Malta has a long and varied maritime tradition due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean region, establishing the island as a leading maritime hub and service centre. Maltese authorities have developed a competitive legal and regulatory platform, placing Malta as a highly reputable international shipping register, with its register being one of the largest in the world.
The Merchant Shipping Act, Chapter 234 of the Laws of Malta, and subsequent rules and regulations, regulate vessel registration and the operation of Maltese flagged vessels.
Malta has the largest ship register in the European Union and one of the largest registers in the world for several reasons, which include:
For a more detailed list of Malta’s unique advantages and eligibility for registering a vessel you can download Malta - Ship and Yacht Registration document.
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