Isle of Man Ship Registry wins maritime industry award


dick welsh isle of man registryThe Isle of Man Ship Registry said it was delighted to have won the Global Reach Award at one of the industry’s most prestigious events, the Mersey Maritime Awards.

Mersey Maritime, as the representative body for the region’s maritime and related industries, hosts an annual industry awards each March in celebration of excellence across the region.

The Global Reach Award is presented to a business that is actively involved in international trade and has achieved global impact.

Dick Welsh (pictured), Director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry said: “We are thrilled with this award. As members of Mersey Maritime we work closely with Liverpool and are delighted to be included. This acknowledges the truly global scope of the Isle of Man’s Ship Registry in attracting clients from all over the world and pays tribute to the hard work of the team who go the extra mile in attracting new clients and making their experience the very best it can be.”

Laurence Skelly MHK, Minister for the Department of Economic Development said: “I am delighted for the team at Ship Registry to receive this award. The Ship Registry is often the first introduction to the Isle of Man for international clients who quickly recognise the strengths of the Island in offering tailored professional services. The Ship Registry is an essential tool for the Isle of Man, stimulating economic growth and demonstrating our commitment to a diversified economy.”

Leonard Singer MHK, Member of the Department of Economic Development, with responsibility for the Ship Registry, said: “The Global Reach Award recognises the excellent service the Isle of Man Ship Registry provides its clients. Not only does it verify the professionalism of our team dealing with overseas customers, it upholds our decisions to invest and develop our online systems, increasing the Ship Registry’s global appeal.”