Photo and Caption

BVI London Office
Virgin Islands Shipping Registry
Release Date:
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 9:20am

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry and BVI London Office, in promoting the British Virgin Islands at the 2016 Monaco Boat Show, provided insight on the Territory’s ship registration process, BVI Finance and the financial services industry during an interview with  Acting Director of the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, Captain Raman Bala and Director of BVI London Office, Mr. Benito Wheatley highlighted the sailing culture and thriving financial services sector in the British Virgin Islands. The interview has been uploaded to and is titled ‘An Insight Into BVI Finance & Shipping Registry” and it can be viewed at’. According to its website, was launched in November 2009, and is the first online source of its kind that uses a consumer-driven approach to combine all things related to yachts over 24 metres with engaging lifestyle content for the high-net-worth individual.  The site was created as an all-inclusive portal to promote charter, brokerage and new build leads within the industry by directing them straight to the managing company.  (Video Credit: