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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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    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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    Looking forward - IFB 2016 - Liverpool

    Once again the Isle of Man Maritime Group will be hosting an invitiation only event onboard the Tall Ship Kathleen and May. Keep checking this link for further details.

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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 wins maritime industry award

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has won the Global Reach Award at one of the industry’s most prestigious events, the Mersey Maritime Awards.

    Click Here for all the details

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    Latest News from Legislation Team-April 2016

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

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

    The implementation of a 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 been hailed a great success by its clients.

    The Ship Registry, supported by Government Technology Services (GTS), has launched the application service as part of Government’s commitment to provide more effective online public services, in alignment with its Digital Strategy.

    The full press release can be found here.To obtain a log in please email

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    Making the transition from Ship to Shore Latest Blog by Dick Welsh

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    Ship Registry Recognised for Promoting ‘Green’ Agenda

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has been awarded certification to the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard ISO14001 following external assessments by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance.for further information click here

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