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Shipping and the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) are the yachting destination of choice in the Caribbean. The BVI is a member of the British Red Ensign Group. The jurisdiction is one of only 10 Category One Red Ensign (British) Registry centres around the world and is able to register all types of yachts, including mega yachts and super yachts up to 3000 gross tons and general cargo ships of unlimited tonnage. The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (“VISR”), established in 2006, is responsible for ship registration in the BVI.

 

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Audrey M. Robertson
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