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You Can Trust Thomas Smith to Deliver Shipping | Insurance | Freight Forwarding | Port Agency

With over 165 years of integrity, insight, expertise and experience we make sure that our clients are always in good hands for any shipping and insurance requirement.

Give us a call on 2205 8058 www.tcsmith.com


Being one of the leading flag States in the world carries a high responsibility. Our duty is to provide an efficient service throughout, yet always ensuring high standards.

Malta, a flag built on confidence

Operating within a well-established legal regime set to international standards, we operate a twenty-four hour service with direct access to the decision makers. Certification by one of the worlds’s leading classification societies, both for the ship and her manager, is one of several important prerequisites for ship registration under the Malta flag. Following initial surveys, the continuous operation of a Maltese ship is closely linked to regular uninterrupted certification and maintenance of international standards. A worldwide network of inspectors assist the Administration in ensuring implementation of rules and regulations through regular spot checks, follow-ups and in the investigation of accidents. The Malta flag enjoys the confidence of the leading international ship owners and operators, classification societies and other shipping industry service providers. Operating within a dynamic industry, the Maltese Administration maintains a continuous dialogue with the industry stakeholders. Maritime safety is our priority.

Transport Malta Merchant Shipping Directorate Malta Transport Centre, Marsa MRS 1917 - Malta T: + 356 21250360 E: mershipmalta.tm@transport.gov.mt W: www.transport.gov.mt Transport Malta is the Authority for Transport in Malta set up by ACT XV of 2009.


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Contents & Directions for Use COMPANY INDEX This is an alphabetical index of all the companies listed in the directory.

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EDITORIAL 11 This editorial includes various articles of maritime interest that provide the reader with basic information and data about Malta’s maritime sector.

The Maltese Islands - at the heart of the Mediterranean

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Maltese Islands - at a glance

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Valletta Cruise Port, Malta

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Registration of Ships under the Maltese Flag

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Registration Fees and Tonnage Tax

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Ports and Yachting Directorate

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Port Management and Development

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Maritime Malta - The Legal Perspective

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Setting Sail, Staying Safe & keeping in touch with those ashore‌ 51

LISTINGS 55 The Listings section consists of the 'Services and Products', 'Marine Brand Names' and 'Cargo & Cruise Lines' categories. Services and Products 57 The aim of this section is to provide a search facility whereby the user can search for different players providing services to the marine industry. Marine Brand Names 68 The user can directly search for brand names via this section. Once found, the user will be directed towards the relative local representative, company details of which can be sought from the 'Company Information and Profiles' Section. Cargo & Cruise Lines 74 The user can directly search for Cargo and Cruise Lines via this section. Once found, the user will be directed towards the relative local representative, company details of which can be sought from the 'Company Information and Profiles' Section. COMPANY INFORMATION AND PROFILES 77 All relevant company details are included in this section together with a listing of all the services the company provides. Some companies here provide additional details about their organisation.


Meeting Future Challenges

With a track record of 25 years successfully operating within the Mediterranean transshipment scenario, Malta Freeport Terminals has in place what it takes to stay ahead of its competitors. Looking ahead at future challenges Malta Freeport Terminals is shaping its strategies to build on the spectacular investment undertaken in its facilities over the past years and is focusing on its strengths to reach new heights in performance levels. No container vessel presently afloat is too big to be efficiently handled at Malta Freeport Terminals.

Your Ideal Mediterranean Hub Port tel: (356) 2225 1000 • email: marketing@maltafreeport.com.mt

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Company index B.P. = Back Page | I.F. = Inside Front | I.B. = Inside Back |  = Company Info |  = Company Advert

This is an alphabetical index of all the companies listed in the directory. Each listing has a direct numerical reference to the page within the 'Company Information and Profiles' Section, wherein its relative company details are listed; as well as a direct numerical reference to the page/s wherein the company advert is placed (only where applicable).

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A 3a Accounts A & J Company Ltd A to Z Yacht Needs AB Marine Services Ltd ABB Spa Ablecare (Mainticare) Acheck Action Sails Aequitas Alberta Allfreight Arrow Express Atlas Attrans

82 82 -- 83 -- 83

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C C. Fino + Sons Ltd -- 12 Camper & Nicholson -- 32 Carmelo Caruana 83 -Cassar & Cooper -- 98 Cassar Ship Repair 84 79 Chevron Marine Upholstery 84 52 Citadel Insurance -- 39 Club Services Malta 84 -Coleiro General Supplies 84 82 86 Combined Maritime Services Ltd 85 -Comtec -- 67 Credence 85 36 Cutrico Marine -- 09

D D’Agata Marine DHL Dive Systems

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E 78 -78 --- 52 -- 94 78 -79 24 80 91 80 -80 -80 -81 --- 104 81 -81 59

B Belair Real Estate Bianchi Group Bits & Bytes Blue Border Bonnici Stores Bank of Valletta plc

Company

Economicard Elmo Insurance EY Esprit Yachting Express Group

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G Gasan Zammit Motors Gauci Borda & Co Ltd GMC Transport Gollcher Group G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd G M International Services Ltd Green Skip Services Ltd

H HSBC Bank Malta plc

I International Marine Coatings Island Insurance Brokers

J J. B. Sorotto John Ripard & Sons (Shipping) Ltd

KS Shipping

M M Demajo Maritime

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MacMed Ltd 76 Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd 93 06 Malta Sailing Academy -- 36 Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd 93 58 Mamo TCV -- 83 Manoel Island Yacht Yard -- 56 MAST -- 32 MBL Shipping Agency 94 98 MC Consult 95 -Mecca Marine 95 08 Medex [J. Ripard & Sons (Shipping) Ltd] 93 20 Mediterranean Insurance Brokers MIB 95 -Medsea Shipping 96 56 Middle Sea Insurance -- 14 Motherwell Bridge -- 04 Multitrade -- 73 My Bunkers 96 --

N Nautica Ltd Neptune Navigation Ltd

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O O’ Flaherty Ocean & Sky Logistics Ltd Oceanus Marine Ltd Oiltanking Malta Ltd One2One Oswald Arrigo Ltd

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P Palm Shipping Agency Ltd Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd

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M 86 I.F. -- 26 87 -87 -87 18

F Fabian Enterprises Falzon Group of Companies Fenech & Fenech Advocates Firetech Ltd Flagport Ltd Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd

Company

S & R (Handaq) Ltd 100 -Salvo Grima 100 -Seatrans Shipping Ltd 101 38 SMS -- 34 I.B.

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Company index B.P. = Back Page | I.F. = Inside Front | I.B. = Inside Back |  = Company Info |  = Company Advert

Company

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S Spiteri Bailey & Co Strand Marine Sullivan & Sullivan Shipping Sullivan Maritime Ltd Sullivan Shipping

T: +356 2757 2757 E: info@3amalta.com

U Underwater Management Services UNEC

Cutrico Marine is one of the leading providers of marine equipment and maintenance services in the Mediterranean, and supply some of the leading brands in the industry. All installations and services are undertaken by fully qualified factory trained technicians, with 24/7 service available to clients to ensure the highest level of service. Our Services: • Marine Air-Conditioning • Marine Refrigiration & Cold Rooms • Marine Water Makers • Marine Sewage Treatment Plants

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Ventillation Engine Room Ventillation Ballast Water Treatment Sanitation Systems

Valletta Cruise Port V-Type

103 10 -- 29

W White Brothers Ltd 103 Wilhelmsen Ship Service Malta Ltd 103 WJ Parnis England 104

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Visit 3amalta.com for more information.

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V 101 -102 --- 67 102 B. P. -- 87

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd 102 01 Transpak -- 75 Transport Malta -- 02 Triton Diving Services -- 25 42 Troy Shipping Agency Ltd 103 54

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a passion for style, a respect for the ocean. purveyors of Bespoke woodwork and corian works, with experience in maritime design.

Bespoke yacht finishes. C. Fino + SonS Ltd Fino Buildings, notabile Road, Mriehel BKR 3000, Malta, t: +356 2549 3000 E: info@fino.com.mt facebook.com/FinoGroup


The Maltese Islands At the heart of the Mediterranean

The Maltese archipelago – consisting of the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino – lies at the cultural, financial and geographical crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea.

European and North African destinations and has direct air links to most major European and North African cities, the Middle East and Arab Gulf States.

At the centre of countless shipping routes, these ports provide a wide variety of professional shipping services of value to major commercial entities.

Malta, with Valletta as its capital, is the largest island of the group. Strategically located at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, at the confluence of the major sealanes linking Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, Malta’s unique position affords easy access to these markets and beyond.

The Islands cover a total area of 316 square kilometres. Blessed with a mild climate and moderate temperatures, Malta provides a perfect living and working environment. This, coupled with a rich cultural heritage, historic trading and business traditions, makes Malta a reliable centre for Mediterranean commerce.

The Grand Harbour of Valletta is Malta’s main port, and one of the most spectacular natural deep water harbours in the Mediterranean. This port, girdled as it is by an uninterrupted line of historic fortifications of massive proportions, is becoming an increasingly popular port for cruise passengers and the related growth in the cruise industry. The Malta Freeport, situated at the southeastern tip of Malta, has become an important transshipment centre in the Mediterranean. Apart from acting as a safe and secure haven for seafaring vessels of all types and sizes, the Grand Harbour also offers a comprehensive service covering practically all maritime requirements. This service reflects the knowledge, commitment and attention that the Maltese maritime community is today renowned for.

The Maltese Islands are politically and economically stable, with a sound legal and financial framework. Industry and exports, tourism and financial services are the pillars of the Maltese economy. The country’s communication facilities are excellent, with a highly sophisticated digital telecommunications infrastructure that ensures a global business environment at all times. MALTA’S ACCESSIBILITY Malta is readily accessible from major

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The country’s unique history has been heavily influenced by both Italy and Great Britain. The latter’s mark on commerce is particularly strong. Malta’s coastline is well indented with natural harbours as well as established ports. Historically, these ports have established the Islands as a centre for Mediterranean commerce, combining old world charm with modern port facilities.

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Boat

insurance

Middlesea Boat insurance Policy A marine craft is an important investment or a lifelong dream come true. Do not leave anything to chance – Middlesea offers Boat insurance which safeguards your pleasure craft and provides extensive protection. The Boat Policy also offers financial security for yourself and others on board the vessel.

if it matters to you, it matters to us. contact us on 21246262, visit www.middlesea.com or contact any of our authorised intermediaries. Find us on

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Maltese Islands At a glance

Capital Valletta is Malta’s capital city, whilst Victoria is the capital of Gozo, Malta’s sister island. Size Situated at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, the Maltese Islands are the most southerly European country. The archipelago consists of the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino, together with two other uninhabited Islands. The total area is 316 km2 (Malta 246 km2, Gozo 67km2, Comino 2.7 km2). The longest distance in Malta from North West to South East is about 27kms, with 14.5kms width in an E/W direction. Malta has no mountains or rivers and the islands are characterised by a series of low hills with terraced fields. The highest point is just over 300 metres above sea level. The shoreline, which is 137kms long, has many bays and harbours, with a good selection of small sandy beaches and rocky coves. Location Northern Latitude 36°00’ N Southern Latitude 35°48’ N Eastern Longitude 14°35’ E Western Longitude 14°11’ E Maritime Areas (Excluding Maltese Islands and Internal Waters) Territorial Waters 3,800 km Fishing Zone 11,100 km Continental Shelf 72,850 km Climate The climate is strongly influenced by the sea and is typical of the Mediterranean. There are no extremes in temperature or biting winds, fog, snow or frost. Rainfall is limited to only very short periods

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averaging about 578mm (20 inches) in a whole year. The temperature averages 14.1o C in winter (November – April) and 32o C in summer (May – October). The sun shines for an average 6.46 hours each day in winter and 10.11 hours in summer. The hottest period is from midJuly to mid-September. The Maltese Population The Maltese are a naturally helpful

people, well known for their hospitality. Situated in the middle of the Mediterranean and surrounded by influential countries, its people have developed a flair for languages. The Maltese are usually fluent in both Maltese and English and together with Italian they make business and communication easier. During the last few years, Malta’s population has just surpassed the 400,000 mark.

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Time Malta is on Central European Time (CET), that is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) in winter and two hours ahead of GMT in the summer starting from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October.

and foreign currency is easily exchanged. The majority of hotels, larger shops and restaurants also accept payment in the main international currencies, as well as major credit cards. Conversion charges may apply where outlets opt to accept payment in currencies other than the euro.

Currency Malta’s currency is the euro. This was adopted on 1st January 2008.

Language Maltese is a Semitic language with a large influx of French, Italian and English words. Maltese and English are the official languages. Italian is widely used and French and German are also spoken.

In line with EU legislation, anyone entering or leaving Malta and carrying cash or other monetary value which is equal to or in excess of €10,000 or its equivalent, has to fill in the appropriate declaration form available from Customs. Banks Banking hours are usually between 8.30am and early afternoon from Monday to Friday, and until midday on Saturday. Some banks or branches may work longer hours on different days. Summer and winter opening hours may also differ. Foreign exchange facilities are available at Malta International Airport on a 24hour basis all year round. There are also a number of automated foreign exchange machines scattered around the island as well as automated teller machines (ATMs). International bank cards are accepted

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Electricity The electrical supply is 240 volts, single phase, 50 cycles. The 13 amp, three-pin rectangular sockets are used in Malta. Adapters are very easy to find. Shopping Shops are usually open between 9am and 7pm with a three-hour lunch break. In commercial areas frequented by tourists shops remain open until approximately 10pm. Shops are normally closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. In most towns and villages there are open-air markets, one day a week, on one particular day of the week. The largest market is the Valletta market held on Sunday mornings. Major Credit Cards, Travellers Cheques and Eurocheques are accepted at most leading shops and restaurants.

Feasts/National Holidays New Year’s Day

January 1

Feast of St. Paul Shipwreck

February 10

Feast of St. Joseph

March 19

Freedom Day*

March 31

Good Friday

Variable

Labour Day

May 1

Commemoration of the uprising of 7th June 1919*

June 7

Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul (Mnarja) Feast of the Assumption (Santa Marija)

June 29 August 15

Feast of Our Lady of Victories* September 8 Independence Day* Feast of the Immaculate Conception

September 21 December 8

Republic Day*

December 13

Christmas Day

December 25

*National Days

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When it comes to Thrust*, we’re second in the world

When it comes to TRUST, we’re second to none

We at Express Trailers were trusted to deliver securely important equipment for the famous 1989 Malta summit between Presidents Bush and Gorbachev, which summit ended the Cold War. We were trusted with the delivery of the ultra-high-security carriage of the Euro coins and notes to Malta in 2007. Express Trailers keeps delivering every time we are chosen as the trusted logistics partners by global brands for the precise shifting of their production plants, or as transport specialists during the intricate relocation of embassies or carrying of special cargo. The legacy of delivering trust renews itself everyday, every time our tracked fleet of trailers carry cargo to, through and from Malta, be it delicate pharmaceuticals, priceless cars, high-end fashion wear or temperature-controlled foodstuffs. Whatever it is, whatever the weight, wherever it is located and wherever it is destined, we can transport, we can provide managed warehousing, we can be trusted. We will deliver! Express Trailers - Reliability and Trust for over 50 years

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Valletta Cruise Port, Malta A port for all ships

Strategically located Valletta Cruise Port looks to the future on recently celebrating its 12th Anniversary With a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, Malta is a vibrant destination, centrally located in the Mediterranean Sea, making it a melting pot of major world civilizations - the point where Europe meets Africa and where Western and Eastern cultures converge. John Portelli, CEO of Valletta Cruise Port, explains that the geographical location and international features, along with a dependable and flexible service offer, make

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Valletta a port for all ships. Ships calling in Valletta range from small luxury boutique lines to large resort class ships. There are two passenger facilities with the main terminal located in the historic Magazino Hall. It is fully modernised and equipped with state of the art technology, including check-in counters, a comfortable waiting area and accessibility for guests with special needs.

A WIFI link from the Magazino Hall to the ship allows for simultaneous onboard registration and check-in. The facilities are easily capable of processing a minimum of 500 guests per hour and can comfortably accommodate up to 300 visitors. All facilities are ISPS-compliant. "In 2011, an extension of the Pinto 4 and 5 berths was completed by Transport Malta the maritime authority. The project involved

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dredging to a depth of 10.5 meters at a cost of around €500,000 and we can now host two 300-metre-plus vessels at those berths," adds Portelli. In terms of passengers, 2012 was a record year, with over 600,000 passengers, exceeding the 556,000 passenger movements recorded in 2011. As passenger numbers and ship size increase, Portelli insists that Malta is more than capable of handling them. "This is an island fully-geared for tourism and there are enough diverse excursions with various transport possibilities to allow large numbers to disperse easily and offer a quality experience," Portelli says. One of Malta’s best kept secrets is the sister island of Gozo, a unique destination for visitors. This tiny island boasts a laid-back lifestyle, a place to immerse oneself in culture and history, with eco-friendliness being one of the island’s priorities. Expanding the cruise itinerary to include Gozo creates a ‘2 for 1’ bonus with no additional port charges. This destination is a key asset at a time of high fuel prices. With a ‘can-do’ spirit and attention to detail Valletta Cruise Port has a commitment to deliver a reliable operation based on the highest standards in the industry. Having developed close relations with Government agencies and garnered the respect and collaboration of the local stakeholders, this synergy allows all to respond as a unified team. Transport Malta, the maritime authority and the pilots association had invested in this commitment as well, which has included the acquisition of state of the art simulators. A popular port of call and a regular interporting option, after TUI’s homeporting of Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 in the last years, Valletta Cruise Port is ready to go to the next level. "As an integrated team, we help ensure that the service operates to the required standards and expectations with a human touch to all we do. Just as the 18th century Valletta Waterfront buildings have withstood the test of time, Valletta Cruise Port has built a solid foundation and a strong vision towards the future," concludes Portelli.

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Keep updated on ongoing developments by visiting: www.vallettacruiseport.com

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Registration of Ships under the Maltese FLag Vessel registration under the Malta flag and the operation of Maltese ships is regulated by the Merchant Shipping Act of 1973, a law based mainly on United Kingdom legislation but subsequently revised and amended in 1986, 1988, 1990, 2000 and 2010. The main legislation is supplemented by a comprehensive set of rules and regulations. Advantages include: Ships may be registered in the name of legally constituted corporate bodies or entities irrespective of nationality, or by a European Union citizen Reputable and internationally recognised ship register

shipyards and main classification societies Marriages can be officiated onboard Maltese ships A clear strategic political vision supporting business and the maritime industry

European Flag with a long maritime tradition

Availability of a whole range of maritime services including very reputable and experienced legal and corporate services supporting registration, management and administration

On the White List of the Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU and on the Low Risk Ship List of the Paris MoU

Backing of a professional shipping registry that values long term customer relationships

24 hour, 7 days a week service

No nationality restrictions for master, officers and crew No trading restrictions and preferential treatment to Maltese ships in certain ports No hidden costs and no inspection fees Customer service oriented approach that values long term customer relationships Well-organised and highly responsive flag Administration with one of the largest registers in the world and very active in European Union fora and international organisations

Eligibility for registration All types of vessels, from pleasure yachts to oil rigs, including vessels under construction, may be registered, provided that, inter alia, they are wholly owned by legally constituted corporate bodies or entities irrespective of nationality, or by European Union citizens. The formation of a Maltese company is a straightforward operation; there are no

nationality requirements as to the shareholders or directors. As a rule, trading ships of 25 years and over are not registered although in certain cicumstances this may be considered. Ships of 20 years and over but under 25 years are required to successfully undergo an authorised flag State inspection prior to provisional registration. Ships of 15 years and over but under 20 years are required to successfully undergo an inspection by an authorised flag state inspector before or within one month of provisional registration. Registration procedure A vessel is first registered provisionally under the Malta flag for six months (extendable for a further period, or periods, not exceeding in the aggregate six months) during which period all documentation needs to be finalised. The requirements for provisional registration are: Application for registration by the owner or an authorised representative,

Maltese requirements well known to main

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including, if required, application for change of name of ship Proof of qualification to own a Maltese ship; in the case of a body corporate, the document of incorporation In the case of non-Maltese owners, appointment of a resident agent Where applicable, copy of the current ship’s International Tonnage Certificate Declaration of ownership made in front of the Registrar by the owner or an authorised representative Evidence of seaworthiness; in the case of trading ships, confirmation of class with a recognised organisation, and information of the ship’s statutory certification including Company ISM compliance Where applicable, request for the Administration to authorise the appropriate recognised classification society to issue the ship’s and the Company statutory certificates Where applicable, application for Minimum Safe Manning Certificate Payment of initial registration fees and annual tonnage tax. Application for Ship Radio Station Licence The following documents are to be submitted during provisional registration:

Where there was previous ownership, a bill of sale or any other document by which the vessel was transferred to the applicant for registry; otherwise a builder’s certificate in the name of the applicant Where applicable, cancellation of registry certificate issued by the Administration where the vessel was last documented In the cases of SOLAS ships, copy of the last updated Continuous Synopsis Record issued by the Administration where the ship was last documented. Certificate of Survey and a copy of the International Tonnage Certificate issued by an approved surveyor of ships Evidence that the vessel has been marked in accordance with law

and encumbrances are governed by the underlying registry, while the operation of the vessel falls under jurisdiction of the bareboat charter registry. Within these parameters, those ships registered under the bareboat charter registry in Malta enjoy the same rights and privileges, and have the same obligations, as any other ship registered in Malta. A bareboat charter registration shall be for the duration of the bareboat charter or until the expiry date of the underlying registration, whichever is the shorter, but in no case for a period exceeding two years. Registration may be extended. The requirements and registration procedure for bareboat charter registration in Malta are similar to a normal registration, except that:

Where valid appropriate convention certificates are not in place the ship will be issued with a non-operational certificate of registry.

Ship is bareboat chartered to a body corporate, entity or such other person qualified to own a Maltese ship

A certificate of Malta registry is subject to renewal on the anniversary of the Maltese registration.

