Advantages of Registering a Ship in Malta

The following advantages are offered to ship owners who wisely choose to register their ships in Malta.

  • Malta is a member of the European Union.
  • The Maltese Flag ranks first in Europe.
  • Competitive ship registration and tonnage tax fees.
  • Progressive reduction in registration and tonnage tax for younger vessels.
  • Attractive incentives to owners, registered charterers and financiers of Maltese vessels of over 1000 Net Tons – these incentives may also be extended to smaller ships.
  • The Maltese legal system is reliable and offers robust protection to financiers.
  • No restrictions are imposed on the nationality of the shareholders and directors of Maltese Companies.
  • No restrictions on the nationality of the master, officers and crew.
  • No restrictions on the sale of ships and mortgaging of Maltese ships.
  • There are no trading restrictions on Maltese ships.
  • English is one of the two official languages of Malta thus eliminating issues from translated documents prior to registration.
  • User friendly, uncomplicated and expeditious procedures for registering or deletion of vessels.
  • A professional and efficient maritime administration.
  • 24/7 service offered in respect of urgent matters.

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