The following discounts are available to Isle of Man ships, subject to meeting to relevant criteria:
Any cargo ship or commercial yacht that, on the 1st April of that year, exceeds the MARPOL Annex VI EEDI reduction factors specified in Table 15, Schedule 11 of the Fees Regulations shall be eligible for a discount of 10% of the annual fee.
To qualify for the fees reduction, ship owners must submit a copy of the International Energy Efficiency (IEE) Certificate or pre-verification report to demonstrate that the ship’s attained Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) reduction factor exceeds the IMO’s EEDI reduction factor requirements for that particular vessel ahead of the IMO’s implementation dates.
A discount of 50% will be applied to the annual registration fee for any of the following vessel types if they are technically managed from the Island:
- Passenger Ships
- Commercial Yachts
- Demised Out Cargo Ships
'Technically managed from the Island' means –
(a) for ships of 500gt and over where the responsibility for the operation of the ship and all the duties and responsibilities imposed by the ISM Code are undertaken by the Company from the Island; or
(b) for ships under 500gt where the day to day operation of the ship is undertaken from the Island which includes – (i) the statutory certification of the ship; (ii) the operational safety of the ship; (iii) the manning of the ship; and (iv) anti-pollution measures.