Amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Ships Eligible for Registration) Regulations





The Merchant Shipping (Ships Eligible for Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 amend the Ships Eligible for Registration Rules. The term international owner is now taken to constitute either:

  1. a foreign body corporate or other entity which enjoys legal personality under the law in which it was established and which has satisfied the Register-General that it is able to ensure due observance of the merchant shipping laws of Malta; or
  2. an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen not residing in Malta.

Moreover, it is provided that an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen residing in Malta is qualified to own a Maltese ship or a share therein.

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