Bell which opens Red Ensign Group conference arrives in Guernsey - Monday, 11 June 2018
It's a bell which has travelled thousands of miles since it was
first used in 2001 and now it's ready to take centre stage once
again for the opening of the Red Ensign Group conference tomorrow
(12 June) morning.
The REG bell has been used to open the conference since 2001 and
since then has travelled from place to place ready for the next
Last year's conference was held in the Cayman Islands and Greg
Evans (pictured left) brought the bell back to the Maritime &
Coastguard Agency back in March when he was there for a meeting. It
was handed over to Graeme Carnegie of the MCA.
Now the bell has arrived on Guernsey to be handed over to the
co-chair Chad Murray by Sarah Stride, administrator on behalf of
the MCA for this year's REG Conference
The Red Ensign Group conference is held to discuss matters of
interest to maintain and uphold maritime safety standards across
the thirteen British Shipping Registers, comprised of the UK, Crown
Dependencies and Overseas Territories.