Ship is not a Maltese ship, and is registered in a compatible registry

Bareboat Charter Registration Maltese law provides both for bareboat charter registration of foreign ships under the Malta flag and also for the bareboat charter registration of Maltese ships under a foreign flag. The main principles adopted at law are the compatibility of the two registries and that matters regarding title over the ship, mortgages

Ship is not registered in another bareboat registry. The following documents need to be produced: • Application for registration by the charterer or an authorised representative • Declaration of bareboat charter accompanied by the charter agreement

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BOAT & YACHT INSURANCE

If you are considering a new boat insurance policy, talk to us today to gain excellent savings and quality protection. Elmo Insurance offers two main options. Comprehensive Cover against accidental damage, theft, fire and malicious damage, and Third Party Liability Cover if you cause damage to another boat or worse still cause injury.

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• Transcript or an extract of the underlying registration • Copy of the ship’s International Tonnage Certificate • Consent in writing of the underlying registry, owners and mortgagees. Registration fees and annual tonnage tax for bareboat charter registration are the same as those applicable for normal registration. Ships under construction Maltese law provides for the registration of vessels that are being built or equipped. The requirements relating, inter alia, to survey and safety of ships already built and to the declaration of ownership where the builders have not yet effected delivery to owners will be suspended until construction is completed or until delivery has been made. Vessels to be classed as trading ships are to be built under the supervision of a recognised organisation. Commercial Yachts Yachts in commercial use, which do not carry cargo and do not carry more than 12 passengers, can be registered as commercial yachts. Maltese law is very advantageous for the operation of commercial yachts. A Commercial Yacht Code setting the required standards of safety and pollution prevention can be downloaded from www.transport.gov.mt/ superyacht-registration International Conventions Malta has adopted all the major international maritime conventions including: CLC 92, Tonnage 69, COLREG 72, Fund 92, INMARSAT, LLMC 1996 Protocol, Load Lines 66 (including 1988 Protocol), London Convention 72,

MARPOL 73/78, SOLAS 74/78 (including 1988 Protocol), STCW 78 (including 95 amendments), Bunkers 01, AFS 01, SUA 88 (including SUA Protocol 1988), SAR 79, FAL 65, OPRC 90 and OPRC-HNS Protocol 00 and ILO Conventions Nos. 8, 16, 22, 53, 73, 74, 87, 98, 108, 138, 147 (including 1996 Protocol) and 180 and MLC2006. For a ship to operate under the Malta flag it must carry at all times valid statutory certificates issued on behalf of the Malta government by a recognised organisation. Recognised organisations Survey, tonnage and convention certificates may be issued on behalf of the Malta government by the following recognised organisations: American Bureau of Shipping, Bureau Veritas, China Classification Society, ClassNK, Det Norske Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd, Korean Register of Shipping, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Polish Register of Shipping, Registro Italiano Navale and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. Manning and certification of seafarers Maltese ships are subject to the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act, ancillary regulations and the STCW 78 Convention (as amended) regarding the manning and certification of seafarers. There are no restrictions on the nationality of the master, officers and crew engaged on Maltese ships. Foreign certificates issued in terms of the STCW 78 Convention require an endorsement issued by the Maltese Administration attesting their recognition. A Minimum Safe Manning Certificate will be issued by the Administration. Mortgages Registration, transfer, amendment and

discharge of mortgages may be effected immediately on presentation of the relative documents to the Registrar. The 1986, 1988, 1990 and 2000 amendments introduced important safeguards in respect of registered mortgages thus making financing of Maltese ships more attractive. Closure of registry The registry of a Maltese ship may be closed at the request of the owners provided all liabilities and obligations in respect of the ship towards the State of Malta have been fulfilled and the consent of all registered mortgagees is produced. Cancellation of registry by the Administration for non-compliance with the provisions of the law may also be effected after adequate time has been given to the owners to regularise matters and for the financiers to take the necessary action to protect their interests. Further information The text of relevant Maltese laws, including subsidiary legislation currently in force may be downloaded from: www.transport.gov. mt/ship-registration/legislation From time to time the Merchant Shipping Directorate issues Merchant Shipping Notices to give information, expound on procedures and communicate the parameters for the exercise of discretionary powers (www.transport.gov.mt/shipregistration/notices). The information contained herein is meant to serve as a guide only and is subject to change without prior notice. Further information may be obtained from the Merchant Shipping Directorate at Transport Malta.

Enquiries may be directed to: Registrar of Ships Merchant Shipping Directorate Malta Transport Centre Marsa MRS1917 Malta Telephone: +356 2125 0360 Facsimile: +356 2124 1460 E-Mail: mershipmalta.tm@transport.gov.mt Website: www.transport.gov.mt/ship-registration AOH Registry matters: +356 9949 4317 or 9949 4315 AOH Technical matter: +356 7943 4316/7/8 AOH Seafarer Certification: +356 9906 7197 www.maltamaritimedirectory.com

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Registration fees & tonnage tax A. Registration fees and annual tonnage tax for all ships Ship

Annual

Fee on Registration Basic Fee

Tonnage Tax

(i) Ships less than 24 metres length overall a. Fishing vessels of category A, B and C

€70

€25

€36

b. Commercial Yachts

€115

€150

€175

c. Pleasure Yachts less than 50 gross tonnage

€115

€25

€175

All other ships less than 24 metres length overall d. Less than 50 gross tonnage e. of 50 gross tonnage or more

€25

€115

€150

€200

Ships of 24 metres length overall or more: (ii) Pleasure Yachts

(iii) Commercial yachts which do not fall under category (iv)

25 cents per net tonnage subject to a minimum of €187.50 Rates as appear in section B

€255 €625 for year of registration €1,095 thereafter

(iv) Non-propelled barges, bareboat charter registered in a foreign registry, laid up or under construction excluding ships in category (ii) (v) Commercial vessels and fishing vessels less than 2500 gross tonnage, and do not fall under categories (ii), (iii) and (iv) above

€150

Rates as appear in section B subject to reduction as appear in section C

€255

40 cents per net tonnage subject to a minimum of €400 Rates as appear in section B Rates as appear in section B subject to reduction as appear in section C

(vi) All other ships of 24 metres in length overall or more do not fall under categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or (v) above €370 for year of registration

Ships less than 300 gross tonnage Rates as appear in section B subject to reduction as appear in section C Ships of 300 gross tonnage or more

€840 thereafter €625 for the year of registration

Rates as appear in section B subject to reduction or increase as appear in section C

€1,095 thereafter A.ii. Subject to the provisions of article 7(4) of this Act, when there is a change in the particulars or category of a registered ship and the new applicable fee payable on registration or annually is higher than that already payable, the provisions of article 19(7) of the Merchant Shipping Act in respect of laid up vessels shall apply mutatis mutandis.


Registration fees & tonnage tax B. The rates per net tonnage payable on registration and annual tonnage tax when referred to in paragraph A. Ship of Net Tonnage (NT)

Fee on Registration

Annual Tonnage Tax

2,500

€625

€1000

2,500

8,000

€625 plus 25 cents for every NT in excess of 2,500NT

€1,000 plus 40 cents for every NT in excess of 2,500NT

8,000

10,000

€2,000 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 8,000NT

€3,200 plus 19 cents for every NT in excess of 8,000NT

10,000

15,000

€2,140 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 10,000NT

€3,580 plus 14 cents for every NT in excess of 10,000NT

15,000

20,000

€2,490 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 15,000NT

€4,280 plus 12 cents for every NT in excess of 15,000NT

20,000

30,000

€2,840 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 20,000NT

€4,880 plus 9 cents for every NT in excess of 20,000NT

30,000

50,000

€3,540 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 30,000NT

€5,780 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 30,000NT

€4,940 plus 7 cents for every NT in excess of 50,000NT

€7,180 plus 5 cents for every NT in excess of 50,000NT

Exceeding

Not Exceeding

0

Exceeding 50,000

C. Reduction or increase of the rates per net tonnage on registration and annual tonnage tax, when referred to in section A: Age of Ship Exceeding

Not Exceeding

Reduction on Fee on Registration %

Reduction or Increase on Annual Tonnage Tax %

Years 0

5

50

-30

5

10

25

-15

10

15

-

-

15

20

-

+5

20

25

-

+10

25

30

-

+25

Equal to or exceeding 30

-

+50

Subject to minimum increase of €1,500

Registration fees for any one year paid after the anniversary of registration for that year shall be increased by ten per cent. Pre-registration inspections are subject to a charge provided for in Merchant Shipping Notice 90. The unit of currency is the Euro.

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Ports & Yachting Directorate The Ports and Yachting Directorate has a regulatory role in monitoring the maritime activities which take place within ports and the internal and territorial waters of Malta; and it also manages port facilities which are under the control of the Authority, including yachting and mooring facilities. The Directorate is primarily responsible for ensuring that port users and service providers comply with legislation and contractual obligations, while at the same time promoting the efficient use of our ports and maritime facilities. It also ensures the achievement of the right balance in the use of our waters for leisure and commercial operations.

The Ports and Yachting Directorate is responsible for:

• Prevention and control of pollution, including the control of ship-generated wastes;

• The promotion of port services and maritime activities;

• The provision of a safe and efficient maritime transport system;

• Preservation of good order in the internal and territorial waters, including safety of navigation;

• Ensuring the provision of technical nautical services, fire-fighting facilities, supplies and other ship requirements;

• Registration of small ships;

• Licensing of marine commercial craft;

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• The organisation of mooring areas ; and • The organisation of popular bays and swimmers’ zones.

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Port Management and Development INTRODUCTION Ports, which are the lifeline of the Maltese Islands, are an integral part of the maritime industry, which is one of the mainstays of the local economy. The importance of maritime activities has increased with the recent developments in the leisure markets and the international shipping services. This is of great benefit for the country and its economy by the generation of foreign investment and employment. In fact it is estimated that the whole maritime sector generates about 14% of the local GDP and 10% of employment. These maritime activities may be divided into three groups: • activities which are aimed at supporting the local industry and consumers, namely import/export of cargo and ferry passenger operations, and the carriage of goods and passengers between the islands; • activities which are essentially based on the excellent geographical location of Malta, including transhipment, cruise

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shipping, ship servicing, bunkering, ship repair and yachting; • activities related to local industries such as tourism, fishing, aquaculture, international maritime events and water sports. PORT FACILITIES IN THE GRAND HARBOUR Traditionally, the Port of Valletta was the only developed port to handle all goods imported to and exported from the island, all sea passenger traffic, and vessels arriving for repairs, bunkering, provisions and other maritime services. The Grand Harbour has experienced a radical change as a result of initiatives taken in the 1980s, directed at transforming Malta into a regional Mediterranean hub. The introduction of new shipping trends and large specialised container vessels meant that for Malta to take advantage of its position at the crossroads of numerous shipping routes, a new facility for containers had to be built at the Port of Marsaxlokk.

One of the main challenges for the further development of the Grand Harbour is the lack of hinterland. Surrounded as it is by historical sites, land-based industries and residential areas, there is little room for expansion. However, recent plans developed by the Authority and the Government have resulted in an upgraded and new infrastructure for the port in order to take advantage of the increased cargo and passenger traffic in the Mediterranean. GENERAL CARGO-HANDLING FACILITIES The Port of Valletta is furnished with a series of multipurpose quays capable of handling all types of cargo. A number of terminals and open storage facilities are available throughout the port area. The average cargo throughput for the Port of Valletta is 2.3 million tons per annum. The main multi-purpose cargo terminal operator in the port of Valletta is the Valletta Gateway Terminals, which is a company formed between the Singapore company Portek and the Maltese conglomerate

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Tumas Group. The concession, which started on 1 July 2006, allows VGT to handle containers, trailers, break bulk and cars at the Deep Water Quay, Laboratory Wharf and Magazine Wharf. VGT has invested heavily in upgrading the cargohandling equipment, particularly that related to the handling of containers. Through its marketing approach it has succeeded in attracting new business to the port of Valletta, particularly the transhipment of unitised cargo and vehicles. The 400-metre-long Deep Water Quay facility with its 3 sheds offering a covered storage area of 3000m2 has the major part of its superstructure constructed on piles. It was built in the early 1960s when the majority of cargo was handled in small packages and therefore there are strict weight limitations. During the last ten years it was mainly used to handle containers and trailers carried on ferry vessels. GRAIN SILOS Situated in the middle of the Mediterranean, Malta lies on the major sea routes and is located in the natural deep-draught Valletta Grand Harbour. Kordin Grain Terminal is well positioned to accommodate any transhipment functions which aim to serve the countries for the whole Mediterranean basin. The Kordin facility is therefore placed in a most strategic location for the handling, storage and transhipment of all types of free-flowing grains such as wheat, maize, barley and soyabean reaching the Mediterranean from the main grainproducing countries.

KGT’s Storage facility consists of 30 bins; 18 large bins with capacity of 3,800 metric tons each and 12 smaller bins of 1,600 tons each. Therefore total capacity is 88,000 metric tons. Each bin is equipped with a computerised product temperature monitoring system. The Kordin Terminal is equipped with a range of Buhler installations including a mobile mechanical bulk ship unloader with a maximum unloading capacity of 1,100 mtph; a mechanical railmounted ship loader with a peak loading capacity of 1,250 mtph; and direct ship-to-ship transfer facilities without the need to intake into silo. Other facilities at the terminal include automatic weighing facilities, the recycling of goods stored inside the bins, fumigation and a computerised temperature-monitoring system installed inside each of the terminal’s thirty storage bins. The plants are operated and maintained by qualified teams of personnel including engineers, technicians, fitters and trained operators, in order to provide the most efficient grain-handling operations. KGT is also serviced by a berthing quay (Laboratory / Magazine Wharf) with an overall length of 440 metres. Magazine Wharf, which is 252 metres long, is allocated for the unloading of vessels while Laboratory Wharf, which is 190 metres long, is used for vessel loading. These two berths have adequate depths for the berthing of oncoming and outgoing vessels. In fact, the terminal can accept fully-laden

Panamax grain bulk carriers of up to 80,000 DWT and can load coasters and feeder vessels of up to 20,000 DWT. CEMENT SILOS With the increased level of importation of cement in Malta, the Authority has a concession agreement with two cement importers who had invested in their own silo facilities. OIL AND BUNKERING FACILITIES Malta has established itself as a bunkering centre in the Mediterranean, challenging traditional stations such as Gibraltar, Augusta and Ceuta. Since the liberalisation of the licensing of bunker operations in 1996 the bunkering activity has grown rapidly, exceeding 1 million tons of delivered fuels every year. SHIP REPAIR The major ship repair facility within the Grand Harbour has for many years been the Malta Shipyards. The repair facilities within French Creek where 3 docks are located, with the largest capable of handling vessels of about 330 metres, has been privatised and is being operated by Palumbo Shipyards, a company established in 1967 and operating similar facilities in Naples and Messina. The Grand Harbour also houses two private ship repair yards – Bezzina Ship Repair Yard and Cassar Ship Repair Yard. Both companies are equipped with shore workshops and

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floating docks and operate in accordance with agreements entered into with the Authority for sea and land concessions. PASSENGER HANDLING The operator of passenger-handling facilities in Valletta is the Valletta Cruise Port, which is a private consortium mainly made up of local enterprise but also including participation from international companies. The company has been granted an operational licence and a lease for the operation and development of passengerhandling facilities at Pinto Wharf. To enhance the berthing capacity for cruise liners the Authority has also developed Boiler Wharf, which previously formed part of Malta Shipyards before its privatisation. WATER TRANSPORT The development of facilities for water taxi and ferries, for the modal shift from land to sea transport, included the identification and preparation of plans for upgrading landing places which could be used by water transport operators.

Services Limited for the provision of scheduled ferry services for the Grand Harbour and the Port of Marsamxett. The contract is for a period of eight years. The Operator, chosen through a competitive tender, operates two simultaneous services, one in each port. MARINAS AND YACHTING Malta has maintained its ground as an attractive berthing destination to various seafaring visitors. Touring the various marinas available round the islands, one can witness the magnificent site of various marinas bursting with activity. Malta currently offers eight permanent marinas and these cater for various sizes of yachts and small ships which can range from 16 metres to 100 metres in length. Statistics show a steady increase in the number of berthing places from 1,511 in 2009 to almost 2,000 yacht berths. These marinas are complemented by a number of seasonal, temporary marinas. INDUSTRIAL STORAGE FACILITIES Malta Freeport houses licensed operators within the Free Zone who utilise one of the 10 industrial units of 1,000m2 each. Legislation permits these users to carry out

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PRIMARY BERTHING FACILITIES AT THE PORT OF VALLETTA Name of Berth

Length (m)

Depth Min (m)

Depth Max (m)

Main use for Berth

Church Wharf

370

1.5

3.0

Small Crafts

Coal Wharf

150

6.4

6.5

Ship Repair Yard

Deep Water Quay 1-3

350

9.2

9.5

Conventional Cargo

Deep Water Quay 4

138

8.0

8.0

RoRo and General Cargo

Deep Water Quay 5

74

7.7

7.8

RoRo and General Cargo

Flagstone Wharf

217

11.4

11.7

Liquid Bulk, Bunkering

Fuel Wharf

150

10.0

10.0

Cement Silo

Gun Wharf

92

7.4

7.4

Small Crafts

Laboratory Wharf

191

11.4

12.0

Containers - Grain and RoRo

Laboratory Wharf S No. 1

117

7.3

7.3

Containers - Grain and RoRo

Laboratory Wharf S No. 2

72

7.3

7.3

Container Cargo

Lighters Wharf

120

0.9

6.0

Small Craft

Magazine Wharf

225

13.7

13.7

Grain, Containers

Pinto Wharf 1-2

307

8.4

8.4

Passenger Vessels

Pinto Wharf 3

171

9.8

10.0

Passenger Vessels

Pinto Wharf 4-5

250

10.0

11.0

Passenger Vessels

Ras Hanzir Dolphins

80

7.0

7.0

Liquid Bulk

Senglea Quay

383

6.6

8.0

Passenger Vessels

Timber Wharf

115

6.0

11.0

Bunkers, Tug Boats

Wine Wharf

73

8.0

8.0

RoRo

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various activities within these warehouses, including distribution networking, justin-time inventory management, cargo consolidation, break-bulk and onward shipping, as well as elements of processing. ENEMALTA PETROLEUM FACILITIES Enemalta Corporation is the public entity responsible for power generation and the import of petroleum for the local market and its main storage installations are located within this port. The Corporation also operates the biggest and most modern power station in Malta which is also located in the port. GAS INSTALLATION The Gas Installation is located at the Port of Marsaxlokk opposite the breakwater and situated at Jetty 4 of the Oiltanking terminal. PORT FACILITIES IN THE PORT OF MARSAXLOKK CONTAINER TERMINALS Malta Freeport is presently amongst the leaders in the Mediterranean transhipment scenario. The high volume of containers being handled is a result of the Freeport’s track record and the positive international recognition which the company enjoys with global carriers as a reliable and credible port. The Freeport’s increasing attractiveness is founded on the right configuration of unparalleled location in the centre of the Mediterranean, outstanding facilities dedicated to transhipment, pristine handling equipment, advanced technology, highly skilled and enterprising personnel, unmatched quality service, as well as an efficient security system which ensures that its clients’ demands are met efficaciously. Other crucial factors include extensive worldwide regular network connections, high performance levels and costeffectiveness, ease of access to markets with minimal diversion distance, easy port accessibility, safe manoeuvrability of vessels and all-year favourable weather conditions. Malta Freeport Terminals has two Container Terminals, namely Terminal One and Terminal Two. Terminal One has a mainline quay length of 1,000 metres, a total area of

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457,500 square metres, 10,139 container ground slots and 606 reefer points. The North Quay of Terminal One is equipped with eleven Quayside Cranes, namely seven super post-Panamax and four postPanamax Quayside Cranes, Terminal Two has a total operational quay length of 1,140 metres, 4,946 ground slots, 288 reefer points and a total area of 222,500 square metres. It is served by twelve super postPanamax Quayside Cranes, four of which have twin 40› lifting spreader capacity and the other eight are capable of handling twin-lift spreaders. In line with Malta Freeport’s strategy to consolidate its competitive edge within the Mediterranean containerisation scenario, the Freeport is pursuing various development projects aimed at expanding its capacity and improving productivity. This investment will increase the quay operational length to over 3 kilometres. OIL PRODUCTS TERMINAL The storage facilities operated by Oiltanking Malta Limited are organised in four tank farms, providing a total built capacity of 535,000 cubic metres. The facility is served by four jetties operated exclusively by Oiltanking Malta Limited, with a capacity to handle vessels up to 120,000 dwt with a maximum draft of 16 metres. Cargo handled includes crude oil, fuel oil, gas oil, jet fuel, gasoline and components. Special services include blending, butanising, injection of additives, tank-to-tank transfers and ship-to-ship operations. OFFSHORE LOGISTICS BASE Medserv plc, a company quoted on the Malta Stock Exchange, operates a 50,000m2 site including offices and covered warehousing extending to 5,500m2, providing a logistic base for oil companies operating in the Southern Mediterranean. The company also enjoys the exclusive right of use of a deep water quay extending to 200 metres with an additional quay working space of 5,000m2 as well as a further ancillary quay. FISHING PORT Marsaxlokk is the major base port for 70% of the Maltese fishing fleet. In fact it is the

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largest fishing port and the main fishing harbour of Malta. It is the best place to see the colorful, traditional Maltese fishing boats, the Luzzu, with the mythical eye painted on their prows.

berths and the extension of the breakwater at the port of Cirkewwa, the extension of one quay in Mgarr Harbour and the building of a passenger terminal in each port. Mgarr Harbour in Gozo also serves as a mooring station for fishing and locallyowned boats, and a yachting centre. Occasionally the latter harbour is also used for the berthing of small cruise liners and cargo vessels.

OTHER PORTS A major project is underway to upgrade the berthing and passenger handling facilities in the port of Cirkewwa. This development will mirror the works that were carried out in the port of Mgarr Harbour (Gozo) where a modern passenger terminal has been built. These two ports cater mainly for the inter-island ferry service. This sea-link is crucial for the sustainable development of the island of Gozo.

The ports of Marsamxett and St Paul’s Bay are also designated as ports in terms of the Ports and Shipping Act. However these are mainly used for the mooring of pleasure craft and fishing boats.

In view of this general economic interest the Authority has invested considerably in these two ports in order to reduce the nonoperational days to a minimum. The whole project involved the construction of two PRIMARY BERTHING FACILITIES AT THE PORT OF MARSAXLOKK Length (m)

Depth Min (m)

Depth Max (m)

Terminal No 1 North Quay

Name of Berth

1000

14.9

15.5

Container

Terminal No 1 West Quay

168

9.0

9.0

General Cargo

Terminal No 2 North Quay

480

17.0

17.0

Container

Terminal No 2 South Quay

660

14.9

15.0

Container

Terminal No 2 West Quay

118

12.9

15.5

Container

Terminal No 2 RoRo Berth

220

12.3

15.5

RoRo

Oiltanking

750

6.0

17.4

Crude-Jet, Gas and Fuel Oils

Mx Dolphins

180 buoys

12.0

12.0

Fuels

31st March Installations

120 buoys

9.0

10.0

Fuels

LPG Installation Berth

110 buoys

7.0

8.0

Liquid Petroleum Gas

Delimara Power Station San Lucian Terminal

Main use for Berth

200

8.1

9.1

Fuels

180 buoys

11.5

12.5

Bunkering Fuels, Gas Oil

PRIMARY BERTHING FACILITIES AT THE PORT OF MGARR RoRo Berth 1

86

6.0

6.0

Ro-Ro

RoRo Berth 2

128

5.9

6.2

Ro-Ro

Berth 3

72

4.9

5.5

General Cargo

PRIMARY BERTHING FACILITIES AT THE PORT OF CIRKEWWA South Quay

87

5

5

RoRo

Berth 1

93

6

6

RoRo

Berth 2

85

6

6

RoRo

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CARGO THROUGHPUT IN THE PORT OF VALLETTA FROM 2005 TO 2012 2005

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2011

2012

UNITISED CARGO (Full) CONTAINER TRAFFIC CONTAINERS x 40’

3,423

2,296

2,089

1,906

2,258

1,467

1,188

946

CONTAINERS x 20’

7,730

5,084

4,582

3,899

3,252

2,734

2,395

2,391

TRAILERS x 40’

11,120

11,571

13,733

18,427

15,910

19,041

20,696

23,810

TEU’s

36,816

32,818

36,226

44,565

39,588

43,750

46,163

51,903

930

11

1,018

1,312

3,484

768

984

1,813

9

3

106

551

2,192

3,652

1,545

988

Transhipment of Containers Transhipment of Trailers

M. VEHICLE TRANSHIPMENT Discharged:

Cars

2

1,570

11,566

125

621

6,291

1,619

18,838

Vans

0

0

0

22

1

17

0

1,615

Trucks Sub-Total Cars Loaded:

0

0

0

502

392

516

2

966

2

1,570

11,566

649

1,014

6,824

1,621

21,419

152

1,519

11,568

146

636

6,013

1,907

21,046

Vans

0

0

0

1

1

29

0

732

Trucks

0

0

0

510

430

651

0

1,321

Sub-Total

152

1,519

11,568

657

1,067

6,693

1,907

23,099

Total

154

3,089

23,134

1,306

2,081

13,517

3,528

44,518

CONVENTIONAL CARGO Discharged

104,583

127,883

111,453

104,277

108,811

97,876

100,380

79,972

Loaded

28,765

28,187

21,449

7,594

28,004

3,356

11,612

10,598

133,348

156,070

132,902

111,871

136,815

101,232

111,992

90,570

DRY BULK CARGO Silo Soya

25,601

19,754

22,616

24,816

18,497

19,035

17,537

17,799

Barley

46,890

26,213

29,283

21,529

25,924

24,760

26,748

16,445

Corn/Maize

67,901

60,548

43,118

54,888

60,452

52,709

45,384

51,265

Wheat

42,763

33,483

44,667

38,386

28,483

28,154

30,040

25,856

Total

183,155

139,998

139,684

139,619

133,356

124,658

119,709

111,365

Transhipment of Cereals through KGT

73,099

18,330

91,723

136,781

19,396

41,836

68,813

134,494

OTHER BULK CARGO (DISCHARGED) Salt

3,300

1,800

0

2,000

0

1,500

0

0

Sunflower Pallets

1,138

3,352

1,860

1,795

1,000

3,020

1,000

2,001

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CARGO THROUGHPUT IN THE PORT OF VALLETTA FROM 2005 TO 2012 (CONTINUED) Alfa Pallets

8,164

4,590

7,933

6,550

4,050

3,850

3,800

4,020

Cement

311,278

311,476

361,892

400,247

328,519

293,237

279,878

263,600

Grit

26,363

11,871

27,863

17,831

46,624

31,936

16,245

18,694

Marble Chippings

4,223

2,822

2,512

1,050

2,011

1,948

2,497

0

Sugar Phosphate Basaltic Stones

0

0

0

0

0

0

2,006

0

3,944

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11,545

3,950

6,750

10,530

6,300

32,750

Asphalt

11,750

8,054

6,848

0

0

0

0

0

Total

370,160

343,965

420,453

433,423

388,954

346,021

311,726

321,065

Glass

0

0

0

8,639

0

0

0

0

Total Bulk Cargo

370,160

343,965

420,453

442,062

388,954

346,021

311,726

321,065

Petroleum Products

4,195,451

5,016,343

6,511,658

5,681,190

8,284,347

8,529,426

7,614,832

6,568,123

Gas Oil

1,434,936

1,744,104

3,377,710

3,484,207

2,870,855

2,229,433

1,530,950

1,177,980

37,698

24,116

0

0

0

0

10,700

11,000

5,668,085

6,784,563

9,889,368

9,165,397

11,155,202

10,758,859

9,156,482

9,048,821

OTHER BULK CARGO (LOADED)

WET BULK CARGO (Valletta & M’Xlokk)

Crude Edible Oil Total

WET BULK CARGO (Valletta) Petroleum Products

866,357

856,615

837,173

583,474

564,520

681,371

444,642

352,735

Gas Oil

342,563

150,261

160,320

93,022

226,851

122,088

41,754

26,000

600

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1,209,520

1,006,876

997,493

676,496

791,371

803,459

486,396

378,735

Crude Edible Oil Total

WET BULK CARGO (M’Xlokk) Petroleum Products

3,329,094

4,159,728

5,674,485

5,097,716

7,719,827

7,848,055

7,170,190

6,215,388

Gas Oil

1,092,373

1,593,843

3,217,390

3,391,185

2,644,004

2,107,345

1,489,196

1,151,980

37,098

24,116

0

0

0

0

10,700

11,000

4,458,565

5,777,687

8,891,875

8,488,901

10,363,831

9,955,400

8,670,086

7,378,368

679,281

774,446

868,379

938,156

1,158,931

1,510,326

1,308,497

1,187,716

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Maritime Malta the legal perspective |

Over the past 25 years Malta’s maritime stature and presence in the international arena has grown substantially. Today our maritime diversity is evidenced by the fact that Malta is home to the second largest shipping register in Europe; it has one of the deepest natural harbours in the world; it is home to numerous marinas which now welcome some of the world’s most glamorous superyachts; it has a tradition of ship repair with numerous yards and docks; it is a fascinating visiting port of call offering two separate destinations - Valletta and Gozo - for the hundreds of cruise liners either visiting Malta or using Malta as a home port; its position, equidistant from the straits of Gibraltar and Suez, makes it an ideal bunkering location; it boasts of a Freeport which is a highly successful transhipment centre and it is also home to the International Maritime Law Institute, a post-graduate academic institution under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation. This has not happened by chance or by accident. It is a direct result of careful

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planning, a good workforce prepared to deliver value for money and a “can do” attitude. In addition and most importantly, the one single thing which will give investors and their financiers the degree of comfort required is a stable, reliable and solid legal regime and laws which is what we have in Malta. Malta is indeed very fortunate to benefit from both the legacies of Civil Law as well as the legacies of English law. The reason for that is quite simple. Before Malta became a colony in 1801 Malta had a fully developed law based initially on the Roman law of Justinian and later, on the Code Napoleon together with a highly developed judicial system. When the British came to Malta they therefore found an established highly developed legal system. However the years covering British rule in Malta, from 1801 to 1964, were extremely important in terms of shipping legislation being promulgated in England during this period. As a result of the fact that we were a colony, a number of shipping laws passed in England during this period became law in Malta.

Malta gained its independence in 1964 and a number of important commercial laws passed by the Maltese Parliament since then have been based on the British model. These include several laws in the financial services sector, company law and shipping. All of this, coupled with the fact that English is the second official language in Malta which means that all our legislation is available in English, gives investors and their financiers a huge degree of comfort. This also lends itself to less bureaucracy than that which one encounters in other jurisdictions where everything from the simple power of attorney to the most complex corporate documents needs to be typically translated from English to the working language in the respective country, notarised and apostilled. There is none of that here because copies of the original documentation in English are completely acceptable. There is no doubt however that one requires a hugely diverse body of maritime laws to sustain Malta’s maritime activities. Neither can there be any doubt about

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the fact that a solid legal base wherein potential investors and their financiers feel that their investment is on firm footing is fundamental. Without it, no country can aspire to have good quality, high end investment. Maltese law has a substantial body of maritime law and laws which affect the maritime industry. In addition to the laws passed by Parliament, Malta is a signatory to an increasing number of international conventions related to the Maritime sector and since becoming a member of the EU we now have the entire body of European law directly applicable in Malta. As far as international conventions are concerned, there are a number of wellknown conventions and others which are less known which form part of the body of Maltese law. Amongst the more wellknown international maritime conventions are the Safety of Life at Sea Convention also known as “SOLAS”, the Prevention of Pollution from Ships Convention, commonly referred to as “MARPOL” and the United

Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea or “UNCLOS”, as it is commonly referred to. Malta can in fact lay claim to being instrumental in creating the necessary sentiment for a discussion on the need for such a convention when on November 1st, 1967, Dr Arvid Pardo, Malta’s permanent representative to the United Nations made a heartfelt appeal before the General Assembly highlighting the need to protect our oceans and to take all measures against pollution. It was Pardo who came out with Malta’s historic position that the seabed and ocean floor should constitute part of the "common heritage of mankind", a phrase that found its place in article 136 of UNCLOS. In terms of local legislation there are several laws which regulate every aspect of the maritime sector. A perfect example of Maltese maritime law is of course the Merchant Shipping Act and the several pieces of subsidiary legislation promulgated under the act. The Merchant Shipping Act was first promulgated in 1973. This piece of legislation is considered the “Bible”

regulating numerous essential pillars of the maritime sector in Malta which include registration of vessels, registration of mortgages, masters and seamen, safety of life at sea, pollution, special shipping inquiries, wreck and salvage, liability of ship owners and several other matters. This law is also the enabling law of so many other laws in the form of legal notices or indeed subsidiary legislation which are promulgated under the auspices of the Merchant Shipping Act. This includes the entire body of law regulating collisions at sea, training and certification, load line rules, limitation of liability on maritime claims, safe manning and watch keeping, shipping organisations, certification of commercial yachts and so many other areas. The reliability and stability offered by the law feature prominently in the ultimate decision made by the entrepreneur on whether or not to set up in a particular jurisdiction. This cannot be underestimated. If one were to take one particular example of how a law can positively influence the decision of a potential investor to choose Malta;

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the perfect example would be the manner in which our Merchant Shipping Act has evolved over the years, fine-tuned and constantly updated to the extent that the Malta flag today is the European, white listed flag of choice for hundreds of ship owners.

With a mortgage, because the mortgage is in itself an executive title, the mortgagee may proceed directly with enforcement.

The reasons behind the success of the flag are several; most of them being of an operational nature, ranging from English being an official language, the tonnage tax regime, the fact that the regulator is in a position to give a service on a 24/7 basis if necessary, and a host of others. However there are reasons which are purely legal in nature and one of them is that our law offers a great degree of protection to the financier.

* The mortgagee can take possession of the vessel and whilst she remains in the ownership of her owner, may trade the vessel as though it belonged to the mortgagee.

Ships are more often than not financed by third parties. Financiers need to feel, today more than ever before, that the finance which they are making available for the purchase or construction of the vessel is well protected by the law of the flag. The choice of flag therefore has always been and remains, all the more so in the current world recession, a very important part of the equation. Unless the mortgagee is going to feel that the law of the flag protects his interest the financier will simply not agree to the flag chosen by the owner. Maltese law on its part is most protective of the mortgagee against a defaulting owner and this is yet another fundamental reason why the Malta flag has been so successful. The mortgagee under Maltese law is in a truly privileged position because the mortgage itself constitutes an executive title. This means that the mortgage itself is equivalent to a judgement. Thus in the case of a defaulting owner, the mortgagee does not have to commence an action on the merits against the mortgagor for defaulting on his payments. Any other normal creditor would have to commence an action, make a case in court, obtain a judgment and then enforce the judgment.

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Again the law here is very accommodating towards the mortgagee. A mortgagee under our law has a number of options:

* The mortgagee can also go ahead and sell the ship privately however the disadvantage with this is that the vessel will be sold with all her privileged debts and thus will not be an attractive proposition to a potential purchaser * Alternatively the mortgagee can proceed with the Judicial Sale of the vessel. This is a sale which is ordered by the Courts, a date is set for the auction of the vessel and the auction is held with the vessel sold to the highest bidder. The vessel in a judicial sale by auction is sold free and unencumbered (thus shedding all its previous debts) however there is no reserve price and it can go for very little. Unfortunately it is not uncommon for vessels to fetch a fraction of their price at a judicial sale by auction. If this occurs then a vessel may be sold well below what she might actually be worth. * However a mortgagee under Maltese law has a fourth alternative; he can proceed with a court-approved private sale. The court-approved sale allows a mortgagee to find a private buyer and negotiate a price, thus eliminating the uncertainty of the sale price. The mortgagee then files an appropriate application in court requesting the court to approve the sale whilst presenting 2 independent valuations of the ship to show that the

Financiers need to feel that the finance which they are making available is well protected by the law of the flag.

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sale price is equal to or in excess of the valuation. The court then approves the sale and the vessel is sold free and unencumbered. This method ensures that the vessel will be sold for an agreed price, rather than leaving it to chance in a judicial sale and it is particularly handy in the context of a depressed, secondhand tonnage market. In this manner, all the parties involved including the ship owner himself get the benefits of the private sale and of the judicial sale without the disadvantages. One of the most important reasons behind Malta’s successes in the international maritime industry is that Malta is continuously thinking out of the box, improving the product and developing new solutions and equally importantly, updating its laws to ensure their compatibility with the needs, requirements and sentiments of the international maritime community. Another perfect example of this is the manner in which Maltese law has continued to develop to provide robust structures to assist superyacht owners as distinct from cargo vessels or passenger liners, in choosing Malta as their preferred jurisdiction. The law needs to reflect upon what is going on; it needs to be sensitive to both the requirements of the user and the regulator and therefore needs to be updated continuously and religiously. In this area too we are rather fortunate in Malta because we can boast of a regulator and legislator who are continuously working with the service providers with a view to ensuring that the laws constantly reflect the exigencies of the industry. As service providers, it is a huge relief to know that the regulator and the authorities are four square behind us with the necessary support and encouragement always ready to take on board our recommendations for the continuous updating of our maritime laws.

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Dr Ann Fenech is Managing Partner at Fenech and Fenech Advocates and President of the Malta Maritime Law Association. She may be contacted on tel: (+356) 2124 1232 or at ann.fenech@fenlex.com

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As this map of shipping routes illustrates, shipping in the world's oceans is so dense that a heavily dependable means of communication is necessary for all sea-goers.

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Setting Sail, Staying Safe & keeping in touch with those ashore‌ Mandy Calleja We are living in an age in which communication has become second nature to us, and wherein the vast range of communications tools at our disposal have become so widely available that we take the ability to communicate at the touch of a button very much for granted. With the proliferation of smart technologies, our day-to-day living has become in sync with the electronic devices available to us, and we are thus able to communicate any time and anywhere from any corner of the globe. Because communications technology has become such an integral and seamless part of our life, we very rarely think of the intricate network of physical infrastructures, radio frequencies, legal, regulatory and commercial activities required to make such communication possible. Can you imagine the planning and coordination that is required for our communications networks to minimise interference and most importantly ensure a reliable and effective service both at national and international level. Most of us immediately associate communication with land communication, the traditional mobile and fixed telephony and internet services‌ because this is what we are most accustomed to. But what about the air and sea communication, which simultaneously takes place amidst the millions of land communications exchanges occurring on a daily basis? Whatever the case may be, all communication is heavily dependent upon reliable transmissions. Spectrum, an essential component in modern communication, is allocated for different uses. It is also a scarce resource that needs to be allocated and assigned efficiently. This is undertaken through coordinated efforts between countries and organisations such as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the European Conference of Postal and

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Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT). The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) is the national contact point with such agencies. Many are familiar with the fact that the MCA is the national entity responsible for the regulation of communications sectors, including spectrum management and eCommerce. The public is generally aware that the MCA oversees the mobile and fixed telephony, TV distribution services and broadband markets. What many may not realise is that the MCA is also responsible for maritime licensing as part of its spectrum management function. In this regard, it manages and assigns maritime identities in collaboration with Transport Malta, approves all maritime radio equipment that is to be installed / used on Malta-flagged vessels, carries out inspections on board vessels to ensure compliance of radio equipment with national and international regulations and also issues coast radio station licences. Any type of individual radio licence for vessels is currently being issued by Transport Malta. Interestingly, as from the end of December 2012, Malta ranked first in Europe and seventh worldwide in regards to the number of registered vessels (in terms of gross tonnage), having approximately 1,700 registered merchant ships and 19,000 registered small vessels, which include pleasure yachts, fishing and open boats. There are a number of other local entities that are involved, in some form or another, in maritime licensing. These include Transport Malta, the Fisheries Department, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA), equipment dealers, as well as the Government, which sets policies and approves the applicable legislation. With so many entities coming into play, what must a first-time vessel

owner do to ensure that all relevant regulations are being adhered to? At the outset, it is important that a vessel is registered. Of course, if as a new owner you have purchased a second-hand vessel, the likelihood is that the vessel has already been registered by its previous owners. If you have purchased a brand new vessel, then this needs to be registered under the Maltese flag. This process is handled either by Transport Malta or by the Fisheries Department, depending on the type of registration needed. It is highly recommended that any vessel owner should ensure adequate radio communications on board. Such equipment is essential, particularly in cases of emergency or to receive regular updates on weather forecasts and other important maritime information. In fact, in 2008 a general authorisation regime was introduced to encourage all boat owners to install and use a VHF radio or an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) on board their vessels to improve the safety of life at sea and simultaneously assist the search and rescue authorities in cases of distress and emergency. Local legislation also requires that any Maltese-registered vessel equipped with radiocommunications apparatus must be assigned with the applicable maritime identities, mainly regarding call signs and Maritime Mobile Service Identities (MMSI). Call signs are a unique designation for the maritime VHF equipment. MMSIs are also unique and are composed of 9 digits, assigned to vessels having Digital Selective Calling (DSC) enabled maritime VHF equipment and/or EPIRBs. Batches of identities are assigned by MCA to Transport Malta for direct assignment to merchant ships and other craft such as pleasure yachts and commercial vessels. The MCA

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We need to be responsible in our actions, ensuring that any communications equipment we install is compliant with regulations and that maritime best practices are followed and respected.

currently assigns identities to sports vessels (i.e. ‘S’ registered) and fishing vessels which are less than 6 metres in overall length.

identity certificate and the equipment to your dealer so that your equipment can be programmed with the assigned identity accordingly.

Call signs and MMSIs are assigned to the vessel and not to the personal owner of the vessel or equipment in question. Both types of identities are not transferable between vessels and as such remain valid throughout the lifetime of the vessel, as long as the vessel remains registered under the Malta Flag. So now that you have purchased your maritime radio equipment, what happens next?

If you opt to purchase your maritime equipment from an online trader or directly from abroad, it is vital that you contact the MCA beforehand for technical advice to minimise the risk of importing equipment which is not compliant with national legislation or the regulatory conditions of the general authorisation. You will then need to take the equipment to the MCA laboratory so that basic tests can be carried out to ensure compliance. Should the equipment you are purchasing be second-hand and DSC enabled and thus programmed with an MMSI belonging to a different vessel, then it is paramount that this is de-programmed accordingly. You will then be able to programme your radio with the MMSI assigned to your vessel.

The dealer from whom you have purchased your equipment is obliged to complete a notification form, which is required for an identity to be assigned to your vessel. You will be asked to provide a copy of your ID card, as well as a copy of your vessel registration certificate, which will then be attached to the notification form. The dealer will then forward the completed notification form to the relevant Authority – to the MCA in cases of ‘S’ registered and fishing vessels under six metres and to Transport Malta in cases of ‘Valletta’ registered vessels. A one-time administration fee of €55 is applicable in order to be assigned an identity. Upon receipt of payment, the relevant Authority will then provide you with a certificate indicating which call sign and/or MMSI has been assigned to your vessel. If you have been assigned an MMSI, you will then need to take your

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If you have purchased a vessel which was previously registered under a foreign flag and already includes equipment that was purchased and installed abroad, you should contact the MCA to make an appointment for your equipment to either be tested in the MCA laboratory or by a technician via an onboard inspection of the equipment. If you are also in possession of an EPIRB, you will need to contact the Merchant Shipping Directorate within Transport Malta in order to register your equipment and if

necessary, apply for an MMSI. If your vessel has already been assigned with an MMSI for a VHF DSC radio, the same identity should be programmed in the EPIRB – remember that any vessel may only be assigned one call sign and one MMSI. Once the EPIRB is programmed, a copy of the programming report should be forwarded to Transport Malta. You are now ready to set sail, be it for pleasure or commercial activity. What remains essential is that every precaution is taken so as to ensure your safety and that of your crew and passengers and other vessels. We have all witnessed at some point or other how critical communications tools are in moments of distress or emergency. It is for this reason that we need to be responsible in our actions, ensuring that any communications equipment we install is compliant with regulations and that maritime best practices are followed and respected. Comprehensive FAQs related to Maritime VHF radiocommunications equipment and EPIRBs are available on the MCA website at http://www.mca.org.mt/sites/default/files/ pageattachments/FAQs%20GA%20-%20 revised%20Oct%2012.pdf or by calling on +356 21 336 840. Mandy Calleja is Communications Coordinator at Malta Communications Authority.

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About us Manoel Island Yacht Yard Ltd. (MIYY) is one of the oldest established yacht repair yards in the Mediterranean.The steady flow of demanding clientele has made this yard evolve and meet our clients’ specialized demands. Throughout the years MIYY has enjoyed respect for its commitment, reliability, and workmanship. All projects are undertaken with dedication and professionalism, which is now synonymous with MIYY. Its central Mediterranean location and ease of access by sea and air make Malta an ideal location for marine repair activity and a convenient choice to cruise with some of the greatest historical and architectural heritage available anywhere in the Mediterranean.

Manoel Island, Gzira, GZR 3013, Malta Tel: (+356) 2133 4453/4 Fax: (+356) 2134 3900 Email: info@yachtyard-malta.com

Our Services Our extensive range of skills and expertise can respond to requests as diverse as: • Engineering and electronic repairs and installations • Gel coat and fibreglass repairs • Undercover spray painting by a specialised painting team qualified and experienced in the market leading coating systems • Teak decking and traditional joinery • Repairs and re-caulking of decks and hull seams • De-stepping/stepping and tuning of masts • Life raft repairs service and certification • Hull and stainles steel polishing • Propeller repairs and bow thruster installations • Sales and service of Marine Fire Fighting systems • Refrigeration and A/C repairs and installations

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services & Products The aim of this section is to provide a search facility whereby the user can search for different players providing services to the Marine Industry. Once a service provider is chosen, the full contact details can be found from the 'Company Information and Profiles' Section.

Accounting, Auditing, Tax & Vat Consultancy 3A Accountants Aequitas Legal Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY Fenech & Fenech Advocates G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Mecca Marine One 2 One RLR Yachting Spiteri Bailey & Co

Accommodation Providers Belair Real Estate Mecca Marine Oswald Arrigo Ltd.

Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd.

Airport, Airfield Operations, Air Traffic Services Oswald Arrigo Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Aviation Services Oswald Arrigo Ltd.

Associations Association of Groupage Operators

Banking Services

Administration & Secretarial Services 3A Accountants Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Mecca Marine One 2 One Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Spiteri Bailey & Co.

Air Freight Services Allfreight Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd. Gollcher Group

Bank of Valletta plc HSBC

Batteries, Engines & Generators D’Agata Marine Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. Mecca Marine RLR Yachting Strand Marine

Boat Agents Club Services Malta Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine

Boat Building & Repairs D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine

Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Boat Canopies & Covers Nautica Ltd. Mecca Marine

Boat Fittings D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting

Boat Haulage Club Services Malta Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica RLR Yachting White Brothers Ltd.

Boat Trailers Acheck Ltd.

Boats, Rentals Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Strand Marine

Breathing Air Compressors & Maintenance Firetech Ltd.

Bulk Fuel Supplier D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Bunkering Services Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Falzon Group of Companies

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services & Products Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. My Bankers Nautica Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. RLR Yachting Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Car Hire Mecca Marine

Cargo Carriers A & J Co Ltd Association of Groupage Operators Express Group Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Cargo Handling Contractors Allfrieght Malta Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd.

Cargo Handling Equipment Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Cargo Superintendents Bianchi Group of Companies Gollcher Group Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

Cargo Surveyors Bianchi Group of Companies Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Carriage of Fuel by Land & Sea Falzon Group of Companies

Chartering Agents Allfreight Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

Strand Marine Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Classification Societies GM International Services Ltd.

Cleaning Services D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Clothing Suppliers D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Mecca Marine RLR Yachting

Company Formation & Liquidation Aequitas Legal Combined Maritime Services Ltd. Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY Fenech & Fenech Advocates G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. One 2 One Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Spiteri Bailey & Co. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

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Visit www.attrans.com


services & Products Compass Adjusters D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine

Conference Facilities Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd. Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Consolidation & Distribution Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Container Repairs & Refurbishment Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Container Storage Allfreight Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Container Terminal Facilities Allfreight Ltd. Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd.

Container & Transport Operators Allfreight Ltd. Association of Groupage Operators Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd.

Conveyance Operator A & J Co Ltd Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd.

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Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Corporate Management 3A Accountants Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY Fenech & Fenech Advocates G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. Spiteri Bailey & Co.

Courier Services Allfreight Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Crane Services Allfreight Ltd. Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Mecca Marine Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Melita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Crew certification MC Consult

Cruise Liner Agents Bianchi Group of Companies Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrance Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Customs Brokers / Agents Allfreight Ltd. Association of Groupage Operators Attrans Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. G M International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency

Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Salvo Grima Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Destination Management Services Oswald Arrigo Ltd.

Direct Ship-to-Ship Transfer Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Discharging / Loading Assistance to Vessels; Bianchi Group of Companies Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Distripark Facilities Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd.

Diving Supplies & Services Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine

Docking & Slipping Facilities & Services Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Dredging Works Cassar Ship Repair Ltd.

Duty-Free Services Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Nautica Ltd. Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd.

Duty-Free Zone Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

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services & Products Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Education & Training – Maritime Subjects Blue Border Holdings Club Services Malta Combined Maritime Services Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Engineering Work & Services Ablecare Oilfield Services Group D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Strand Marine

Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Export Packers Allfreight Ltd. Express Group Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Fendering Systems Ablecare Oilfield Services Group Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. D’Agata Marine Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

FibrEglass Supplies & Services D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Fiduciary Services Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd.

Financial Services – Advice & Assistance 3A Accountants

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Aequitas Legal Bank of Valletta plc Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY Fenech & Fenech Advocates G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. HSBC One 2 One Spiteri Bailey & Co.

Fire Prevention Systems & Services Alberta D’Agata Marine Firetech Ltd. Mecca Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Fishing Equipment Mecca Marine

Flagmakers, Maritime D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd.

Flatbed Trailer Hire & Shipping Allfreight Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. White Brothers Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Food Supplies Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Lifting Equipment Express Group

Freight Brokers Bianchi Group of Companies Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Freight Forwarders Allfreight Ltd. Association of Groupage Operators Attrans Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd.

Gas-Free Certification Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Groupage Bond Operators Association of Groupage Operators Attrans Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Haulage Allfreight Ltd. Express Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Health & Safety Consultancy & Equipment D’Agata Marine Firetech Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Hoisting Services & Equipment Express Group White Brothers Ltd.

Husbandry Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd.

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services & Products Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Nautica Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Immigration & Residency Advisory Services 3A Accountants Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine

Insurance Broking Mecca Marine Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Insurance Services Allfreight Ltd. Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Elmo Insurance Express Group Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. HSBC Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Mecca Marine Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd. Nautica Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Economicard Worldwide Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Laboratory Services & Chemical Laboratory Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Legal Services 3A Accountants Aequitas Legal Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. Fenech & Fenech Advocates MC Consult Mecca Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd.

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RLR Yachting

Life Rafts Sales & Services D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine

Liner, Tramp & Tanker Agency Palm Shipping Agency Ltd.

Lloyd’s Agents Gollcher Group

Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities Allfreight Ltd. Association of Groupage Operators Attrans Ltd. Bianchi Group of Companies Express Group Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oiltanking Malta Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Maintenance Products Coleiro Yacht Finishes Ltd. Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Strand Marine

Manpower Services Ablecare Oilfield Services Group

Marine Corrosion Analysis Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services A to Z Yacht Needs Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Fabian Enterprises Ltd. Firetech Ltd. Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd.

Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Marine Fuel & Lubricants D’Agata Marine Falzon Group of Companies Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Strand Marine W J Parnis England

Marine Litigation Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Marine Refrigeration & Air Conditioning D’Agata Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd. Strand Marine W J Parnis England

Marine Safety Equipment D’Agata Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Marine Repair Services (Elec) ABB spa D’Agata Marine Fabian Enterprises Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine Ltd.

Marine Repair Services (Mech.) ABB spa D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine

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services & Products Marine Sundry Suppliers D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Mecca Marine

Mortgage Registration Aequitas Legal Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. G M International Services Ltd. MC Consult

Mooring & Buoyage Systems & Installation Ablecare Oilfield Services Group D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine

Nominee & Consultancy Services 3A Accountants G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. MC Consult Mecca Marine Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Spiteri Bailey & Co.

Office rental Belair Real Estate Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd. MC Consult

Offshore Banking Services D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd.

Offshore Ship Supply Services A & J Co Ltd Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. D’Agata Marine Falzon Group of Companies GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Oil Industry Services Ablecare Oilfield Services Group Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd.

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D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Oil Terminal Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oiltanking Malta Ltd.

Osmosis Treatments D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Overseas Removals Allfreight Ltd. Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Painting / Blasting Services Ablecare Oilfield Services Group

Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products A to Z Yacht Needs Coleiro Yacht Finishes Ltd. D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting S & R (Handaq) Ltd. Strand Marine

Passenger / Car Ferry Services GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd.

Petroleum Inspectors Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

Pipeline Investigation White Brothers Ltd.

Pick & Pack Services Express Group Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima

Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. RLR Yachting

Property Sales &Rental Belair Real Estate

Provision of Registered Address MC Consult Oswald Arrigo Ltd.

PVC Rubber & Metal Tubing Gauci Borda & Co Ltd.

Registration of Ships & Yachts 3A Accountants Aequitas Legal Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Combined Maritime Services Ltd. Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. Esprit Yachting Ltd. EY Fenech & Fenech Advocates Flagport Ltd. G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. G M International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. One 2 One Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. RLR Yachting Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Strand Marine Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Economicard Worldwide Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. Transport Malta W J Parnis England

Removal & Disposal of Waste Oils / Bilge Water/ Ballast Falzon Group of Companies Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Propellers

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services & Products Risk Management Consultants 3A Accountants Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd.

Rubber Dinghies, Ribs & Outboards D’Agata Marine Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting

Sea & Ocean Freight Services Allfreight Ltd. Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd.

Sail Wash D’Agata Marine

Sailing Schools Club Services Malta Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd.

Salvage Operation Services A & J Co Ltd Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

Security Systems & Services Alberta Blue Border Holdings Firetech Ltd. Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Security & Risk Consultancy Services (Marine) Blue Border Holdings

Ship Agency D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Ship Brokers Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd.

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Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Ship Chandlers Bianchi Group of Companies D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd. Mecca Marine Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd. Salvo Grima Strand Marine Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Ship Finance - Advice & Assistance 3A Accountants Aequitas Legal Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. EY Fenech &Fenech Advocates Spiteri Bailey & Co.

Ship Charterers Allfreight Ltd. Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Ship Management Aequitas Legal D’Agata Marine Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Oceanus Marine Ltd. One 2 One W J Parnis England

Ship Repairs Ablecare Oilfield Services Group Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Seatrans Shipping Ltd.

Ship Sale & Purchase Fenech & Fenech Advocates Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Ship Supplies D’Agata Marine GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd. Salvo Grima Strand Marine Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd.

Ship To Ship Transfer (Petroleum) Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Falzon Group of Companies Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Oiltanking Malta Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd.

Ship to Shore Handling Agents GM International Services Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. White Brothers Ltd. Wilhelmsen Ship Services Malta Ltd. W J Parnis England

Ship & Crew Management Ablecare Oilfield Services Group Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MC Consult One 2 One W J Parnis England

Shipping Agents Allfreight Ltd. Association of Groupage Operators Bianchi Group of Companies Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Express Group

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services & Products Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. Troy Shipping Agency Ltd. W J Parnis England Wilhelmsen Ships Service Malta Ltd.

Shipping Lines Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Gollcher Group John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Seatrans Shipping Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Stainless Steel Works D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Steel Fabrication Ablecare Oilfield Services Group D’Agata Marine Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Storage of Petroleum Products Falzon Group of Companies Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Oiltanking Malta Ltd.

Surveys

One 2 One

Surveying & Loss Adjusting Services 3A Accountants Bianchi Group of Companies GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Technical Consultancy Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Terminal Operators Valletta Cruise Port

Tow Bars Acheck Ltd

Towage Services & Equipment Mecca Marine White Brothers Ltd.

TradeMarks & Patent Registration 3A Accountants Fenech & Fenech Advocates Mecca Marine

Trailer Operators Allfreight Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England

Transaction Advisory Services E&Y

Transshipment Services Allfreight Ltd. Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd. Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. MBL Shipping Agency Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Salvo Grima Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Thomas Smith & Co Ltd. W J Parnis England White Brothers Ltd.

Travel Services Bianchi Group of Companies Club Services Malta GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Economicard Worldwide Ltd. Thomas Smith Group

Trusts 3A Accountants Aequitas Legal Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd. Fenech & Fenech Advocates G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd. One 2 One

Turbocharging Services ABB spa Oceanus Marine Ltd.

Underwater Construction Work, Services & Certification Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Underwater Services, Equipment & Repairs D’Agata Marine Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Underwater Surveys & Inspections D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

Underwater Video, Photography & CCTV D’Agata Marine Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd.

UPHOLSTERY AND CANVAS WORK Chevron Services Ltd

Waste Management Services & Equipment A & J Co Ltd Falzon Group of Companies Seatrans Shipping Ltd.

Oceanus Marine Ltd.

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services & Products Water Pumps D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Strand Marine

Water Suppliers Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Water Tanks Mecca Marine

Watersports Equipment D’Agata Marine Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Strand Marine Welding Services Ablecare Oilfield Services Group D’Agata Marine

Wetsuits Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd.

Yacht Agents Bianchi Group of Companies

Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Esprit Yachting Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Gollcher Group Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd. Mecca Marine Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd. Nautica Ltd. Palm Shipping Agency Ltd. RLR Yachting Strand Marine Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Yacht Brokers Club Services Malta Esprit Yachting Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting

Yacht Care Services Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Esprit Yachting Ltd. G M International Services Ltd.

Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd.

Yacht Chandlers Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd. RLR Yachting Salvo Grima Strand Marine Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Yacht Hire & Charter Services Club Services Malta Esprit Yachting Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Oswald Arrigo Ltd. Strand Marine

Yacht Joinery D’Agata Marine

Yacht Painters Coleiro Yacht Finishes Ltd. D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd.

Yacht Repairs Cassar Ship Repair Ltd. D’Agata Marine Esprit Yachting Ltd. GM International Services Ltd. Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. Strand Marine

Yacht Riggers D’Agata Marine Gauci Borda & Co Ltd. RLR Yachting

Yacht Sails Agents, Manufacturers & Repairs Action Sails Club Services Malta D’Agata Marine Mecca Marine Nautica Ltd. RLR Yachting 66

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Marine Brand Names This section aims at adding unique ease of use to the user by way of directly searchng for brand names in the directory. Once found, the user will be directed towards the local representative of such brand, contact details of which can be found in the 'Company Information and Profiles' Section.

Brand

Description

Supplier

3M

Marine Cleaners, Tapes, Reflective tape, velcro, adhesives, restorers, silicone, wax & polish

D’Agata Marine

Abb Spa

Turbocharging

ABB Spa

Abm Victoria

Fire Fighting Equipment: Extinguishers, EBDs, Fire blankets & other fire fighting equipment

D’Agata Marine

Admiralty

Navigation charts, Pilot Books, navigation publications

D’Agata Marine

Ag Giudi

Marine Water and Pluming Accessories, pipe fittings.

D’Agata Marine

Airhead

Watersports towable tubes, slides and hot dogs

Strand Marine

Alcantara

Artificial Leather

Chevron Services Ltd

Alda Industrial Polymers

General purpose silicones & glues

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Allen Brothers

Dinghy and boat hardware and blocks

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Ancor

Marine Cables and Fittings

Strand Marine

Anilco Marine

Boat Cleaning Products

A to Z Yacht Needs

Antal

Deckware Equipment for sailboats

RLR yachting

Antinebbia

Nitro

D’Agata Marine

Ap Lifting Gear & Equipment

Wire ropes, shackles & lifting hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Apollo

Fire Detection

Alberta

Apyrum

Fire Retardant

A to Z Yacht Needs

Aquapac

Waterproof covers for mobiles, cameras etc.

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Atlantis Yachts

Sport Open & Hardtop Yachts from 31-55ft

Esprit Yachting Ltd.

Attwood

Boat Accessories, including bulge pumps

Strand Marine

Aulgrip

Marine Paints

A to Z Yacht Needs

Azimut Yachts

Flybridge & Sport Hardtop Yachts from 38-126ft

Esprit Yachting Ltd.

Baggerman

Hose pipes (all types) & hose clamps

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Baltic

Lifejackets; inflatable, rigid, buoyancy aids, work vests, CO2 cylinders

D’Agata Marine

Bartoline

Paints & Tinting of any colour and shade, white spirit & turpentine

D’Agata Marine

Barton Marine

Deck hardware and blocks etc.

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Bavaria Sports Yachts

Sports Motor Yachts & Cabin Cruisers

Mecca

Bayliner Bow Riders & Cruisers

Runabouts & Cruisers

Mecca

Bcb

Professional Life Saving Equipment; First Aid Kits, TPAs, Emergency food, mirrors, whistles, waterproof matches, torches, etc

D’Agata Marine

Benetti Yachts

Luxury Custom Yachts from 26-85m

Esprit Yachting Ltd.

Besto Redding

Life-jackets and buoyancy aids

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Black & Decker

Power tools

D’Agata Marine

Blue Ray Marine

Boating Security Systems

Firetech Ltd.

Blue Wave

Rigging and deck hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Boatlife (Life Industries)

Marine silicones & boat cleaners and polishes

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Boero Paints

Marine Paints

Nautica

Bombard

Inflatable Boatds and Tenders

Nautica

Botalo

Deck shoes

Gauci Borda Ltd.

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Marine Brand Names Brand

Description

Supplier

Brink

CE Homologated Towbars

Acheck Ltd

Bruntons

Propellers

RLR yachting

Bruynzeel

Marine plywood and teak

Coleiro Yacht Finishes

Bwa Neoprene Hypalon Dinghies

Leisure & Commercial Dinghies, Diving & Military Dinghies

Mecca

C-System

Epoxy glues for marine applications

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Callegari

Large Tenders and Centre Console Dinghies

Strand Marine

Campinggaz

Camping & yachting Gas cylinders & regulators

D’Agata Marine

Can Am

Roadster

RLR yachting

Canados Motor Yachts

Luxury Motor Yachts

Nautica

Canepa Campi

Pyrotechnics, flares, immersion suits, lifejackets, safety equipment & accessories

D’Agata Marine

Capelli

Ribs & Tenders

Gasan Zammit

Captain Currey

Pocket knives

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Captain Tolley

Fine cracks sealer

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Cathelco

Cathodic protection and pipework anti-fouling

Coleiro Yacht Finishes

Ciret

Paint brushes, rollers and related products

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Clamcleats

Rope cleats

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Comet

Distress / Mayday Pyrotechnics; Flares, Parachute Rockets, Line-throwers, Smoke, Man Overboards, flare containers

D’Agata Marine

Compass Boats

Composite Fiberglass Motor Boats

Mecca

Crewsaver

Lifejackets & apparel

D’Agata Marine

Crewsaver

Marine Safety Equipment and Sailing Clothing and Accessories

RLR yachting

Dan Hill Plast

Fenders and buoys

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Daniamant

Life jacket lights, Lifebuoy Lights, Intrinsically safe lifebuoy lights, Thermal protective Aids (TPA)

D’Agata Marine

Davey & Co. London

Caulking cotton and classic boat fittings

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Delphi

Marine and Automative Batteries, Filters, Oils etc.

Strand Marine

Delta

Anchors

D’Agata Marine

Dolphin Wear

Clothing and uniforms

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Don Quichotte

Brass and stainless nails, expanding plugs etc

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Drago Cabin Cruiser

Cabin Cruisers

Mecca

Dynac

Marine / Car Batteries, starting, service, dual, any size or amperage

D’Agata Marine

Ellebi

Trailers

Acheck Ltd

Elsan

Toilet chemical sanitation

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Euromedici

Marine cleaners, restores, Vacuum lifters for glass, air-horns, dry-bags, aqua-packs for mobiles.

D’Agata Marine

Eval Marine

Life Rafts, Life Jackets, Safety Equipment, Heavy Weather Clothing/Suits

Mecca

Everest

Stainless boat fittings and hinges

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Evinrude

Boat Motors and Outboards

RLR yachting

Exide

Marine / Car Batteries, starting, service, dual, any size or amperage

D’Agata Marine

Felco

Wire rope cutters

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Fendercovers Worldwide

Fender covers

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Fendress

Manufacture of fender covers

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Description

Supplier

Fenzy

Breathing Apparatus Equipment

Alberta

Ferrell Marine Grease

Marine Grease

Salvo Grima

Fibrafort Bow Riders

Stylish Boats & Cabin Cruisers

Mecca

Fike

FM 200 Fire Supression Systems

Firetech Ltd.

Firetrace

Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems

Firetech Ltd.

Flag Marine Paints Uk

Marine Paints

S & R (Handaq) Ltd.

Flir

Infrared Cameras, Night Vision & Thermal Imaging Systems

RLR yachting

Foresti E Suardi

Marine Lighting, light fixtures Clocks, Instruments & Accessories

D’Agata Marine

Freewinds

Boat & Boat Accessories Suppliers

Club Services Malta

Fse Robline Ropes

Marine Ropes

D’Agata Marine

Fujinon

Binoculars

D’Agata Marine

GDW

Plug in Specific Towbars & Electrical Harnesses

Acheck Ltd

Gebu

Brass and stainless steel screws and hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Gf

Water spray guns and accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Gill

Marine clothing

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Glastron

Speed Boats

Strand Marine

Hahn Gasfedern

Professional custom Gas Springs

D’Agata Marine

Hammar

Hydrostatic Release Units

D’Agata Marine

Hanson

Marine Engines

D’Agata Marine

Harken

Blocks, Winches, Pulleys, ball bearings, tracks, polish grease & Lube

D’Agata Marine

Hayn Rigging Products

Stainless Steel Rigging & Swaging fittings, for marine & Architecture

D’Agata Marine

Hella Marine

Navigation, External and Internal light Fittings

Strand Marine

Hiatt Hardware

General hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Hipkiss

Brass chain and fittings

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Hobie

Sailboats, Paddleboards, Clothing and Accessories

RLR yachting

Hochiki

Fire Detection

Firetech Ltd.

