Issue no. 30 of the Shipping & Maritime Law Newsletter is now available.

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In this issue:


  • Malta's maritime registry among the top 20 Paris MoU white list registers
  • Relaxation of COVID-19 measures and its impact on the Maltese shipping industry
  • Travel ban exemption on transiting yachts
  • COVID-19 temporary precautionary measures – Framework of protocol for conducting maritime support services

Articles & Publications:

  • Re-negotiating existing financing packages due to COVID-19
  • Malta eyes tonnage influx after ironing out odd legal wrinkle
  • The Transport Finance Law Review
  • Malta – Recent Changes to Laws Regulating Shipping Companies

MSD Notices:

  • The use of VHF radio communication and AIS for collision avoidance
  • Technical Notice SLS.5 Rev.2 – Fire and Abandon Ship Drills
  • Consolidated versions of Merchant Shipping Notices & Technical Notices

Originally published August 5, 2020.

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