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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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    Republic of Korea (South Korea)

    South Korea is now on the Isle of Man list of recognised countries from which owners of Manx ships can be accepted.

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    Latest News from Legislation Team-January 2016

    This link takes you straight to the Isle of Man Ship Registry latest legislation, consultations and the new Technical Advisory Notices (TANs).

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    Announcing Next Superintendent Training 9-17 April 2016

    The next Superintendent Training Course is due to take place 9-17th April. This course provides all the knowledge, tools, skills and insight to make the transition for ship to shore-based employment. Designed for newly appointed superintendents, or senior sea staff looking to come ashore; it provides an excellent foundation in all aspects of ship operation and is therefore beneficial for candidates from all sectors of the maritime industry. Further details can be found here and the registration form.

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    Isle of Man Ship Registry Moves Online

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry now processes applications for endorsements recognising seafarers’ qualifications online. To obtain a log in please email

    Further details can be found here

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

    Latest Blog

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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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