further details of the rescue by Isle of Man registered bulk carrier ‘Jupiter Bay’ of more than 300 people trying to cross the Mediterranean in two wooden boats. For pictures and further details click here

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