Holland Yacht Equipment

Blocks and sheaves

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Honda

Engines, Generators, Watercrafts, Marine motors

Gasan Zammit

Humminbird Gps

GPS

Mecca

Hyde Sails Uk

Sails

Club Services Malta

Icpsolar

Solar Panels for Marine & General

Strand Marine

Ikaros Pyrotechnics

Maritime Safety Equipment

Salvo Grima

Imray

Navigation charts, Pilot Books, navigation publications

D’Agata Marine

Indel Webasto Marine

Air Conditioning Systems

Strand Marine

Isotherm

Marine Refrigirators

Strand Marine

J Boats

Sailboats

RLR yachting

Jabsco

Pumps

D’Agata Marine

Jalite

Photoluminescent Signage

Alberta

Jaxa

Marine Varnishes

S & R (Handaq) Ltd.

Jcs Hi-Torque

Hose clips

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Jotun

Marine and Protective Coatings

Coleiro Yacht Finishes

Joubert

Elastic cable and stretch cords

Gauci Borda Ltd.

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Description

Supplier

Karver

Marine Accessories

RLR yachting

King Snaps

Stainless marine hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Klingspor

Abrasives

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Kroon

Ship hardware suppliers

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Lalizas

Lifejackets, lifebuoys, Nautical equipment, accessories, lights etc

D’Agata Marine

Lalizas Life Jackets

Marine Accessories

Mecca

Larson

Speed Boats

Strand Marine

Laser

Sailing dinghies

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Lederer

Fasteners and screws

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Lewmar

Blocks, winches, windlasses, bow-thrusters & accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Liros

Hi-tec yachting ropes

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Loctite

Industrial glues and adhesives etc.

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Lucas Oil Products Inc

Engine & Fuel oil products

D’Agata Marine

Lukas-Erzett

Cutting and grinding discs

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Maggi Catene

Calibrated chains - galvanised steel and stainless steel

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Marinco

Marine Shore Power Cables, Sockets & Marine Electrical Accessories

Strand Marine

Marine Business

High Quality Yacht Crockery

D’Agata Marine

Marine Tech

Stainless Steel Fittings; Spring hooks, shackles, Pelican hooks, buckles, Eyes, Hooks, Snap-shackles etc

D’Agata Marine

Marine Town

Marine fittings and boat accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Marino

Caentre Console Boats

Mecca

Maritime Progress

IMD / ISO Safety Signs, posters & Stickers

D’Agata Marine

Marlow

Luxury Yachts

RLR yachting

Mastervolt

Marine Battery Chargers, Isolators, Power inverters, Gel Batteries, Generetors, Electrical Power Modules

Strand Marine

Max Power

Bow Thrusters and Accessories

Strand Marine

Maxwell

Boat winches from New Zealand both vertical/ horizontal powered electrically and hydraulicly

Strand Marine

Maxxon

Inflatable Crafts

Mecca

Mercruiser

Marine Inboard Engines

Mecca

Mercury

Marine Outboard Engines

Mecca

Msa Italiana Spa

Breathing Apparatus & Escape Sets

Firetech Ltd.

Musto

Clothing

RLR yachting

N V Outdoor Protection

Equipment

Club Services Malta

Nauticalia

Marine Decor, accessories and Clothing

D’Agata Marine

Nilco Marine

Boat Cleaning Products

A to Z Yacht Needs

Nubian

Marine Paints

D’Agata Marine

Ocean Led

Marine Lighting

RLR yachting

Olcese Ricci

Marine fitting and accesoories - brass and stainless steel

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Optima Batteries

Heavy Duty Spiral Cell AGM Batteries for Marine

Strand Marine

Optiparts Marine Equipment

Parts and accessories for Optimist and Laser dinghies

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Osculati

Marine chandlery and all types of boat accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

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Description

Supplier

Ossian

Brass fasteners

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Owatrol

Large Range of Care and Maintenance Products, Marine Paints and Wood Oils

D’Agata Marine

Painswessex

Marine Distress Signals, Pyrotechnics, flares, immersion suits, lifejackets, safety equipment & accessories

D’Agata Marine

Peek

Metal and general purpose polish

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Pettit Marine Paints

Marine Antifouling Paints and Varnishes

Strand Marine

Plastimo

Compasses, Accessories, ladders, oars, boat hooks, lifejackets, dan-bouys, Liferafts,

D’Agata Marine

Plastimo

Marine chandlery and all types of boat accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Polycell

Fillers and Sealers etc.

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Polymarine

Glues, paints and accessories for rubber dinghies

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Priority Start

Battery Protection Systems

Strand Marine

Profurl

Sail Reefing Systems

Nautica

Promax Dinghies

Dinghies

Mecca

Psp Marine Tapes

Adhesive Tapes for Marine Applications & General Use

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Quayside

Deck shoes

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Quicksilver Fiberglass Boats

Centre Console Boats, Sport Boats, Caddy Cabin Boats & Cabin Cruisers, Fishing Timonier

Mecca

Quicksilver Oils

Oil and Lubricants for 2 strokes, 4 strokes, Inboards, Gear Oils and Performance Oils

Mecca

Railblazar

Marine Accessories

RLR yachting

Rancraft By Ranieri Boats

Delux Open Boats & Cabin Cruisers to Luxary Yachts

Mecca

Raymarine

Marine Electronics and Accessories

RLR yachting

Rfd

Life Rafts

D’Agata Marine

Right Connections

Plug in Specific Towbars & Electrical Harnesses

Acheck Ltd

Rocna Anchors

Anchors

A to Z Yacht Needs

Rylard

Marine Varnish and Paints

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Scanstrut

Marine Electronic Solutions

RLR yachting

Sea Doo

Watrcraft, Jet Boats, Marine Parts, Wetsuits etc.

RLR yachting

Sea Fire

Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems for Engine RoomsAlberta

Alberta

Sea Power

Boat cleaners and polishes

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Seajet

Varnishes & paints

D’Agata Marine

Sealine Motor Cruiser

Power Boatds

Nautica

Seven Oceans

Emergency water & Food rations

D’Agata Marine

Shurhold

World Class Yacht Cleaning Products

Strand Marine

Slam

Sailing Sportsware

RLR yachting

Spinlock

Marine Hardware

RLR yachting

Spinnaker

Marine varnish and paints

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Stalok

Stainless Steel Rigging & Swaging fittings, for marine & Architecture

D’Agata Marine

Sunsail Int

Worldwide Sailing Holidays and Brokerage

Club Services Malta

Suzuki Outboards

4 Stroke Outboard Engines 2.5Hp to 300Hp

Mecca

Swobbit

Wash brushes, blades, handles and accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

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Description

Supplier

System Three

Epoxy Resin

D’Agata Marine

Systemthree U.S.A

Laminating & Coating, Rot Repair, Fiberglass, Paint & Varnish, Fillers, Foams etc.

S & R (Handaq) Ltd.

Tatje

Twist drills

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Teamac

Antifouling

D’Agata Marine

The Mooring Sailing Vacations

Sailing Vacations and Brokerage

Club Services Malta

Thetford

Aqua Kem Blue

D’Agata Marine

Tiptop

Professional PVC Glue

D’Agata Marine

Tohatsu Outboards

2 Stroke, 4 Stroke &TLDI Salt Water Outboards and Tohatsu Service Centre

Mecca

Toplicht

Equipment for ships & Boats, Supplier for Boat Builders

D’Agata Marine

Total

Portable Fire Extinguishers

Alberta

Tr.Em

Marine chandlery and all types of boat accessories

Gauci Borda Ltd.

True Heading

Telematic and AIS

RLR yachting

Uflex

Instruments

D’Agata Marine

Uflex

Steering and Control Systems For Boats

RLR yachting

Umbra Rimorchi

Trailers

Acheck Ltd

Urbeni

CE Homologated Towbars & Bike Racks

Acheck Ltd

Valiant Rib Dinghies

Tenders & Infklatables, Ribs & Inflatable Crafts for Leisure & Commercial Use

Mecca

Varta

Marine / Car Batteries, starting, service, dual, any size or amperage

D’Agata Marine

Varta

Batteries

Strand Marine

Vetus

Bow-thrusters and wide ranger of quality boat equipment

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Viking

Life Raft Servicing and Certification

D’Agata Marine

Volvo Penta

Engines

RLR yachting

West System

Epoxy Resin

D’Agata Marine

Westfalia

CE Homologated Towbars

Acheck Ltd

Wichard

Shackles, blocks and top quality marine hardware

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Williams Performance Tenders

Bespoke Jet Tenders from 2.85 to 5.05m

Esprit Yachting Ltd.

Wireteknik

Rigging and swaging fittings

Gauci Borda Ltd.

Yamaha

Outboards, Oil & Accessories

Gasan Zammit

Zelleweger

LPG Gas Detectors

Alberta

Zodiac Marine

Life Raft Servicing and Certification

RLR yachting

Zspars

Masts and spars

Club Services Malta

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Cargo & Cruise lines This section aims at adding unique ease of use to the user by way of directly searching for Cargo Lines in the directory. Once found, the user will be directed towards the local representative of such Lines, contact details of which can be found in the 'Company Information & Profiles' Section.

Cargo Lines APL (American President Lines)

W J Parnis England

Sermar Line

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Blue Container Line

Medsea Shipping Agency

Sloman Neptun

Sullivan Maritime Ltd.

Brointermed

W J Parnis England

TMCL

China Shipping Cont Line

Medsea Shipping Agency

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Cia Libra de Navegacao

John Ripard & Son Ltd.

United Feeder Services

CMA - CGM Group

Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd.

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA (CSAV)

John Ripard & Son Ltd.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Gollcher Group

WCA

CSAV Norasia

John Ripard & Son Ltd.

Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd.

Delta Container Lines

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

WWPC

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Emotrans

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Yang Ming Lines

Medsea Shipping Agency

Evergreen Line

MBL Shipping Agency

Cruise Lines

Evergreen Logistics

MBL Shipping Agency

All Leisure Group

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Grandi Navi Veloci

Gollcher Group

Grimaldi Group

Sullivan Maritime Ltd.

Carnaval UK

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Gulf Transfer Services

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

Christal Cruises

Gollcher Group

Columbia Ship Management

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Cunard

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Grandi Navi Veloci

Gollcher Group

Grimaldi Holding Spa

Gollcher Group

Grimaldi Lines

Sullivan Maritime

Holland America Line

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Leponant

Carmelo Caruana Co. Ltd

MSC Crociere

John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd.

NYK Cruises

Gollcher Group

Princess Cruises

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Salen Ship Management

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Sea Cloud Cruises

Gollcher Group

Hamburg Sud

Gollcher Group

Hoegh Autoliners

Sullivan Maritime Ltd.

Interorient

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

J F Hillebrand

Medsea Shipping Agency

Maersk Line

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Malta Motoerways of The Sea Sullivan Maritime Ltd. Maruba Line

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd.

MCL Feeders Limassol

Medsea Shipping Agency

Medex Container Services

John Ripard & Son Ltd.

Mediterranean Shipping Co SA

John Ripard & Son Ltd.

Mets Container Line Beirut

Medsea Shipping Agency

Navigation Maritime BulgareBulcon

W J Parnis England

NYK Line

Gollcher Group

Safmarine (Maersk Group)

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

Saimo Avandero

Medsea Shipping Agency

Savino del Bene

Medsea Shipping Agency

Seago Line (Maersk Group)

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd.

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COMPANY INFORMATION The Company Information section is the core of this directory. It contains the individual listings of all the participants and the company contact details are given in full detail. These listings also feature a summarised list of the various services that participants to this directory provide. Some participants have opted to boost their listing by providing a corporate profile, to better describe the listed enterprise.

3A Accountants Level 2, Palazzo Ca’Brugnera Valley Road, Birkirkara, BKR 9024 Tel: 27 572 757 Fax: 27 572 758 E-mail: info@3amalta.com Website: www.3amalta.com VAT Reg: MT 1840-7434 Co. Reg: C 41217 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Neville Cutajar (Managing Director) Services: Accounting, Auditing, Tax & Secretarial Services; Administration Services; Corporate Management; Financial Services; Immigration & Residency Advisory Services; Legal Services; Nominee & Consultancy Services; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Risk Management Consultants; Ship Finance - Advice & Assistance; Surveying & Loss Adjusting Services; Tax & Vat Consultancy; Trade Marks & Patent Registration; Trusts Profile: 3a Accountants is a dynamic firm of accountants, auditors and tax consultants providing a wide range of compliance and consultancy services to international clients. Leading 3a is a team of professionals and experts, well-equipped with many years of experience and ready to serve its client base in the most timely and efficient manner. This team of professionals strives to create value and to provide specific and tailor-made solutions to clients. 3a Accountants also places particular emphasis on providing excellent personal relationships with every client. In addition to the traditional compliance services of back office, audit and accountancy, the firm specialises in a blend of advisory services including company formation, international tax planning, VAT consultancy, finance leasing VAT structures, ship and yacht registration, yacht management companies, fiduciary services, residence and work permits. 3a Accountants provides a top-notch service based on experience entailing efficiency, clarity of pricing, timeliness, confidentiality and the ability to cater for individual needs to ensure an optimum service. To find out more, visit the 3a Accountants website on www.3amalta. com or contact them on (+356) 2757 2757 A & J Co Ltd 48/2, Triq Patri Felician Bilocca Marsa HMR 1521 Tel: 21 234 861 Mobile: 99 497 600, 99 497 609 Fax: 21 247 811 E-mail: miggianioffshore@miggianioffshore.com anthonym@miggianioffshore.com Website: www.miggianioffshore.com

VAT Reg: MT 1085-5022 Co. Reg: C 5111 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Joseph Miggiani (Director) Services: Cargo Carriers; Conveyance Operators; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Salvage Operation Services Profile: A & J Co. Ltd. have been offering offshore ship supply services for the past twenty-five years and are the pioneers of this type of offshore service in Malta. The company has grown considerably over the years, today it operates six vessels and employs nineteen personnel. The fleet is fully certified by local authorities to operate within and outside Maltese territorial waters. All employees are highly trained and experienced in the marine industry and most have been working for the company for a number of years. Due to the different characteristics of their boats, A & J Co. Ltd are able to offer a vast range of services. The small fast crew boats namely ‘Undaunted, Provider, Wilfred and Swift’ are ideal for fast and efficient personnel transfers and delivery of light stores and spare parts to vessels calling off port limits. The larger utility boats ‘Maria C and Miggi’ are better adapted for carriage of large provision orders, bulky spares, fresh water supply and so on.

ABB Spa KW26 Kording Industrial Estate Paola PLA 3000 Tel: 21 808 673 Fax: 21 808 677 E-mail: renato.palma@it.abb.com turbo@it.abb.com VAT Reg: MT 1832-7426 Co. Reg: OC 345 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Renato Palma (Head of Service Station) Services: Marine Services (Elec); Turbocharging Services (Mech) Profile: ABB Turbocharging (www.abb.com/turbocharging) is at the helm of the global industry in the manufacture and maintenance of turbochargers for 500 kW to 80+ MW diesel and gas engines. Leading-edge technology and innovation enables customers to perform better and produce fewer emissions, even in the toughest terrains. Approximately 200,000 ABB turbochargers are in operation across the globe on ships, power stations, gen-sets, diesel locomotives and large, off-highway vehicles. With over 100 Service Stations in 50 countries worldwide, ABB are everywhere customers need them to be, doing whatever they need. ABB ensures that your investment performs optimally for its entire lifetime through unrivalled expertise and a wide service portfolio that Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION guarantees original parts and optimal service anytime, anywhere. In 1998, ABB Turbochargers opened the first MedRegion Service Station in Genova (headquarters), then it spread its local presence also in Venice, Naples and Malta to better cover all the Mediterranean area for marine industry and power generation customers. Service Station activities include: after sales service, maintenance, overhauling and spare part provision for turbochargers, automation and propulsion systems, as well as all ABB products.

Ablecare Oilfield Services Group UB 22, Industrial Estate San Gwann SGN 3000 Tel: 21 491 060 Fax: 21 447 142 E-mail: info@ablecareosg.com Website: www.ablecareosg.com VAT Reg: MT 1608-9121

Co. Reg: C 45547 Bankers: Banif Bank Malta Contact: Ing. Joseph Maggi (Director‚ Administration) Services: Crew Hiring Services; Engineering Work & Services; Fendering Systems; Logistical Services; Manpower Services; Supplies & Services; Mooring & Buoyage Systems & Installation; Oil Industry Services; Painting/Blasting Services; Ship Repairs; Steel Fabrication; Welding Services Profile: Ablecare Oilfield Services Group is a leading supplier of specialist products and services to the Marine, Oil and Gas Industry with a special focus on Drilling Contractors and their specific requirements. Ableman International Limited and Mainticare Limited, both registered in 2001 and operating in this sector ever since, are the founding companies of the group. The knowledge, experience and reputation gained over the past operating years by both Ableman International Limited and Mainticare Limited, have contributed to place the group at the forefront of the service providers for the Oil and Gas Industry. Together with an office in Malta, the Group has also established itself internationally by founding ACARE Oil & Gas Services Ltd. in Israel, Ablecare Oilfield Services (Egypt) Ltd. in Egypt and two Mainticare Ltd. branches in Tunisia and Spain. The Group's continuous commitment towards offering a qualitative solution to all clients' requests has led to the Group's accreditation of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. Continued on next page


COMPANY INFORMATION Ablecare Oilfield Services Group is a member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and has also been accepted as an approved vendor for various international clients, successfully satisfying the entry requirements of other supplier management services organisations, such as FPAL and IMPA. Ableman International Limited Ableman International Limited specialises in manpower planning, project recruitment as well as the training, provision and contracting of pre-screened and qualified personnel for the offshore / onshore oilfield industry. Caterdrill, a division of Ableman International, provides catering solutions to the Marine, Oil and Gas Industry. Mainticare Limited Mainticare Ltd. offers specialist services in procurement, logistics, project management and maintenance to the Marine, Oil and Gas Industry. Mainticare Ltd. is also represented by branch offices in Tunisia and Spain. MaintiSea Support Division specialises in chartering of supply vessels, marine agency services, anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels, workboats, towing and bunkering services.

Acheck Ltd VRT, San Pawl Tal-Qlejja, Triq tas-Sriedaq Mosta MST 4911 Tel: 21 432 656 Mobile: 99 441 297 Fax: 21 432 656 E-mail: info@acheckgarage.com Website: www.acheckgarage.com VAT Reg: MT 1870-3502 Co. Reg: C 42369 Contact: Mr. Adrian Montanaro Services: Boat Trailers; Tow Bars Action Sails Cannon Road Qormi QRM 9030 Mobile: 99470829, 99213983 E-mail: antoncachia@onvol.net VAT Reg: MT17810827 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Anton Cachia John Cachia Services: Sailmakers

Aequitas Legal ‘Valletta Buildings’ Level 2, South Street Valletta VLT 1103 Tel: 21 234 085 Fax: 21 223 306 E-mail: info@aequitas.com.mt Website: www.aequitas.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1529-3336 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mrs Lisa Cini (Client Relationship Manager) Services: Company Formation & Liquidation; Financial Services; Legal Services; Mortgage Registration; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Finance - Advice & Assistance; Ship Management; Tax & Vat Consultancy; Trusts Profile: Aequitas Legal is a full service firm established as a top-tier service provider of corporate and related services in Malta. The firm has the necessary expertise and experience to advise on all aspects of shipping law and registration in Malta. Its services include ship registration, formation of ship owning and ship management companies, transfer of vessels (sales and purchases), advice in all aspects of vessel financing transactions including the registration and deletion of mortgage/s, the preparation of all ancillary documentation and legal opinions. Aequitas also advises on all taxation issues.

Alberta San Gwakkin Road Mriehel BKR 3000 Tel: 21 443 538 Fax: 21 484 077 E-mail: marine@alberta.com.mt Website: www.alberta.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1026-9912 Co. Reg: C 6606 Services: CO2, FM 200, NOVEC 1230, Water mist and foam systems, BASEEBD and smoke detection systems. Profile: The Alberta Group is a global provider of total solutions. Backed by over quarter of a century of experience in trading, the Group has grown very successful businesses in various sectors and countries, by providing high-quality, cost-effective fire, safety, security, environment and marine solutions. Backed by 25 years of experience, a wealth of ideas and a team of the best people with the right skills, Alberta takes pride in providing quality-driven total solutions. They do not just supply and install equipment. They engineer solutions and produce customised systems to resolve specific problems and to decrease exposure to unnecessary risk. Knowing that Alberta is taking care of their concerns, clients put their mind at rest. Alberta's reputation is based on their belief in excellence of Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION performance, on ability to deliver what they promise and on the importance of integrity and honesty by putting clients’ needs first and recommending only solutions that are genuinely necessary and beneficial to them. Every client is unique. Each with different premises, concerns, needs, likes, budgets etc. Alberta carefully combines personal attention and commitment with expertise. They build a relationship and understand the requirements of each one. They work with clients, balancing technical, environmental and economic constraints to propose genuine solutions, and guarantee success in every project. They are a growthdriven organisation, with focus on innovation. Their extensive portfolio has no limits: they are flexible, in that they can configure products and services to suit each client’s specific requirements. Solutions range from those targeting the Home to those more specifically for Business or for the Public Sector. Their development strategy and emphasis on progression has enabled them to evolve into other areas of business which are equally important to their clients, and they also provide eco-friendly and energy efficiency solutions. Alberta Group is a trendsetter in high-tech engineering and design. Technological advancements are constantly revolutionising, resulting in new services and products on the market. Alberta choose to keep abreast with progress, investing heavily in the research and development of new, sophisticated technology and in its proficiency of design and implementation, to provide a better service and a more cost-efficient solution to clients.

