Transport Malta Maritime
Ports and Yachting Directorate:
Transport Malta, through its Ports and Yachting Directorate, is responsible for regulating maritime leisure activities in the territorial and internal waters of Malta and is involved in the development and implementation of better organization of popular bays in Malta and Gozo.
Merchant Shipping Directorate:
Ship registration and the provision of all ancillary services is the responsibility of the Merchant Shipping, a body set up by an act of Parliament within the aegis of the Ministry responsible for maritime affairs.Besides providing ship and yacht registration services, the Merchant Shipping is also responsible for the regulation, control and administration of all matters related to merchant shipping, the certification of seafarers, the fostering of Maltas relations in international shipping fora, and the administration and implementation of international maritime conventions and agreements.
It has experienced significant and constant growth since inception and has now established itself amongst the largest registries in the world in terms of tonnage. The Merchant Shipping is now, more than ever, giving increasing and fundamental importance to safety of life at sea and the prevention of pollution from ships as well as compliance with international maritime conventions.
Merchant Shipping NoticesMS Notices Consolidated Version # | 24/04/2020 MS Notice 173 - Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Stability #MS Notice 173 | 13/09/2021 MS Notice 172 - Extension of restrictive measures in view of the situation in Ukraine #MS Notice 172 | 13/09/2021 MS Notice 171 - Adoption of the Passenger Yacht Code #MS Notice 171 | 24/05/2021 More Merchant Shipping notices
Notices to MarinersLive firing practice at Pembroke Ranges 5 to 7 October 2021 - Extended hours #36 of 2021 | 22/09/2021 Chart Correction - Foul area (Lost anchor and chain) #35 of 2021 | 01/09/2021 Chart Correction - Coastline, revetment and walkway at Il-Ponta ta' Bighi in Id-Dahla tal-Kalkara #34 of 2021 | 25/08/2021 Live firing practice at Pembroke Ranges 10 August 2021 - Extended hours #33 of 2021 | 29/07/2021 More notices to Mariners
DownloadsBasic Seamanship and Safe Boat Handling - Syllabus Application for temporary mooring permit SSR 085_APPLICATION FOR AN INSTRUCTOR NAUTICAL LICENCE SSR 087_APPLICATION FOR A NAUTICAL LICENCE ALL DOWNLOADS
Malta Transport Centre
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