Maritime Malta

 

Malta has a centuries old Maritime tradition. The strategic location of the Maltese Islands at heart of the Mediterranean Sea, its natural harbours, and the entrepreneurial and maritime skills of its people have, since time immemorial, conspired with its history and millennial culture to transform this European sovereign state into an international maritime service centre.

 

Malta’s long tradition and revival as a maritime services provider has led to the establishment of the Maltese flag as a reputable flag of choice and quality through the open Maltese register for ships, bare boat charters and mortgages.

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MLC 2006

The Merchant Shipping Directorate would like to inform all concerned that Malta ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) on 18 January 2013. The Convention entered into force for Malta on 20 August 2013.  The MLC has been transposed into domestic legislation through the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Rules, 2013.

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Latest MS Notices

 

MS Notice 131 (pdf) - Issue 19/08/2016
Maritime Safety Information Off The Australian Coast
MS Notice 130 (pdf) - Issue 20/06/2016
Merchant Shipping Act (Amendments of Various Articles) Regulations, 2016
MS Notice 129 (pdf)  - Issue 17/06/2016
Implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended.  

 

 

Technical Notice SLS.22 - 18 January 2013
Brigde Navigation Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) on Commercial Yachts

Guide to Ship Registration

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Latest MS Notices

MS Notice 131 (pdf) - Issue 19/08/2016
Maritime Safety Information Off The Australian Coast
MS Notice 130 (pdf) - Issue 20/06/2016
Merchant Shipping Act (Amendments of Various Articles) Regulations, 2016
MS Notice 129 (pdf)  - Issue 17/06/2016
Implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended.  

 
 

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Vision

 

To be a world class organization that is committed to preventing loss of life, continuously improving maritime safety, protecting the marine environment and maintaining a position of strength and leadership in the field by means of growth through quality.

We will provide services of the highest quality and value with a direct focus on meeting the needs of our customers. We will respond to the customer with promptness, sensitivity, respect and always with integrity.  

Contacts

 
Tel: +356 21 250 360
Fax: +356 21 241 460
Email: mershipmalta.tm@transport.gov.mt
AOH Registry Matters: +356 9949 4315/7
AOH Technical Matters: +356 7943 4316/7
AOH Seafarer Certification: +356 9906 7197