The ship’s name may be reserved up to 12 months in advance.
For Bermuda ships, names may be anything that the owner wishes except that the name may not:
- Be offensive
- Be the same as an existing registered name for a Bermuda ship
- Have Royal connotations without special permission from H.R.H. The Queen
- Be derogatory
The name may be as long or as short as the owner wishes.
If a company has a corporate naming policy incorporating specific words or concepts these can be reserved indefinitely
To reserve a ship name please submit the following form to the Registrar: Proposed Name for a British Ship