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Vanuatu would like to extend an open invitation to all yacht and ship owners to register their vessel in this marvelous country, courtesy of Trade Board Limited (TBL). Comprised of more than 80 islands, northeast of Sydney, Australia, in the southern Pacific Ocean, this invitation should be seized upon by all eligible persons.  It is indeed a privilege to fly the flag of Vanuatu on any sea vessel no matter where in the world it is headquartered.

This 80+ island archipelago is surrounded by sparkling blue water and has crystal clean sandy beaches on the shore of each island. As you travel inland on most of these islands, you will find a tropical oasis, a heavenly climate, and friendly people. Additionally, there are so many water-oriented activities to participate in there. Whether you have a ship for personal pleasure or a fleet of them for a business, these are all good reasons to make Vanuatu your home base.

As if you needed any more incentives than we just gave you, here is a brief list:
• Constant access to registry personnel
• Maritime Act on United States maritime law applies here.
• Impeccable safety record throughout Vanuatu
• Its own network of independent inspectors and Special Agent Commissioners
• Reasonable fees and other costs associated with registering in Vanuatu.
• Mortgage are accepted by all reputable law firms.
• Vanuatu hosts all major conventions in the sea vessel industry.
• As per the Maritime Act, there are no restrictions on the nationality of the crew.
• Vanuatu has the most flexible requirements for crewing.

Ship Registration in Vanuatu
The country of Vanuatu would like to extend an open invitation to all yacht and ship owners, wherever they are physically located, to register their vessel in Vanuatu.
Vanuatu comprises over 80 islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. It can be found northeast of the continent of Australia. All eligible sea vessel owners should seize this opportunity to fly the flag of Vanuatu, even if the vessel is located someplace else.
The people of Vanuatu are happy and very friendly. Vanuatu is recognized, and vessels that fly their flag are welcome, everywhere around the world.

More Advantages to Registering in Vanuatu
As if you needed any more incentives than we just gave you, here is a brief list:

  • Constant access to registry personnel
  • Maritime Act on United States maritime law applies here.
  • Impeccable safety record throughout Vanuatu
  • Its own network of independent inspectors and Special Agent Commissioners
  • Reasonable fees and other costs associated with registering in Vanuatu.
  • Mortgages are accepted by all reputable law firms.
  • Vanuatu hosts all major conventions in the sea vessel industry.
  • As per the Maritime Act, there are no restrictions on the nationality of the crew.
  • Vanuatu has the most flexible requirements for crewing.

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