How to register a UK vessel part 1 of the register

Complete form MSF 4740A, to register a commercial vessel over 500GT with the Registry of Shipping and Seamen (RSS).


Application to register a British ship (commercial vessel over 500 gt) MSF 4740A Rev 0518

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The owners of commercial vessels >500GT, who want to operate under the UK flag, must register their vessel using this form.

Published 17 April 2014
Last updated 27 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. MSF4740A updated to latest version
  2. First published.