Red Ensign Group

About the Red Ensign

The Red Ensign Group is comprised of the United Kingdom, Crown Dependencies (Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey) and UK Overseas Territories (Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and the Turks & Caicos Islands) which operate shipping registers. These registers are divided into two categories:

Category 1 - register ships of unlimited tonnage and type.

Category 2 - register commercial ships and yachts of up to 150 gross tons  (this limit can be extended to 400GT with an agreement in place with the UK); and vessels which are not operated commercially of up to 400 GT.

Find out more

News

British Virgin Islands Shipping Registry Temporarily Offline

Hurricane Irma struck the British Virgin Islands with catastrophic effect on the island and its...

News archive

Category 1

Category 2

Site sponsored by PDMS Ltd. Site designed and developed by Digital Design.