• Marine & Aircraft

    We offer a comprehensive range of services for the commercial vessel, luxury yacht and private aircraft sectors, including registration, payroll and personnel services, accounting support and administration of the ownership structures of vessels and aircraft.

Our administration services allow ship-owning groups to cost-effectively centralise their management and payroll functions in well-recognised marine jurisdictions. Our specialist marine and employment services team is based in Guernsey and our dedicated shipping services team is based in the Isle of Man.

Marine Services

We provide a comprehensive one stop professional service for both commercial vessels and yachts, including:

  • Vessel registration, including both Primary and Demise ship registration, in all major recognised Marine Registries
  • Identification of Registry benefits and cost comparison between jurisdictions
  • Formation and administration of multi-jurisdictional corporate structures for the ownership and/or chartering of merchant vessels and yachts
  • Assistance with jurisdiction-specific yacht leasing structures with VAT benefits
  • The provision of company Directors with professional maritime experience
  • Management of crew payroll and payment of other operational expenses
  • Provision of statutory management services
  • The procurement of insurance services for both corporate and personal requirements
  • Liaison with maritime authorities

Aircraft Services

Our specialised aircraft registration and representation service includes:

  • Aircraft registration
  • Establishment of a corporate structure to own the aircraft
  • Providing full administration services including the maintenance of bank accounts
  • Liaison with insurers to arrange for insurance of the aircraft
  • Assisting with financing arrangements
  • Handling the requisite VAT filings
  • Paying crew salaries and expenses
  • Paying the other operational expenses of the aircraft

Outsourced Payroll and HR Services

Our Guernsey-based international marine and employment services team provides a wide range of human resources and payroll services to both the commercial shipping industry and the luxury yacht sector.

A highly experienced team of professionals enables our ship owning and operating clients to cost-effectively centralise their HR and payroll functions in a well-recognised marine jurisdiction and focus on running their business, not the administration of their crews.

We are a BACS-approved bureau and are fully conversant with the requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006. Our electronic signature solution is accepted by the Maritime & Coastguard Association, enabling the swift processing of documents around the world.

Payroll Services

  • Production of monthly, fortnightly, weekly or daily payrolls
  • Management of withholding obligations and payments to relevant authorities (via third parties if required)
  • Provision of secure online payslips, accessible via PC, tablet and mobile device
  • UK pension auto-enrolment administration
  • Administration of specific processes such as RF1199s and A1 applications
  • Computation of all necessary calculations for UK tax including Appendix 5: net of foreign tax relief
  • Management reports


Employment Services

  • Production of agreements for crew provision, payroll and administration and crew management services
  • Production and distribution to employees of all employment related documents including Seafarers’ Employment Agreements (digital or hard copy)
  • Adherence to employment and maritime laws
  • Compliance with Maritime Labour Convention 2006
  • Close coordination with crewing/recruitment companies
  • Management of all other HR activities