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 # | 28/08/2018 MS Notice 167 - Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 #MS Notice 167 | 16/12/2020 MS Notice 166 - Extension of sea service beyond the seafarer employment agreement period #MS Notice 166 | 11/12/2020 MS Notice 165 - Training and Certification of Crew engaged on Yachts and Workboats (International Voyages) #MS Notice 165 | 24/11/2020 More Merchant Shipping notices
Notices to MarinersCancel Notice to Mariners No. 03 of 2021 - re - Small sunken vessel in Id-Daħla ta' tas-Sliema at Il-Port ta' Marsamxett #04 of 2021 | 20/01/2021 Small sunken vessel in Id-Daħla ta' tas-Sliema at Il-Port ta' Marsamxett #03 of 2021 | 06/01/2021 Lay Up of Rig Key Singapore #02 of 2021 | 05/01/2021 Cumulative List of Notices to Mariners for 2021 #01 of 2021 | 04/01/2021 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, Triq Pantar,
Ħal Lija, LJA 2021
Tel: +356 21222203
Monday to Friday
Ship Registry - 8.00 11.45, 12.30 16.00; Small Ships, Moorings, Commercial - 07:30 - 14:00 on Monday; 07:30 - 12:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday