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 registered tons  (this limit can be extended to 400GRT with an agreement in place with the UK); and vessels which are not operated commercially of up to 400 GRT.

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2014 Red Ensign Conference in Gibraltar

The gathering of Red Ensign maritime administrations this year will be in Gibraltar from 30 June...

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