Malta Elected To The Council Of The IMO

Malta Elected To The Council Of The IMO

For the 13th consecutive term, Malta has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation, during its Assembly held earlier this Month. This result is of course very prestigious for Malta and confirms that the country has one of the largest...
Festive Season Offices Closure Notice

Festive Season Offices Closure Notice

Our offices will be closed on particular days during the Christmas period, between the 24th December and the 01st January. We will however continue monitoring email traffic during this time, despite this being necessarily intermittent and do our best to respond to any...
Restrictive Measures Concerning Syria and Belarus

Restrictive Measures Concerning Syria and Belarus

In view of the situation in Syria and Belarus and in line with the latest restrictive measures adopted by the Council of the European Union the Merchant Shipping Directorate has issued a Merchant Shipping Notice, to remind all interested parties of their obligations...
Water Mist Lance On-Board Container Vessels

Water Mist Lance On-Board Container Vessels

The Malta Merchant Shipping Directorate, has issued an Information Notice in relation to the potential safety hazards associated with container fires, following the conclusion of the Marine Safety Investigation Report in relation to the container fire over the Malta...
Commercial Yacht – Pleasure Yacht Changeover Guidelines

Commercial Yacht – Pleasure Yacht Changeover Guidelines

Transport Malta has recently published the Commercial Yacht – Pleasure Yacht Changeover Guidelines, which are in line with the requirements of the Malta Commercial Yacht Code. With particular importance, these Guidelines note that: For Malta Registered Yachts...
Recent Amendments To Malta’s Divorce Laws

Recent Amendments To Malta’s Divorce Laws

Specific provisions relating to personal separation and divorce contained in the Civil Code (Chapter 16 of the laws of Malta) (the “Code”) were recently amended by means of Act XXV of 2021 (the “Act”).

Amendments To The Code Of Organisation And Civil Procedure

Amendments To The Code Of Organisation And Civil Procedure

Certain provisions of the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure, Chapter 12 of the laws of Malta (“COCP”) have recently been amended by means of Act XXXII of 2021 (the “Act”). The main changes (listed briefly hereunder) are targeted towards the provisions contained...
Flagship Firm

Flagship Firm

Joseph Fenech, Shipping Executive within Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal was recently interview by Skipper Magazine, an internationally renowned boats and yachting publication, in their 2021 Summer Edition. Joseph focused on the registration process tied to...

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