Allfreight Ltd Allfreight House, A M Valperga Street Fgura FGR 1139 Tel: 21 667 651-3 Fax: 21 894 847 Mobile: 7942 0568 E-mail: info@allfreightmalta.com Website: www.allfreightmalta.com VAT Reg: MT 1029-4621 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Norvin Spiteri (Director) Services: Air Freight & Sea Freight Services, Customs Clearance agent; Weekly Groupage Service, Trailer service, Import and Export, Overseas removals; Packing; Freight Forwarding and Logistics; Storage facility; Transshipments; International Haulage; Insurance Services Cargo Handling Contractors; Chartering Agents; Container Storage; Container Terminal Facilities; Container & Transport Operators; Courier Services; Crane Services; Trailer Operators; Ship Charterers; Shipping Agents

Atlas Insurance PCC Limited 47-50 Ta’ Xbiex Sea Front Ta’ Xbiex XBX 1021 Tel: 23 43 53 63 Fax: 21 34 46 66 E-mail: insure@atlas.com.mt Website: www.atlas.com.mt Services: Boat and Cargo Insurance Attrans Ltd “Attrans Depot”, Mdina Road Zebbug ZBG 9018 Tel: 22 585 500 Fax: 21 465 675 E-mail: info@attrans.com Website: www.attrans.com VAT Reg: MT 1008-1809 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Philip Attard (Director) Services: Customs Brokers/Agents; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities Profile: Attrans’ primary business is international transport covering exports and imports to/from major European destinations, North Africa and East European countries. Attrans specialises in groupage as well as full load movements of any normal road cargo, including hazardous and refrigerated freight. Additionally, transhipment of groupage to and from all non-EU countries including the USA, Middle East and Asia is offered on a weekly basis through Attrans Ltd’s European consolidation hubs. Over the past few years Attrans has established an ongoing service to and from Tunisia. Both full loads, dry cargo and refrigerated and groupage services are being offered on a weekly basis. Other services offered by Attrans Ltd include the movement of project cargo, heavy machinery and oil exploration equipment. Attrans has expanded this service in the latter years due to the development of the Libyan market. Thus movements from Central Europe to Libya have been on the increase due to the financial and strategic investment Attrans has made in this particular market. Storage and warehousing facilities in all Attrans locations are also offered to its clientele. In order to guarantee its service level to clients all over Europe, Attrans has established a reliable Europe-wide agent’s network over the past few years. However, in early 2009 the desire to establish its own office as representative in the Benelux countries resulted in the founding of Attrans BV in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands on May 1st 2009. The office also acts as a liaison office for Malta-related shipments to and from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Its warehouse is able to handle all kinds of cargo including hazardous materials and project cargo. Besides the road-transport service to/from Malta, Attrans BV also acts as forwarding agent to and from countries in Southern and Eastern Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Europe including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Belarus. They can also offer services to certain Central Asian destinations. In July 2009, Attrans opened its own operational office in Genova port, enabling Attrans’ own personnel to manage port operations directly, thus improving turnaround time in the terminals and direct communications with suppliers and drivers alike. In 2012 Attrans opened another office in Holland, Attrans North Africa, to provide transport services to and from North African countries such as Tunisia, Morocco, Algiers and Libya.

Belair Property 48, Msida Road, Gzira GZR 1400 Tel: 20118000 E-mail: info@belair.com.mt Website: www.belair-malta.com Contact: Ian Casolani Services: Property to Let; Property for Sale; Property Management Profile: Established in 1967, Belair has become a well-known and respected specialist in the Maltese real estate market, continuously striving to deliver and to offer clients a personalised service.

These are complemented by experienced directors who have active roles in the day-to-day operation, continuously working to create opportunities for the team by “thinking outside the box” with a holistic approach to business development. For more information about Belair, browse the website www.belair-malta. com or visit one of their offices located in Gzira and St Julians. Bianchi Group of Companies Palazzo Marina, 143, St. Christopher Street Valletta VLT 1465 Tel: 22 015 000 Fax: 21 232 991 E-mail: info@bianchi.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1026-7126 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Mark Bianchi Services: Air Freight Services; Cargo Handling Contractors; Cargo Superintendents; Cargo Surveyors; Chartering Agents; Container Storage; Container & Transport Operators; Cruise Liner Agents; Customs Brokers/Agents; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Freight Brokers; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Insurance Services; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Brokers; Ship Chandlers; Shipping Agents; Surveying & Loss Adjusting Services; Travel Services; Yacht Agents

Over the years, Belair has built a team of professional and highly trained consultants working from two offices in perfect sync, committed to providing a quality service delivering uncompromising professionalism assisting clients and earning their trust. A vast portfolio covers all sectors of the property market ranging from Apartments, Maisonettes, Houses of Character, Terraced houses, Villas, Lifestyle developments and all kinds of commercial property both for sale and for let. While buying, selling or letting a property could prove stressful, Belair strives to guide and educate all parties to make the process as simple as possible with more efficiency. The team works hard to continuously keep clients updated on the latest listings and interesting opportunities whilst giving a basic guide to current legislation that can affect clients in different ways. In line with Belair's current, overseas marketing campaign, it has launched its latest innovative marketing material: A hyperlapse and time-lapse video of Malta. The aim is to market the beauty and character of cosmopolitan Malta, all in a very high quality, 2-minute video. The response has been fantastic, both locally and overseas with the video getting great views and feedback. Check it out on www.belair.com.mt/movingmalta or by clicking the video from the Belair home page.

Rust Removing • Interior / Exterior Paint Application and Varnishing • Hull & Bilge Cleaning • Osmosis Treatment • Signwriting • Antifouling • Polishing • Fairing

Belair’s staff are exceptionally well-chosen and highly trained, with nearly all of them boasting numerous years in the business.

Showroom - Msida Valley, Birkirkara, Malta Tel: (+356) 21 483 131, 21 491 880 Fax: (+356) 21 499 534, 21484 443 Mob: (+356) 9949 2707 Email: pamco@keyworld.net Contact Person: Mr Kenneth Coleiro

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COMPANY INFORMATION Blue Border Holdings No 6, View Valley Triq R. Caruana Dingli San Gwann SGN 1036 Tel: (+356) 2733 5507 Fax: (+356) 2733 5507 E-mail: brownrigg.donald@maritimelandsecurity.com Website: www.maritimelandsecurity.com VAT Reg: MT 2057 9210 Co. Reg: C54388 Bankers: Bank of Valletta Contact: Mr. Donald Brownrigg (C.E.O) Member: ICoC Services: Security Solutions for the maritime industry; commercial ships, luxury yachts and passenger liners. Close protection teams for high risk areas & static site security for port terminals and off-shore platforms. Risk Analysis for unstable regions. Training Courses. Profile: Blue Border Holdings Ltd. operates at the highest end of the ethical spectrum for private security companies. Security activities are carried out with professionalism, high ethical standards, lawfulness, accountability and transparency. Blue Border Holdings Ltd. recognises that an increased demand for security and protection of property and persons must be combined with strict respect for democratic laws, the rule of law and the legal protection of citizens in the field of operation. The company believes that within this framework the sector can contribute to the development of a safer society in the countries in which it operates. All team members come from various branches of the Special Forces. The intelligence diagnostics branch performs background checks about all personnel applying for a position within the company. This serves to ensure that clients receive a service which is second to none. All team members possess a clean police conduct, not less than 3 years active service in any special operations branch with an honourable discharge, a valid Seaman’s book, immunisation records and STCW 95 certifications. Regular training ensures that team members are up to standard in their designated missions. The operation and logistics office is backed up by 24/7 service. The firm can ensure the deployment of its team to high risk areas within 36 hours. (conditions apply).

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Bank of Valletta plc BOV Centre, Cannon Road Santa Venera SVR 9030 Tel: 21 312 020 Fax: 22 753 730 E-mail: customercare@bov.com Website: www.bov.com VAT Reg: MT 1270-1906 Co. Reg: C 2833 Contact: Mr. Joe Zammit (Head - Strategy & Business Development) Services: Banking Services; Financial Services

Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd Nineteen Twenty Three, Valletta Road Marsa MRS 3000 Tel: 25 681 555 Fax: 25 681 666 E-mail: info@carmelocaruana.com Website: www.carmelocaruana.com VAT Reg: MT 1045-5629 Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Co. Reg: C 9616 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Karl Naudi (Managing Director) Services: Air Freight Services; Bunkering Services; Cargo Handling Contractors; Cargo Handling Equipment; Consolidation & Distribution; Container Terminal Facilities; Container & Transport Operators; Crane Services; Customs Brokers/Agents; Duty Free Services; Fendering Systems; Freezone Warehousing & Operations; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Husbandry; Logistic Support; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Industry Services; Overseas Removals; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Brokers; Ship Charterers; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Ship & Crew Management; Shipping Agents; Transhipment Services; Yacht Husbandry

Cassar Ship Repair Ltd Slip No. 6, Cross Road Marsa MRS 1549 Tel: 21 244 500, 21 225 764, 21 247 351 Fax: 21 239 761 E-mail: info@cassarshiprepair.com Website: www.cassarshiprepair.com Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Ms. Andrea Cassar Services: Chartering Services; Docking & Slipping Facilities & Services; Dredging Works; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Salvage Operation Services; Ship Repairs; Underwater Services, Equipment & Repairs Profile: Cassar Group was established in 1962 with the mother company “Cassar Enterprises�. The main business function was to undertake maintenance and repairs to vessels, marine works and marine structures while operating a well-equipped and efficient shipyard. Through the years the Directors worked to enlarge the family business into a shipyard with a fully-fledged 5000 tonne floating dock for ship repair, known as Cassar Ship Repair (C.S.R), which today provides a service to the shipping companies within both the local and international shipping industry through cost-effective, on-time repairs with quality finish. CSR offers maintenance contracts and repair/conversion works for commercial vessels, afloat/emergency repairs, tug and conveyance services. Besides the traditional repairs, Cassar Ship Repair has increased its reputation for repairs, maintenance, and refurbishing of Yachts, Super Yachts and Mega Yachts. This success has also been registered for medium-size passenger vessels. Besides the repair activities at its own yard, CSR also works in close contact with a number of subcontractors and suppliers, always choosing the best partners for the job at hand. Other branches of Cassar Ship Repair include: Tank Cleaning; NDT services; Oil spill recovery unit; Dredging; Salvage; Offshore transportation and Ancillary services for the film industry.

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Chevron Upholstery and Canvas Works 131/132, Ta' Xbiex Seafront Tel: (+356) 2133 2956 Mobile: (+356) 7923 5831, (+356) 7923 5832 E-mail: info@chevronupholstery.com Services: Custom Marine Upholstery and Canvas Works, Stain Removal Club Services Malta 1, De Hosa Street Santa Lucia SLC 1862 Tel: 21 675 133 Mobile: 99 869 621 E-mail: info@clubservicesmalta.com VAT Reg: MT 18286034 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Alfred Caruana (Managing Director) Services: Boat Agents; Boat Haulage; Education & Traning Maritime Subjects; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Sailing Schools; Travel Services; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Charter Services; Hyde Sails agent and Zspars masts agent.

Coleiro Yacht Finishes Ltd Msida Valley Birkirkara BKR 9023 Tel: 21 483 131, 21 491 880 Mobile: 99 492 707 Fax: 21 499 534 E-mail: info@coleiro.com Website: www.coleiro.com VAT Reg: MT 1192-9530 Co. Reg: C 7539 Bankers: APS Bank plc Contact: Mr. Kenneth Coleiro (Director) Services: Maintenance Products; Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products; Yacht Painters Profile: Forming part of the COLEIRO GROUP OF COMPANIES LTD and building on its 35 years experience in the paint business, COLEIRO YACHT FINISHES LTD. has successfully provided many yacht owners with peace of mind with regards to work quality and deadlines at competitive prices. Supervision is carried out by paint engineers and works involved are programmed to ensure the shortest paint application period possible and guarantee quality work to ensure total satisfaction. Jobs are effected by highly trained professional people with many years of experience in paint application. The company is in constant contact with all major paint manufacturers and this provides it with first hand expertise on the proper application of the latest products in order to obtain the optimum quality. It has also joined forces with a reputable Italian paint applicator, namely Femar Group, to handle yachts of 50m+. With a workforce of over 200 employees, Coleiro Yacht

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COMPANY INFORMATION Finishes has worked in Malta, Italy, Spain, Holland, France, United Arab Emirates, USA and England, each time providing an elegant and perfect finish.

Combined Maritime Services Limited 15, Lighters Wharf, Marsa Tel: 21 651 387 Mobile: 21 651 384 E-mail: management@combinedmar.com Website: www.combinedmaritime.com VAT Reg: MT 1624-5624 Co. Reg: C 28868 Bankers: Bank of Valletta Contact: Mr. Godwin Xerri (Director) Services: Ship Registration, Company Registration, Economic studies of a maritime nature, Feasibility and Economic viability studies, EU related Shipping Projects. Profile: Combined Maritime Services is Malta’s leading multidisciplinary specialist in maritime consultancy. Building on Malta’s mission as a maritime nation, the company harnesses Malta’s geo-political position within the Mediterranean region, which remains the fastest growing region on a worldwide basis in seaborne traffic. Established in November 2001, Combined Maritime Services is made up of a core multi-disciplinary team consisting of business consultants, economists, financial analysts, engineers and maritime lawyers. This team brings to the client a wealth of academic professionalism together with a range of experiences obtained through hands-on management assignments, chairmanships and directorships in banking institutions, public authorities and private companies. The company's focus is particularly on:SHIP REGISTRATION Immediate attention and follow up; a one-stop shop approach; dedicated managers for each ship owners / managers; regular updates including MSDs; links with relevant organisations such as IMO, MMA and the shipping Council of Maltese ship owners. COMPANY REGISTRATION A comprehensive service for company registration including tested text for memorandum and articles, local address, legal address, and legal representation. Economic Studies of a Maritime Nature The company is linked to a network of international shipping organisations and specialist firms which enable it to access databases for any shipping sector. Through membership and subscriptions Combined Maritime Services keeps abreast of developments within the maritime industry.

Feasibility and Economic Viability Studies Undertaking assignments which entail market research, data analysis, projections, drawing up of economic models, testing of assumptions against real-life situations, developing feasibility studies, and assessing viability in terms of return on capital, worst case scenarios and net present value. EU Related Shipping Projects Identification of projects which fall within the domain of short sea shipping; Motorways of the sea; Short Sea Promotion Centres; updating service on financing through the Marco Polo Programme; assistance in developing feasibility studies; guarantee on drawing up proposals to seek assistance through EU programmes.

Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Ltd 40, Villa Fairholme, Sir Augustus Bartolo Street, Ta’Xbiex, XBX1095, Malta Tel: 21 252 893 Fax: 21 252 894 E-mail: maritime@credence.com.mt Website: www.credence.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1822-8825 Contact: Dr. Adrian Muscat Azzopardi (Director) Dr. Ivan Vella (Director) Services: Ship & Yacht Registration & Administration; Ship Finance (Advice), VAT-Efficient Structures for Yacht Ownership, Mortgage Registration, Company Formation & Liquidation; Corporate Management; Financial Services; Legal Services; Fiduciary Services; Tax & VAT Consultancy; Trusts; Accounting, Auditing, Secretarial Services; Administration Services Profile: Credence is a Malta-based leading team of professionals offering corporate and advisory services to an international clientele. Credence specialises in the establishment and administration of international corporate and fiduciary structures, providing its clientele with professional advice on corporate structuring, and international tax planning. The team at Credence specialises in VAT and Tax issues relating to maritime vessels and aircraft, and the registration department handles the registration and representation of vessels or aircraft in the jurisdiction most suitable to clients’ requirements. It handles both pleasure and commercial registrations and has handled the registration of some of the largest commercial vessels presently in operation. Credence’s expertise in superyacht administration has placed it on the international map in this regard and it represents yacht managers worldwide who have recognised Malta as a reputable and trustworthy jurisdiction. Credence’s merchant vessel department is built on experience and recognises the importance of a same-day response to enquiries. It offers a 24/7 service in all matters relating to registration (operational and non-operational), crew endorsements, mortgage registrations, transfers of ownership and ancillary services. Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Credence is also a licensed fiduciary and trustee with the Malta Financial Services Authority, offering corporate and trust administration and back office services including the carrying out of accounts in accordance with international accounting standards. The company’s professional experience and expertise and its global network of professionals allows it to offer the highest level of service to its client portfolio.

D’Agata Marine 152, Ta’ Xbiex Wharf Gzira GZR 1020 Tel: +356 21 341 533 Fax: +356 21 340 594 Skype: dagatamarine Mobile: +356 9948 6090 E-mail: info@dagatamarine.com Website: www.dagatamarine.com VAT Reg: MT 1080-1817 Co. Reg: C 16469 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Alexander D’Agata (Company Director) Services: Batteries, Engines & Generators; Boat Building & Repairs; Boat Fittings; Bulk Fuel Supplier; Cleaning Services,

Equipment & Material; Clothing Suppliers; Compass Adjusters; Engineering Work & Services; Fendering Systems; Fibreglass Supplies & Services; Fire Prevention Systems & Services; Flagmakers, Maritime; Life Rafts Sales & Service; Marine Chart Agents; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Marine Refrigeration & Air Conditioning; Marine Repair Services (Elec); Marine Repair Services (Mech); Marine Sundry Suppliers; Mooring & Buoyage Systems & Installation; Offshore Banking Services; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Industry Services; Osmosis Treatment; Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products; Rigging Work - Inspection; Rubber Dinghies; Sail Wash; Ship Agents; Ship Chandlers; Ship Management; Ship Repairs; Ship Supplies; Stainless Steel Works; Steel Fabrication; Suppliers of Marine Safety Equipment; Underwater Services, Equipment & Repairs; Underwater Surveys & Inspections; Underwater Video, Photography & CCTV; Water Pumps; Watersports Equipment; Welding Services; Yacht Agents; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Joinery; Yacht Painters; Yacht Repairs; Yacht Riggers; Yacht Sails Manufacturers & Repairs Nautical Antique Paintings, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Fighting equipment, lifejackets, Binoculars, Safety Posters & Signage, Blocks & Pulleys, Ropes, Chains & Anchors, Sea Sick tablets, mayday equipment, Stainless Steel Wire & Swaging, Mayday Pyrotechnics.

Economicard Worldwide Ltd 147/1, St. Lucia Street Valletta VLT 1185 Tel: 21 235 341 ext. 155 Fax: 21 220 101 (General) 21 244 817 (Direct) Tlx: 1462 ECOCRD MW E-mail: olympic@gmint.com Website: www.gmint.com VAT Reg: MT 1002-5017 Co. Reg: C 2674 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. John A Gauci-Maistre (Chairman)) Services: Insurance Services; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Travel Services Profile: Established 40 years ago by the group’s current Chairman, John A. Gauci-Maistre K.M., the Economicard Group of Companies started out by offering the then very innovative cash discount card. Mr. Gauci-Maistre, never one to rest on his laurels, soon began to seek out niche markets in which to specialise. In the second part of the seventies, Economicard contributed significantly to introducing the concept of desktop computers and computer gaming in Malta. Having made the Commodore brand a household name throughout the eighties and nineties, it is no wonder that the mere mention of the Commodore 64 or Amiga 500 gives rise to such nostalgia for so many. Whilst many were happily playing Pac Man or Sensible World of Soccer on their Commodore computers, Mr. Gauci-Maistre was busy carving out his name in the maritime industry. By the end Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION of the seventies, he began to emerge as a pioneer in the ship registration industry, an industry he holds dear to his heart till today. Immediately detecting the importance that the Maltese maritime flag could have in the international maritime sector, he was relentless in his efforts to get the Maltese ship registry off the ground. It is no wonder therefore that today GM International Services Limited remains a market leader in the industry and has become synonymous with ship registration under the Malta flag. Towards the end of the eighties, Mr. Gauci-Maistre saw the financial services industry as a natural corollary to many of the services he had began to offer. He dove straight into the industry and has never looked back. Always at hand to ensure that the level of quality and passion never dwindle, plans to build on the success of the last four decades have already been put into motion.

EY Regional Business Centre Achille Ferris Street Msida MSD 1751 Tel: 2134 2134 Fax: 2133 0280 E-mail: ey.malta@mt.ey.com Website: www.ey.com VAT Reg: MT 1651-5135 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc

Contact: Mr. Ronald Attard (Country Managing Partner) Services: Accounting; Auditing; Tax & Secretarial Services; Company Formation; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Transaction Advisory Services

Esprit Yachting Ltd Valdor Buildings, Triq is-Sebh Qormi QRM 9055 Tel: 21 446 421 Mobile: 99 442 122 Fax: 21 472 338 E-mail: sales@esprityachting.com charter@esprityachting.com Website: www.esprityachting.com VAT Reg: MT 1847-0404 Co. Reg: C 41919 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Niki Travers Tauss (Managing Director) Services: Registration of Ships & Yachts; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Hire & Charter Services; Yacht Repairs

Express Group Velbro House, Qormi Road Luqa LQA 9040 Tel: 21 242 311 Fax: 21 242 316 E-mail: info@expressgroup.com Website: www.expressgroup.com VAT Reg: MT 1098-8628 Co. Reg: C 4278 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. David Fleri Soler (Sales & Business Development Manager Services: Cargo Carriers; Container & Transport Operators; Customs Brokers/ Agents; Export Packers; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Haulage; Hoisting Services & Equipment; Insurance Services; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Forklifters, Lifting Equipment; Shipping Agents; Truckloading; Air Freight Services; Pick & Pack Services Profile: With over 50 years’ experience, Express Group enjoys an established reputation as the leading provider of logistics and transport services in Malta. Whilst being capable of offering all the related services from a single one-stop-shop source, including international road cargo transportation, air cargo and ocean freight, Express Group is highly regarded for its client handling, experience and professional expertise. Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Road services offered under the helm of Express Trailers Limited are fully monitored, temperature-controlled and GDP-compliant (Good Distribution Practice), meeting all customer requirements in terms of regulation, security, quality and handling, especially for the Life Science and Pharmaceutical industries. Express Trailers also cater for any out-of-gauge and heavy cargo movements that necessitate the use of special equipment. All drivers are trained and ADR certified to carry hazardous cargo from any point in Europe. Some of the other services Express Group offers include industrial relocation services, personal effects handling & packaging, customs clearance, marine insurance cover, Third Party Logistics (3PL), bonded warehousing, lifting equipment rental and many more, thanks to a specialised and dedicated workforce. The success of Express Group is driven by clients’ trust in the company's commitment to deliver their cargo reliably and professionally, ensuring peace of mind with seamless and timely deliveries of goods. Hence their corporate tagline - Delivering Trust!

