Shipping & Maritime


With our proficient knowledge of the field, we help our clients overcome the legal challenges surrounding shipping and maritime activities in the British Virgin Islands

Shipping & Maritime Law

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry is a part of the Red Ensign Group (REG) of British Shipping Registries and is able to register a wide range of ships and yachts. With reasonable qualifications to own ships in the jurisdiction and dedicated shipping laws to protect ship owners, the British Virgin Islands have become a reputed place to safely register vessels.

Silk Legal holds considerable knowledge of the shipping industry and maritime law, offering a number of services to help our clients optimize the British Virgin Island’s jurisdictional benefits.  We provide thorough legal advice on the acquisition, mortgage registration, sale, and operation of vessels for a variety of different sectors including oil and gas, tourism, and logistics, among others.