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Enterprise minister 'encouraged' by shipping registry figures

Almost 180 vessels join register over three-year period

The number of new vessels joining the Isle of Man Ship Registry is 'encouraging'.

That's according to Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly, who confirmed 177 ships have joined the organisation in the last three years.

He was asked in the House of Keys whether the Island's decision to relax social distancing measures had led to increased interest in joining the register.

Mr Skelly said it had been a promising start to the year:

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