Fabian Enterprises Ltd 18-20, Msida Road Gzira GZR 1401 Tel: 21 313 283, 21 320 845 Fax: 21 338 087 E-mail: sales@fabian.com.mt Website: www.fabian.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1060-2110 Co. Reg: C 4040 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Fabian Brincat (Director) Services: Electronics Repairs; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services

Falzon Group of Companies 42, Spencer Hill Marsa MRS 1955 Tel: 22017100 22017120 Fax: 21 446508 E-mail: info@falzongroup.com Website: www.falzongroup.com Co. Reg: C 1731 Contact: Mr. Joe Falzon Services: Bunkering Services; Carriage of Fuel by Land and Sea for Third Parties; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Removal and Disposal of Waste Oils/Bilge Water/Ballast; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Storage of Petroleum Products; Waste Management Services & Equipment Profile: The Falzon Group of Companies is an established and reputable provider of bunkers and other services to vessels sailing around Malta and the Mediterranean. The professional execution of these services by the Falzon Group is backed by an expertise achieved through over fifty years’ participation in the petroleum industry and the marine sector. San Lucian Oil Company Limited is the Falzon Group’s primary supplier of bunkers, offering most grades of marine distillate and residual fuels in conformity with ISO specifications and low sulphur restrictions. The availability of fuel storage facilities together with the business acumen of the Group’s organisation ensure that the bunkers supplied by the Falzon Group not only conform to required specifications but are also competitively priced. The Falzon Group’s environmental arm is responsible for the collection and processing of waste oil and of bilge and ballast water from all sectors of the marine industry, both inside port as well as offshore the Maltese islands. The provision of bunkering and waste oil collection services by the same service provider translates into various benefits for customers including competitive pricing and maximum co-ordination of services, resulting in minimal delay to vessels. These services are carried out by the Falzon Group’s fleet of road tankers and four barges, with capacities of up to 3,500 cbm. To further consolidate the Group’s foremost position Continued on next page

FCL AND LCL, FOR ALL YOUR OCEAN FREIGHT NEEDS DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING deliver ocean cargo solutions for when flexibility counts. These allow us to consistently meet the ever-changing needs of businesses large and small from sectors including automotive, consumer products, engineering & manufacturing, life sciences & healthcare and technology.

Represented by: . B.A.S. LTD - 25, Air Cargo House, Triq Ganni Vassallo, Luqa LQA 1511 Tel: +356 2558 4888 - Fax: +356 2167 7102 E-Mail: info@basmalta.com - Web: www.basmalta.com

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COMPANY INFORMATION in the field of pollution prevention, one of the Falzon barges has recently been awarded a second contract by EMSA, the European Maritime Safety Agency, as a stand-by oil-spill recovery vessel for the central Mediterranean.Ship agency services, transportation of petroleum products and additional ancillary services can also be accommodated. The Falzon Group also operates the Ricasoli Port Reception Facility within the Grand Harbour, enabling all vessels to discharge their waste oil/oily water directly alongside the facility and to undergo all preparatory works that may be required for eventual dry/docking services. When one considers the complete package of services offered by the Falzon Group in the Mediterranean, as well as the advanced maritime infrastructure of the Maltese Islands, Malta becomes the obvious port of call in the central Mediterranean, and the Falzon Group the obvious service provider.

Fenech & Fenech Advocates 198, Old Bakery Street Valletta VLT 1455 Tel: 21 241 232 Fax: 25 990 644 Email: f.f@fenechlaw.com Website: www.fenechlaw.com Vat Reg: MT 1259-0135 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Dr. Ann Fenech (Managing Partner) Services: Company Formation & Liquidation; Financial Services; Legal Services; Marine Litigation; Mortgage Registration; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Finance – Advice & Assistance; Ship Mortgage Registration; Ship Sale & Purchase; Tax & Vat Consultancy; Trade Marks & Patent Registration; Trusts Profile: Established in 1891, Fenech & Fenech Advocates has become one of the largest full service law firms in Malta. Fenech & Fenech is the only firm on the island with four separate and distinct departments dedicated to shipping - marine litigation, ship registration, ship finance, and yachting. Managing partner Ann Fenech heads the Marine Litigation team, with substantial experience in the handling of international maritime matters, acting for numerous large ship owners, tug and salvage operators, and ship repairers. The firm’s fully fledged tax department is one of the longest established locally. Notably, Fenech & Fenech is one of the only law firms in Malta having expertise in aviation law, aircraft lease and finance. The firm was the first to set up a specialised ICT law practice, assisting in software contracting, e-commerce, gaming law and internet law. Recently it branched out into art law as an adjunct to its intellectual property law practice. The largely international client base is serviced by 23 lawyers and 2 legal procurators. The firm has advised clients in various landmark transactions in Malta and overseas and remains at the forefront of legal developments. The team’s legal insight and business instinct provides clients with value-driven solutions.

Firetech Ltd 99, Mill Street, Qormi QRM 3100 Tel: 22 785 200 Fax: 21 485 478 E-mail: info@firetech.com.mt Website: www.firetech.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1181-8423 Co. Reg: C 17901 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Martin Bugeja (Operations Manager-Marine Division) Services: Breathing Air Compressors & Maintenance; Fire Prevention Systems & Services; Health & Safety Consultancy; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Security Systems & Services Profile: Firetech is today recognised as one of the market leaders in the field of fire, safety and security, offering a wide portfolio of specialised products and services. It is a customeroriented Company that offers a full range of solutions for any type of request or installation. The Company is certified to ISO 9001 standard and delivers installations to both BS & EN Standards. Firetech offers Quality Assured Products All products and systems offered by Firetech are procured through reputable suppliers and meet all relevant CE/EN standards. Firetech represents manufacturers and companies that are internationally recognised as leaders in the industry, including Hochiki, Kentec, MSA-AUER, Burg-Wachter, Lynteck, A-Data, Jewel Saffire, FIKE, Firetrace, Ninz, Qvis, and Elvox. The full product portfolio includes: Fire fighting systems Fire Doors Fire fighting and safety equipment Fire and gas detection systems Fire Suppression Systems Intruder alarm systems IP and analogue CCTV systems Access control systems Building Management Systems Hall porter systems Parking systems and barriers Safety wear and equipment Electronic surveillance systems Safes and padlocks Emergency and safety signage Escape Kits Emergency Breathing Apparatus Firetech has successfully commissioned systems for clients in a wide range of fields and industries. Its service and support are also regularly sought by a number of leading local M&E contractors with whom the company cooperates on larger projects. Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Firetech in the Marine Sector / Servicing & Maintenance Firetech also specialises in the servicing, repair and maintenance of fire-fighting and safety equipment on board vessels. Its operations are certified by Lloyds, ABS, DNV, Germanischer Lloyd and Wilhelmsen Ship Service, thereby offering an unparalleled level of service and quality.

Flagport Ltd 21/2, Zachary Street, Valletta VLT 1133 Tel: 25691100 Fax: 21234195 E-mail: info@flagport.com Website: www.flagport.com VAT Reg: MT 1033-1206 Co. Reg: C7156 Bankers: Lombard Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Karl M. Gollcher (Director) Services: Registration of Ships & Yachts under the Malta Flag

Focal Maritime Services Co Ltd No. 2, Dar Is-Sliem, Alfons Maria Galea Street B’Bugia BBG 1532 Tel: 21 657 577 Mobile: 21 657 578 E-mail: fms@focal.com.mt Website: www.focalmaritime.com VAT Reg: MT 1491-7231 Co. Reg: C 21561 Bankers: Bank of Valletta Contact: Mr. Silvan Fleri (Senior Manager – Marketing & Business Development) Mr. Jonathan Mizzi (Commercial Manager) Services: Air Freight Services; Bunkering Services; Cargo Carriers; Consolidation & Distribution; Container & Transport Operators; Conveyance Operators; Customs Brokers/Agents; Fendering Systems; Freight Forwarders; Husbandry; Insurance Services; Ship Brokers; Ship Charterers; Ship Management; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Shipping Agents; Transhipment Services; Water Suppliers Profile: Focal Maritime Services was established in 1997 and since then it has been guided by its mission to provide a range of shipping services including but not limited to: AGENCY REPRESENTATION Focal Maritime Services provides support for ship husbanding, port operations, terminal operations, documentation, as well as organisation and supervision of repair works. The scope is to give value for money and this is achieved by

concentrating on the turnaround of the vessel and the level of expenditure. Focal Maritime Services also represents tanker vessels which call at Malta for discharge or transshipment operations. Inhouse technical people provide the necessary back up including quantity surveying, bill of lading matters and documentation procedures. LINER REPRESENTATION By way of selling the service of Liner Representation, Focal Maritime Services offers market studies, analysis, and strategies, sales programmes, action plans, equipment control systems, and computerised communications. Although Focal Maritime Services is a company established in and operating out of Malta, it has sufficient contacts in other Mediterranean ports to ensure the provision of cargoes, not only from Malta but also from neighbouring countries such as Italy, Tunis, Libya and Spain. This is particularly relevant for the provision of backload traffic from the Med. SHIPBROKING Focal Maritime offers its expertise in chartering both to clients wishing to find employment for their vessel as well as for those who need to find vessels to carry their cargoes. This covers chartering of vessels for single voyages, contracts of affreightment, time charter, dry cargo, and liquid cargoes. BUNKER BROKING Focal Maritime can also assist in the provision of bunkers both within the harbours of Valletta and Marsaxlokk as well as outside harbour. As a bunker broker Focal Maritime Services prides itself on being completely independent of any of the bunker suppliers and this guarantees to the shipowners that Focal Maritime Services negotiate the best price possible with all suppliers to ensure that the shipowner obtains the best price / delivery conditions.

Freightzone (Malta) Logistics Ltd No. 40, Karm Zerafa Str. Birkirkara BKR1710 – Malta Tel: 21 497 987 Fax: 21 497 985 E-mail: info@freightzonemalta.com VAT Reg: MT1965-3415 Co. Reg: C 48680 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc HSBC Contact: Mr. John Zerafa (Managing Director) Services: Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Transhipment, Exhibition & Project Cargo Profile: FreightZone (Malta) Logistics Ltd is a Shipping Agency / International Freight Forwarding organisation based on the Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Island of Malta, right at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. The company was born in 2000 as a result of the expansion of the Freight Logistics Business of Cargo Services Malta, which has been in operation since 1989. The company provides tailor-made shipping solutions to corporate and individual clients alike and aims at achieving customer loyalty and satisfaction by effectively overseeing and managing all transportation logistical requirements. Freightzone provides a spectrum of freight/shipping related services and can efficiently manage any nature of shipment. AIR FREIGHT The company is fully geared to import and export air freight consignments. Located only a fifteen minute drive from Malta International Airport, it can efficiently respond to any emergency requests, as the nature of the business dictates. Through the assistance of its international network of agents and representatives, the company can handle airfreight shipments to and from virtually any worldwide location. It has excellent working relationships with major airlines operating to and out of Malta. Customs clearance and delivery services are available for all airfreight consignments. Ocean Freight The company provides Full Container Load (FCL) as well as Part Container Load (LCL) freight forwarding services to and from most regions of the world. In addition, it also offers Full Trailer Load (FTL) and Part Trailer Load (LTL) services covering most of Western Europe, including pick-up and delivery.

Services: Boat Agents; Boats, Rentals; Insurance Services; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Watersports Equipment Profile: With its centre located at the state-of-the-art premises in Mriehel, GasanZammit Motors Ltd, the newly merged automotive and marine company, sets standards within its industry with a portfolio of world renowned brands namely, Capelli, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Isuzu, Jaguar, Mazda, Volvo and Yamaha. Housing an impressive nine brands that cover the automotive and marine sectors, the new GasanZammit facility in Mriehel is supported by a fully equipped and modern vehicle servicing centre, which includes an array of manufacturer-specific computerised systems. These systems comprise engine diagnosis and fault-finding apparatus, brake testers, wheel balancing systems and more. Other departments within GasanZammit, are a body and spray shop and a fully stocked parts department responsible for the sourcing, purchasing and wholesaling of original vehicle parts and accessories for all the marques represented.

Gauci Borda & Co Ltd 53/54, Msida Road Gzira GZR 1400 Tel: 21 334 255, 21 313 748, 21 313 758 Fax: 21 343 604 Continued on next page

Transhipment FreightZone offers a vast range of transhipment services which facilitate storage in a customs free zone, cargo inspections, repacking, re-labelling, re-export in any quantities, as well as sea to air and air to sea operations. Exhibition & Project Cargo FreightZone specialises in handling Exhibition and Conference Cargo. Its package of realted services guarantees unfaltering professional logistical and operational management and support - both at planning stage and throughout the duration of the event.

Gasan Zammit Motors Ltd. Mriehel By-Pass, Mriehel, BKR3000. Tel: 27788209, 27788288 Fax: 27 442 007 E-mail: marine@gasanzammit.com Website: www.gasanzammit.com Contact: Mr. Brian Attard Mr. Manfred Galea

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COMPANY INFORMATION E-mail: info@gauciborda.com Website: www.gauciborda.com VAT Reg: MT 1084-1607 Co. Reg: C2646 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Ms. Myra Gauci-Borda (Managing Director) Services: Boat Fittings; Clothing Suppliers; Fendering Systems; Flagmakers, Maritime; Maintenance Products; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Sundry Suppliers; Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products; PVC Rubber & Metal Tubing; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Riggers Profile: Gauci Borda & Co. Ltd. was established in 1963 by the late Paul Gauci Borda who opened a small shop opposite the Ta’ Xbiex yacht marina selling marine hardware and accessories. By the early 1970s, the company had expanded into the distribution and wholesale business in the industrial, hardware, DIY and home improvements sectors in addition to marine supplies. The company is today run by 15 dedicated employees under the guidance of Myra Gauci Borda and operates two retail outlets in Gzira and Msida, and a warehouse and distribution centre in San Gwann supplying stores all over Malta and Gozo. Gauci Borda are also the leading flagmakers in Malta. They stock, supply and manufacture to specification various types of flags and accessories to ship chandlers, yachts, companies, government, religious organisations and private individuals.

Gollcher Group 19, Zachary Street, Valletta VLT 1133 Tel: 25691100 (Shipping) 25691300 (Airfreight) 25619500 (Marine Surveying/Lloyd’s Agency) Fax: 21234195 E-mail: contact@gollcher.com Website: www.gollcher.com VAT Reg: MT 1028-6120 Co. Reg: C4951 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Mark F. Gollcher (Director) Services: Air Freight Services, Bunkering Services, Cargo Carriers, Cargo Handling Contractors, Cargo Superintendents, Cargo Surveyors, Container & Transport Operators, Cruise Liner Agents, Cruise/Passenger/Ferry Lines, Customs Brokers/Agents, Export Packers, Freight Forwarders, Groupage Bond Operators, Husbandry, Lloyd’s Agents, Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities, Passenger/Car Ferry Service, Ro-Ro Liner/Ferry Service, Shipping Agents, Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners, Surveying & Loss Adjusting Services, Transhipment Services, Travel Services, Yacht Agent

G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd 147/1, St. Lucia Street Valletta VLT 1185 Tel: 21 235 341 Ext. 133 Fax: 21 220 101 (General) 21 244 818 (Direct) E-mail: finance@gmint.com Website: www.gmint.com VAT Reg: MT 1546-1725 Co. Reg: C 22760 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Mark Pullicino (Financial Controller) Services: Accounting, Auditing, Tax & Secretarial Services; Company Formation & Liquidation; Corporate Management; Financial Services; Mortgage Registration; Nominee & Consultancy Services; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Trusts Profile: GM Corporate & Fiduciary Services Limited was established in 1998 and forms part of the Economicard Group of Companies. GM Corporate & Fiduciary Services Limited is a licensed fiduciary company and is involved in the formation and maintenance of Trading Companies and Holding Companies. It also provides fiduciaries to act as directors and shareholders as well as secretarial, financial and legal services. Economicard also offers an advertising and publishing service.

G M International Services Ltd 147/1, St. Lucia Street Valletta VLT 1185 Tel: 21 235 341 ext 156 Fax: 21 220 101 (General) 21 244 821 (Direct) E-mail: maritimeservices@gmint.com Website: www.gmint.com VAT Reg: MT 1002-5017 Co. Reg: C 2908 Bankers: Bank of Valletta Contact: Mr. John A Gauci-Maistre (Chairman) Mr. Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre BA, NP, LLD, MICS, MSc (Director) Services: Accounting, Auditing, Tax & Secretarial Services; Boat Agents; Boats, Rentals; Bunkering Services; Classification Societies; Company Formation & Liquidation; Conveyance Operators; Crew Hiring Services; Customs Brokers/Agents; Duty Free Services; Financial Services; Freight Forwarders; Husbandry; Insurance Services; Mortgage Registration; Nominee & Consultancy Services; Offshore Banking Services; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Industry Services; Passenger/Car Ferry Service; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Agents; Ship Brokers; Ship Chandlers; Ship Charterers; Ship Mortgage Registration; Ship Repairs; Ship Supplies; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Ship to Shore Handling Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Agents; Ship & Crew Management; Surveying & Loss Adjusting Services; Transhipment Services; Travel Services; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Hire & Charter Services; Yacht Repairs Profile: Nothing beats experience and expertise, and as Malta’s premier shipping company, GM International Services Ltd is well aware that experience coupled with efficiency, speed, a specialised service, confidentiality and the highest quality service has been the key to success in a very competitive market. Founded in 1977, GM International Services Ltd is the largest and longest-established ship registration service company in Malta. Apart from ship and yacht registration, the company also offers agency, husbandry, bunkering, chandelling, passenger service, trans-shipments, secretarial, accountancy and legal services. GM International Services Ltd’s first two companies were registered on 13 May 1977. Furthermore, up till 1987, GM International Services Ltd commanded almost 95% of Malta’s tonnage. Throughout the years, its list of international clients and associates has grown rapidly and so far has attracted well over 50 million tons to the Malta flag and over 1800 shipping companies. GM International Services Ltd is undoubtedly the leader in ship and yacht registration under the Malta flag. The fully fledged legal department is headed by Dr. Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre B.A., N.P., LL.D., MICS, MSc (WMU) while the aircraft registration department is handled by Sarah GauciMaistre B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Lon), LL. Dip (Lon) BVC Dip (Lon), LL.B (Hons.) (Lon) BAR. The success and reputation of GM International Services Ltd is primarily due to its chairman, John A. Gauci-Maistre K.M., who is well-known for his contributions to various international shipping and maritime magazines and for his participation in international seminars and conferences. He is a director of various companies and member of a number of prestigious international associations.

HSBC Bank Malta plc 116 Archbishop Street, Valletta VLT 1444 Tel: 25 970 000 Fax: 23 804 923 E-mail: infomalta@hsbc.com Website: www.hsbc.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1177-7523 Co. Reg: C 3177 Services: Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets; Insurance Services

John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd 22 Lascaris Wharf Valletta VLT 1921 Tel: 2123 4562, 2568 6000

Fax: 2124 1952 E-mail: admin@jripard.com, sales@jripard.com Website: www.ripardgroup.com VAT Reg: MT 1495-3235 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta Plc Contact: Joseph A. Chetcuti (Director) Services: Cargo Carriers, Freight Forwarders, Groupage Bond Operators, Shipping Agents, Custom Brokers/Agents, Ship & Crew Management, Bunkering Brokers, Husbandry, Vessel Charter Brokerage, Vessel Drydocking

Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd. Freeport Centre, Port of Marsaxlokk Kalafrana BBG 3011 Tel: (356) 2225 1000 E-mail: marketing@maltafreeport.com.mt Website: www.maltafreeport.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1599-2703 Co. Reg: C 27581 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Uwe Malezki, CEO Services: Conference Facilities; Container Terminal Facilities; Distripark Facilities; Office Rental

Malita Shipping Agencies Ltd 2, Triq is-Siggiewi Zebbug ZBG 2301 Tel: 21 466 018 Fax: 21 461 073 E-mail: agency@malitashipping.com Website: www.malitashipping.com VAT Reg: MT 1733-4811 Co. Reg: C 35283 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Gordon J Galea (Director) Services: Administration Services; Air Freight Services; Boat Agents; Boat Building & Repairs; Boat Haulage; Boats, Rentals; Bulk Fuel Supplier; Bunkering Services; Cargo Carriers; Cargo Handling Contractors; Cargo Handling Equipment; Cargo Surveyors; Chartering Agents; Company Formation & Liquidation; Conference Facilities; Consolidation & Distribution; Container & Transport Operators; Conveyance Operators; Courier Services; Crane Services; Cruise Liner Agents; Customs Brokers/Agents; Direct Ship-to-Ship Transfer; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Diving Supplies & Services; Docking & Slipping Facilities & Services; Electronics Repairs; Export Packers; Fendering Systems; Flatbed Trailer Hire & Shipping; Food Supplies; Freight Brokers; Freight Forwarders; Gas Free Certification; Haulage; Husbandry; Immigration & Residency Advisory Services; Insurance Services; Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Laboratory Services & Chemical Laboratory; Logistics Storage and Warehousing facilities; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Overseas Removals; Reefer Trailer Operators; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Removal and Disposal of Waste Oils/Bilge Water/Ballast; Ship Agents; Ship Brokers; Ship Charterers; Ship Repairs; Ship Sale & Purchase; Ship Supplies; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Ship to Shore Handling Agents; Ship & Crew Management; Shipping Agents; Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners; Stainless Steel Works; Storage of Petroleum Products; Trailer Operators; Transhipment Services; Travel Services; Underwater Construction Works, Services & Certification; Underwater Services, Equipment & Repairs; Underwater Surveys & Inspections; Underwater Video, Photography & CCTV; Water Suppliers; Wetsuits; Yacht Agents

• Logistics • Ship agency • Liner representation • Husbandry • Freight forwarding • Shipbroking • Yacht agency Supported by the latest IT infrastructure and operating from modern, custom-made offices right in the heart of the Grand Harbour, MBL SA has already secured the representation in Malta of leading shipping organisations, such as: • Evergreen Line • Evergreen Logistics Services Through these representations, MBL SA offers Maltese importers and exporters worldwide container connections for their cargoes.

