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Vigilate

Government of The
British Virgin Islands

MERCHANT & PLEASURE VESSELS DECLARATION OF ELIGIBILITY


TO REGISTER A BRITISH SHIP
THE MERCHANT SHI PPING ACT 2001

Virgin Island
*For registration, the property in a ship is divided into 64 shares
*A share can be jointly owned by no more than 5 people

SECTION 1: DETAILS OF THE SHIP (to be completed in all cases)

IS THIS AN APPLICATION TO REGISTER: A MERCHANT VESSEL? OR A PLEASURE VESSEL? (please tick the appropriate box)

SECTION 2: LEGAL OWNERSHIP (The 64 shares in the ship are legally owned as follows)

* For ships to be registered, please list the qualified owners first and draw a line under them, before entering the unqualified owners.

*A ship can be registered if the majority interest (ie 33 shares) is owned by persons qualified to be owners of British ships. Please refer to the Notes overleaf.

*Owner
No.

Mr,
Mrs,
Miss,
Other
Surname/
Company Name
Forename(s)/
Registered Office
Address/ Companies incorporated in the UK and British overseas territories must enter their principal place of business, all other companies must enter their place of business in the BVI. Nationality/ Country of Incorporation Status see # over leaf & state which applies No of shares held outright No of shares held jointly With owner number

*Please number each owner consecutively
SR101-06 (03/10)

Continue on a separate page if necessary and tick the box
FORMERLY ROS 6

SECTION 3: REPRESENTATIVE PERSON/ MANAGING OWNER

*If none of the owners making up the majority intrest is resident in the BVI, a representative person must be appointed. (A body corporate is treated as resident if it has a palceof business in the BVI) * A representative person is either an individual resident in the BVI, or a body corporate incorporated in an EEA country which has a place of business in the BVI *If more than 1 owner is resident in the BVI, 1 of them must be appointed as the menaging owner. This must be one of the owner in the majority interest

Either: I/we appoint the following to be the ship’s Representative person

Full Name/Company Name

NB: If there is a change to Address/ Place of Business in BVI the details in this section, the Registrar must be informed within 7 days of the change occurrin

Address/Place of Business in BVI

Or: I/we appoint the following to be the ship’s managing owner

Name in Full

SECTION 4: DECLARATION (must be signed by all those named in section 2)

I/we declare that:

  • the information given by me/us in this form is true to the best of my knowledge and belief;
  • am/we are the legal owner(s) of the shares as set out In section 2 of this form;
  • To the best of my/our knowledge and belief, a majority interest in the ship is owned by persons qualified to be owners of British ships, and the ship is otherwise entit led to be registered.
  • Any national of an EEA country other than the BVI, who are represented in the majority interest are established (within the meaning of Article 48 or 52 of the EEC Treaty or Article 28 or 31 of the EEA Agreement) in the BVI);

N.B. For companies and European Economic Inte rests Groupings, an authorised officer of each of the companies or groupings must sign this form.

Owner No Signature Date

Notes – qualified owners are:

#a British citizens or non-United Ki ngdom nationals exerci sing their right of freedom of movement of workers or right of establishment under Article 48 or 52 of the EEC Treaty or Article 28 or 31 of the EEA Agreement; #d Persons who under the British Nationality Order 1981 are British subjects; #g Bodies corporate incorporated in any relevant British Possession and having their principal place of business in the UK or any such possession;
#b British Dependent Territories citizens; #e Persons who under the Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order 1986 are British Nationals (Overseas); #h European Economic Interest Groupings formed in pursuance of Article 1 of Council Regulation (EEC) no 2137/85 and registered in the BVI.
#c British Overseas citizens; #f Bodies corporate incorporated in an EEA State  

When completed you should send this form, together with the appropriate fee and supporting documents to:

Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, Sebastian’s Building, Administration Drive, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Tel. 284-468-2902 Fax . 284 468 -2913 Continue on a separate page if necessary and tick box