Legal Notice 22 of 2015 -Merchant Shipping (Ships Eligible for Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015

Through Legal Notice 22 of 2015, the Ships Eligible for Registration regulations (S.L. 234.23) have extended the definition of international owners to include any citizen of the European Union as well as of the European Economic Area or of Switzerland not residing in Malta. These international owners may own a Maltese ship provided that a resident agent is appointed upon registration.