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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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    Client Testimonials

    Please click here to see what our clients say about us.

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    Isle of Man Ship Registry announces ‘game changing’ consultation

    The Isle of Man Ship registry has announced a new consultation and timescale for delivery of major changes to the structure of its operating models and fees. The proposed changes are expected to exceed current and predicted client expectations for a modern, progressive registry operation. Further details can be found here.

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    Latest News from Legislation Team-September 2016

    This link takes you straight to the Isle of Man Ship Registry latest TAN's, consultations and legislation.

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    Latest 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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    IOMSA strengthening links with Merseyside and the North West

    New Trade Agreement with the Isle of Man Shipping Association (IOMSA) and UK Trade Industry Body Mersey Maritime. For further details please click here.

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    Why the reluctance for ECDIS Latest Blog by Dick Welsh

    Latest Blog

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    New Masters Handbook now issued

    The new Masters Handbook issued by the Isle of Man is now available. Click here.

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    2015 Annual Report

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is delighted to present the 2015 Annual Report. The report can be viewed here.

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    Isle of Man Ship Registry's Online System Hailed a Great Success

    The new system by the Isle of Man Ship Registry for processing online applications for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) endorsements has received great acclaim by it's clients. To register to use and obtain a log in please email

    The full press release can be found here.

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