Shipping & Aircraft

Practice Area

Our lawyers have an excellent reputation for providing commercially sensible legal advice relating to all aspects of the acquisition, registration, financing, disposal and operation of ships and aircraft in the context of the tax neutral registry of the BVI.

The BVI is a member of the British Red Ensign Group and is one of only a limited number of unrestricted Category One Red Ensign (British) Registry centres around the world capable of registering all types of yachts and ships. The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry is the maritime administration in the BVI with primary responsibility for ship registration and exercise of port state control.

Our shipping and aircraft lawyers have acted for some of the world’s leading financial institutions, law firms, shipbuilders, yacht brokers, ship and aircraft owners and charterers. Our aircraft practice centres on aircraft financing involving BVI corporate entities.

Our services include:

  • Ship and aircraft registration
  • Ship and aircraft finance matters
  • Ship and aircraft mortgage registration

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