MBL Shipping Agency 14, Lighters Wharf Marsa MRS 1442 Tel: 21 226 130 Fax: 21 226 131 E-mail: commercial@mblsa.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1766-6119 Co. Reg: C 36870 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Jonathan Mizzi (Commercial Manager) Services: Container & Transport Operators; Conveyance Operators; Customs Brokers/Agents; Freight Forwarders; Husbandry; Ship Brokers; Ship Charterers; Ship Management; Shipping Agents; Transhipment Services Profile: MBL Shipping Agency is a young, focused and professional service provider within the Maltese maritime sector which offers a comprehensive range of services both to foreign as well as to local clients.

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MBLSA was set up in 2005 and throughout its brief history it has secured the representation in Malta of renowned shipping lines, such as Evergreen Lines, and expanded its activities beyond the traditional port agency service provider. The services that the company provides also include logistics, freight forwarding, liner service support, cruise and marine logistics and assistance to yachts calling at Malta. All these services are provided through professional systems and procedures which conform to the requirement of ISO 9001–2008 – an accreditation that the company achieved in 2011. The main mission of the company remains that of giving added value to its clients by means of efficient and competitive services. MBL SA has the necessary expertise and capabilities to offer to the maritime industry support services in: Tel: 9946 9778 | 7746 9778 abmarineservices@gmail.com www.marineservicesnow.com 94


COMPANY INFORMATION MBL SA offers yet another product to the Maltese business community, particularly those trading to Libya, where the company has its own set-up. This company provides the full range of ship agency and freight forwarding services in all main Libyan ports.

MC Consult Mayflower Court Apartment 8, Saint Aloysius Street Msida MSD 1465, Malta Tel: 2137 1411 Mobile: 9937 1411 Fax: 2333 1115 E-mail: services@mcconsult.com.mt Website: www.mcconsult.com.mt Skype: mcconsultmiriam VAT Reg: MT 1624-8637 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc HSBC Bank Malta Plc Contact: Ms Miriam Camilleri (Managing Owner) Services: Formation and registration of companies; Registration of ships, yachts and fishing vessels under the Malta flag and other jurisdictions; Ship mortgage registration; Crew certification; Provision of registered office; Ship owner, manager and financier representation; Resident agents for Maltese shipping organisations; Legal services; Nominee and consultancy services; Office backup services; Office rental; Ship and crew management; Yachting services; Technical consultancy including ISM, ISPS and MLC Audit Services; Marine insurance claim handling; Project handling including repairs and dry-docking; Development and implementation of office and shipboard manuals.

Mecca Marine 473, St Paul’s Str., St. Paul’s Bay SPB 3416 Tel: 21 573 278 Mobile: 79 732 783 Fax: 21 571 300 E-mail: mecca@mecca.com.mt Website: www.mecca-marine.com VAT Reg: MT 1777-8309 Contact: Mr . Andre Chetcuti (Sales Manager) Mr . Nichol Chetcuti (Product Manager) Services: Accounting, Auditing, Tax & Secretarial Services; Administration Services; Batteries, Engines & Generators; Boat Agents; Boat Building & Repairs; Boat Canopies & Covers; Boat Fittings; Boat Haulage; Boats, Rentals; Car Hire; Cleaning Services, Equipment & Material; Clothing Suppliers; Company Formation & Liquidation; Compass Adjusters; Crane Services; Customs

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Brokers/Agents; Diving Supplies & Services; Electronics Repairs; Engineering Work & Services; Fendering Systems; Fibreglass Supplies & Services; Fire Prevention Systems & Services; Fishing Equipment; Generators; Holiday Accommodation; Immigration & Residency Advisory Services; Insurance Broking; Insurance Services; Legal Services; Life Rafts Sales & Service; Maintenance Products; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Marine Repair Services (Elec); Marine Repair Services (Mech); Marine Sundry Suppliers; Mooring & Buoyage Systems & Installation; Nominee & Consultancy Services; Osmosis Treatment; Paint, Varnishes & Ancillary Products; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Rubber Dinghies; Secretarial Services; Ship Chandlers; Ship Supplies; Stainless Steel Works; Tax & Vat Consultancy; Towage Services & Equipment; Trade Marks & Patent Registration; Water Pumps; Water Tanks; Watersports Equipment; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Hire & Charter Services; Yacht Painters; Yacht Repairs; Yacht Sails Manufacturers & Repairs

Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd Ta’ Xbiex XBX 1122 Tel: 23 433 234 Mobile: 79 421 112 Fax: 21 341 597/8 E-mail: malcolm_ellul@mib.com.mt Website: www.mib.com.mt Co. Reg: C3540 Contact: Mr. Joseph Cutajar FIRM ACII (Managing Director) Mr. Malcolm Ellul ACII (Divisional Director) Services: Insurance Broking; Insurance Services; Risk Management Consultants Profile: MIB is Malta’s largest insurance broker and risk management services firm, the local pioneer in this sector with over 35 years of proven track record serving some of Malta's major public and private corporate entities. MIB is the independent broking arm of the MIB Insurance Group. MIB corresponds with various leading international insurance broking and risk consultancy groups bringing clients directly in touch with a wealth of specialist resources and knowledge. Having handled Malta's most complex and extensive insurance programs, MIB offers the right balance of local expertise and international professional standards and resources. MIB employs the largest number of qualified insurance experts in the insurance broking and risk management areas. The company's operating structure has been developed to meet the requirements of the widest possible spectrum of insurance services consumers.

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COMPANY INFORMATION Medsea Shipping Agency Ltd G Debono Square Msida MSD 1250 Tel: 21 239 776, 25580000 Mobile: 79 421 112 Fax: 21 227 649, 23 711 010 E-mail: medsea@medsea.com.mt Website: www.medsea.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1916-8216 Co. Reg: C 45855 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Simon Cachia (Agency Manager) Mr. Anthony Vassallo (Managing Director) Mr. Pierre Vella (Marketing Manager) Services: Bunkering Services; Cargo Carriers; Cargo Superintendents; Cargo Surveyors; Chartering Agents; Container Repairs & Refurbishment; Container & Transport Operators; Conveyance Operators; Crane Services; Cruise Liner Agents; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Duty Free Zone; Fendering Systems; Freight Brokers; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Husbandry; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Terminal; Petroleum Inspectors; Pick & Pack Services; Removal and Disposal of Waste Oils/Bilge Water/Ballast; Salvage Operation Services; Ship Brokers; Ship Charterers; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Shipping

Agents; Transhipment Services; Underwater Surveys & Inspections; Underwater Video, Photography & CCTV; Yacht Agents Profile: Medsea Shipping Agency was set up in 1997 with the prime intention of promoting Malta as a hub for container, bulk and liquid cargoes. During the following years, the business was developed to cater mainly for principals using Malta as a transhipment hub for West and East Med cargoes, and their subsequent forwarding to final ports of destination. As things developed, the company got involved also in local trade and is now well versed both in transhipment operations as in the domestic market, with most of the staff having vast experience in the shipping business. So the company fully understands the priorities of its principals and customers alike. Through its commercial department, the company caters for most trade in Malta, be it full load containers, groupage consignments, airfrieght, or air travel. Hence it is a ‘one stop shop’ to customers requiring air/shipping arrangements. Services rendered by Medsea Shipping are: • Liner Representation & Freight Forwarding • Ship Agency/Husbanding/Crew Changing • Bunkering & Offshore Ship-to-Ship Product Transfer • Ship Brokering/Chartering • Other Shipping Related Services The company mission is to provide to principals and customers a professional and comprehensive service in the shipping industry, a service that is cost-effective and efficient. It is there to promote shipping opportunities within the Maltese Islands to prospective port users and clients. At the same time particular attention is given to staff with high regard to efficiency, discipline and safety at the workplace.

My Bunkers PO BOX 52452, 4064, Limassol, Cyprus Registered Address: 7 Hillcrest Gdns, Evagora Pallikaridi, Agios Tychanos, Limassol 4521, Cyprus Tel: 00357 25313698 Fax: 00357 25310197 E-mail: maltal@mybunkers.com Website: www.mybunkers.com VAT Reg: 10185050I Co. Reg: 185050 Bankers: Barclays Bank PLC Contact: Ian Larke (General Manager) Services: Bunker Supplies of Marine Gas Oil Profile: M.Y. Bunkers (Malta) Ltd is a physical supplier of marine gas oil by truck on the island of Malta. Supplies can be effected both in the ports of Valetta, Marsaxlokk and the Grand Marina. Its fleet of tankers range in sizes up to 44,000 litres with a pump rate of 1000 litres per minute. • Trucks dedicated to the delivery of Marine fuel only Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION • Supplies of both duty-paid and duty-free quality MGO 0.1 0.86 ISO 8217 2010 specs • Staffed by specially-trained personnel • Calibrated flow meters • Deliveries controlled and monitored from the local office • ADR Approved M.Y. Bunkers mission is to provide quality and quantity assurance and a service you can trust.

Nautica Ltd 21-23, Msida Road Gzira GZR 1401 Tel: 21 345 138/9, 21 338 253 Mobile: 99 496 510 Email: info@nautica.com.mt Vat Reg: MT 1178-2610 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Simon Borg Cardona (Managing Director) Services: Boat Agents; Boat Building & Repairs; Boat Canopies & Covers; Boat Fittings; Boat Haulage; Boats, Rentals; Bunkering Services; Cleaning Services, Equipment & Material; Company Formation & Liquidation; Customs Brokers/ Agents; Docking & Slipping Facilities & Services; Duty Free Services; Fibreglass Supplies & Services; Husbandry; Insurance Services; Life Rafts Sales & Services; Maintenance Products; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Marine Repair Services (Elec); Marine Repair Services (Mech); Mortgage Registration; Osmosis Treatment; Paint Varnishes & Ancilliary Products; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Rubber Dinghies; Sailing Schools; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Care Services; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Hire & Charter Services; Yacht Painters; Yacht Repairs; Yacht Sails Manufacturers & Repair

Oceanus Marine Ltd. 38, Iris, Empire Stadium str., Gzira, GZR 1300, Malta. Tel: 21 311279, 21 637737 Mobile: 79422440 E-Mail: info@oceanus-marine.com Website: www.oceanus-marine.com VAT Reg: MT 19932601 Co. Reg: C 50133 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc , HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Elio Desira (Director) Services: Certificate of Survey & Tonnage measurement; Commercial Yacht Code, Commercial Vessels Code; INSB Classification Society surveys; Hull & machinery surveys; Engine & motor surveys; New build – surveys, consultation, inspections & commissioning; Pre purchase / condition & evaluation surveys; Insurance / damage / incident surveys; Bunker quantity & quality;

On/off hire surveys; Gas free inspections; Lashing & heavy lift inspections and surveys; Equipment, machinery and spares pre purchase surveys; Lubricating oil & fuel analysis; Safety construction / equipment surveys and consultation; Crane and associated equipment & gangway testing & certification; Bunker hoses testing & certification; Moisture meter testing; Sound level & vibration readings; Camera Snake inspections; Gas leak inspection / verification; Corrosion analysis & cathodic protection evaluations; UTM & MPI; Legal, technical & commercial support to register vessels & Yachts; Ship & Yacht management; MLC 2006 inspectors; Courses and training programs on health and safety, MLC 2006, lifting appliances and machinery, fire, security and others upon request; Dry docking specifications, consultancy, and supervision.; Major / minor conversions designers and consultants Profile: Oceanus Marine Ltd., located in Malta, right in the centre of the Mediterranean and at the crossroads of major shipping lanes, and a yacht owner’s safe haven, is strategically poised to provide its clients with an independent marine inspection or survey, technical consultancy services to the industry in general including ship and superyacht owners, management & chartering companies, shipping agents, law firms and the oil & gas industry. Having over 25 years of international experience in ocean-going vessels, commercial & pleasure super yachts, oil terminal and heavy plant industries, and credited with over 36 dry dockings, 4 major conversions from single hull to double hull tankers, countless modifications of cargo / ballast piping, upgrade and modifications of machinery and engine room layouts and 2 conversions of tankers to oil recovery vessels, the highly trained & experienced personnel, appointed surveyors, legal advisers and associates, are committed to render the best assistance, consultations and surveys, prompt upon request and without any delays to the general industries and travel worldwide according to clients' requirements. The Director and Senior Surveyor, duly qualified marine chief engineer III/2,V/1 (unlimited) & ship surveyor (unrestricted), started his career in the yachting Industry in 1982. He then moved on with the Merchant Navy in 1988 where he continued his studies and worked as an engineer till 1992 and after took the role of chief engineer on several types of vessels and superyachts. From 1993 he also worked as a fleet superintendent & consultant for a fleet of 6 oil & chemical tankers. In July 2010 he opened Oceanus Marine Ltd., successfully providing the Shipping, Oil & Gas and Yachting Industries on an international scale with several professional services.

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COMPANY INFORMATION VAT Reg: MT 1178-3730 Co. Reg: C11026 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Dirk Exalto (Chief Executive Officer) Mrs. Rachel Caruana (Sales and Logistics Manager) Services: Logistics Storage & Warehouse Facilities, Oil Terminal, Ship to ship Transfer (petroleum)

One2One Shipping Malta 13, Curate Fenech Street, Birzebbuga, Malta Tel: 21654567 Mobile: 77650000 E-mail: one2oneshippingmalta.com Website: www.one2oneshippingmalta.com Contact: Dr Doreen Turner Bilocca Ms Daniela Mallia Services: Vessel Registrations under the Maltese Flag; Company Formation Services and formation of Trust structures; Back-Office; Consultation on Bank finance; Direct and Indirect Tax services; Compliance Services including auditing, accounting & corporate services; 24/7 Provision of supplies; Surveys on board vessels; Recruitment and Crewing services; Vessel Management. Profile: The company believes in a timely service rendered

through the most competitive prices. It understands the sensitivity of timeliness and cost-effective strategies in this market and thus has placed these two pillars at the core of its vision. Its mission is to assist clients holistically in their requirements. ONE2ONESHIPPING MALTA cares passionately for the industry it operates in, delivering a world-class service to clients. It is geared to provide holistic shipping agency services. Its offices are located in Malta, which has today become one of the largest and most reputable ship registers in the world. Registering a vessel in Malta represents numerous benefits for the vessel owners.

Oswald Arrigo Ltd 63-64, Graham Street Sliema SLM 1711 Tel: 21 343 790-3 Fax: 21 340 745, 21 344 341 E-mail: info@oswaldarrigoltd.com Website: www.oswaldarrigoltd.com www.arrigoswaldmc.com www.maltahotelsonline.com VAT Reg: MT 1039-1730 Co. Reg: C2008 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Continued on next page

WITH AN EYE FOR DETAIL Cassar & Cooper Freight Services offers several specialised cargo services and niche logistics solutions including: LOGISTICS – WORLDWIDE PROJECT FORWARDING OUTSIZE AND OUT OF GAUGE CARGO PET TRANSPORTATION AND LIVE ANIMALS VALUABLES AND FINE ART REMOVALS AND RELOCATIONS STORAGE AND WAREHOUSING TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED MOVEMENTS FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS

25, Air Cargo House, Triq Ìanni Vassallo, Luqa T: +356 2558 4800 • E: trucking@cassar-cooper.com • www.cassar-cooper.com


COMPANY INFORMATION Contact: Mr. Edgar Arrigo (Director) Mr. George Arrigo (Director) Mr Simon Arrigo (Manager) Ms Julia Valentino (Manager) Services: Administration Services; Airport Transfers; Aviation Services; Back Office Services; Conference Organisers; Cruise Liner Agents; Destination Management Services; Excursion & Tour Organisers; Hotel Providers; International Trading; Nominee & Consultancy Services; Office Rental; Provision of Registered Address; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Secretarial Services; Travel Services; Yacht hire & Charter Services. Profile: Oswald Arrigo Limited satisfies all requests with professionalism and commitment to excellence with a dynamic team which offers flexibility, creativity, efficiency, and a high-level quality of services. Established in 1965, Oswald Arrigo Limited is an extremely healthy and diversified independently owned Maltese family company, involved in different business activities in Malta. The company deals with every demanding request with professionalism and a commitment to excellence.

Palm Shipping Agency Ltd 10, Timber Wharf Marsa - MRS 1443 - Malta Tel: 21 340731 21 312549 (24 hrs) Fax: 21 338464 E-mail: admin@palm.com.mt Website: www.palmshipping.com VAT Reg: MT12828321 Services: Liner, Tramp and Tanker Agency Services Yacht Agency Services; Malta Flag Registration Services; Bunker Supplies; Marine Lubricant Distribution; Sea and Air Freight Services; Warehousing & Distribution Profile: Palm Shipping Agency Ltd., established in 1984, is a privately owned and operated marine solutions, transportation and logistics company providing services in domestic and international markets. The company's success is built on the satisfaction of its clients and the company aims to remain at the forefront of the industry by continuous improvement. The company ensures the high quality service for which it is well known to various leading worldwide clients.

Pantheon Ship Supplies Ltd 7, Cross Road Marsa MRS 1544 Tel: 21 251 020/1 Mobile: 99 474 314, 99 490 228

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Fax: 21 251 019 E-mail: pantheon@maltanet.net VAT Reg: MT 1438-4205 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Mauro Anastasi (Director) Mr. Max Anastasi (Director) Services: Duty Free Services; Food Supplies; Ship Chandlers; Ship Supplies; Yacht Chandlers

RLR Yachting 156, Ta’Xbiex Seafront Gzira GZR1020 Tel: 21 331 192, 21 331 996 Fax: 21 344 615 E-mail: info@rlryachting.com VAT Reg: MT 1131-8325 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr Darius Goodwin (Managing Director) Services: Batteries, Engines & Generators; Boat Agents; RIB Rentals; RIBProfessional Services; Boat Fittings; Boat Haulage; Bunkering Services; Clothing Suppliers; Electronics Repairs; Generators; Legal Services; Life Rafts Sales & Services; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Repair Services (Elec); Marine Repair Services (Mech); Paint Varnishes &Ancillary Products; Continued on next page


COMPANY INFORMATION Propellers; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Rubber Dinghies; Tax & Vat Consultancy; Yacht Agents; Yacht Brokers; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Riggers; Yacht Sails Manufacturers & Repairs; Yacht Centres Profile: Forming part of the John Ripard & Sons Group of Companies, RLR Yachting operates from its offices in Ta' Xbiex, Malta. Since the company’s inception in 1963, RLR has been instrumental in igniting a major yachting industry boom in Malta. Today with over 40 years of marine experience it offers clients advice on various aspects of yachting. The Team boasts years of yachting experience which in turn benefits clients and guides them through their various scenarios. Partnerships with global leaders in the yacht industry allow the company to offer services that range from fuel bunkering & marina berthing to deck supplies, spare parts & fine wines. Through legal advisers and associates it also offers advice and assists clients in any matter relating to the registration, ownership and management of their yachts. Moving with the times, RLR is a company that prides itself on working with only the leaders in all areas of the industry. Having long established relationships with suppliers and dealing on a personal level creates a sense of security for clients and takes the stress out of yachting. S & R (Handaq) Ltd Handaq Road Qormi QRM 4000 Tel: 21 499 042, 21 485 129

Fax: 21 499052 Email: sales@srhandaq.com.mt Vat Reg: MT 1008-5012 Co. Reg: C5790 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Gregory Brincat (General Manager) Services: Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products

Salvo Grima 187, Pinto House, Wine Pressers Wharf Marsa MRS 1912 Tel: 25 607 553 Fax: 25 607 196 E-mail: logistics@salvogrima.com.mt Website: www.salvogrima.com VAT Reg: MT 1004-1308 Co. Reg: C12942 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Karl Aquilina (Senior Manager) Services: Air Freight Services; Consolidation & Distribution; Container & Transport Operators; Customs Brokers/Agents; Duty Free Zone; Export Packers; Freezone Warehousing & Operations; Freight Forwarders; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Pick & Pack Services; Ship Chandlers; Ship Supplies; Transhipment Services; Yacht Chandlers Profile: Founded in 1860 as a ship chandler, recently the enterprise has flourished and diversified into various other fields related to the maritime and commercial trades, whilst maintaining its leadership position in the trade. Just like a large household or a hotel, a ship typically has an incredibly vast variety of needs and requirements. It would be highly impractical therefore for a crew to spend time searching for all these desired items. That is precisely why Salvo Grima Ship Supplies acts as a onestop shop that provides and delivers anything that could possibly be needed on a ship. The organisation is by far the largest ship supplier in Malta, boasting a comprehensive range of stores, spare parts, and essential supplies for all kinds of vessels. The quality of service is second to none and Salvo Grima Ship Supplies operates on a 24/7 Basis The dedicated team is the largest in Malta and combined with an extensive fleet of vehicles, EU-standard warehouses, decades of operations, and infallible ability to procure anything that clients may require, it is easy to imagine how it has become the leader in this field. Salvo Grima Ship Supplies is ISO 9002 certified and a member of the International Ship Supplies Association, the International Marine Purchasing Association, as well as the Marine Hotel Association. Over many decades of operations, it has also positioned itself as a leader in offshore market supplies. When it comes to the luxury market, leading cruise liners and managers around the world are familiar with Salvo Grima Ship Supplies, which is fully capable of Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION providing an express service to the cruise liner industry. Salvo Grima Ship Supplies has also recently set up a specialised division that is exclusively aimed at superyachts. Salvo Grima has recently invested in a full range of high-value fine wines that are stocked in a temperature-controlled wine cellar.

Seatrans Shipping Ltd Malta 13, St. Angelo Street St. Julians STJ 1113 Tel: 21 382 167/8/9 Fax: 21 386 884, 21 382 170 E-mail: info@seatrans.com.mt Website: www.seatrans.com.mt VAT Reg: MT 1103-7027 Co. Reg: C 8380 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Trevor Sullivan (Managing Director) Mr. Thomas Sullivan (Commercial Manager) Awards: FONASBA Quality Standard Approved Company ISO 9001 Quality Standard Services: Bunkering Services; Cargo Handling, Dry-docking Contractors; Customs Brokers/Agents; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Freight Forwarders; Husbandry; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Passenger/Car Ferry Service; Registration of

Ships & Yachts; Ship Brokers; Ship Repairs; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Shipping Agents; