Situated in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is not part of the UK but is a self governing Crown dependency and makes its own laws and sets its own taxes. The Isle of Man is a full Maritime Convention nation guaranteeing a standard of excellence with a Shipping Register that has existed since 1786. There is a thriving offshore insurance centre that maintains its high international reputation through stringent regulatory controls and the Financial Supervision Commission. The Isle of Man’s international finance sector is the powerhouse of the Island’s booming economy. Highly regarded, the Isle of Man recently was included in the top 50 Global Financial Centres index issued by the City of London and has enjoyed an impressive 23 years of unbroken economic growth, 3 times the European average and is the fastest growing island economy beating Malta, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Isle of Man Landscapes.


Meayll Circle, Isle of Man