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 165 - Training and Certification of Crew engaged on Yachts and Workboats (International Voyages) #MS Notice 165 | 24/11/2020 MS Notice 164 - Revision of the Commercial Yacht Code #MS Notice 164 | 24/11/2020 MS Notice 163 - Enforcement of EU Ship Recycling Regulation No. 1257/2013 relating to the Inventory of Hazardous Materials #MS Notice 163 | 27/10/2020 More Merchant Shipping notices
Notices to MarinersLive firing practice at Pembroke Ranges 15th December 2020 - Extended hours #56 of 2020 | 01/12/2020 Seabed survey around the spoil ground #55 of 2020 | 25/11/2020 Live firing practice at Pembroke Ranges 10th December 2020 - Extended hours #54 of 2020 | 24/11/2020 Marsaxlokk Lighthouse, Dellimara Point - Light Unreliable #53 of 2020 | 23/11/2020 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