Ship Registration

A Guide to Ship Registration – Malta

Authors: Jotham Scerri-Diacono
Published on July 3, 2013
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Practices: Ship Registration
The shipping industry is vast, with many different aspects to consider legally. One such aspect is that of ship registration, and with an increasing number of flags available when registering a ship, the process of selecting a flag has become even more complex and is dictated by an increasing number of factors. To find out more about this interesting issue, Lawyer Monthly speaks to Dr Jotham Scerri Diacono, a Partner at Maltese law firm, GANADO Advocates.

Malta hosts its first ever Maritime Summit

Authors: Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Rachel Genovese
Published on December 6, 2016
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Practices: Ship Finance & Mortgages, Ship Registration
With a maritime culture and industry steeped in history, an ever growing global maritime presence and its upcoming tenure of the presidency of the Council of the European Union in January 2017, Malta successfully hosted the first Malta Maritime Summit, in Valletta, between the 3rd and the 6th of October. Together with a number of international and Maltese stakeholders, GANADO Advocates participated in the Summit and shared its views on a number of topics.

Malta’s ship registration potential – law as means to an end

Authors: Jotham Scerri-Diacono
Published on May 8, 2014
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Practices: Ship Registration, Shipping sale, purchase & charterparties
This paper is intended to explain how law can serve as a means to an end and a successful one at that. Apart from presenting the reader with a cursory view of the law regulating ship registration in Malta, the authors have also strived to illustrate how the law assisted in making the Maltese merchant fleet a force to be reckoned with.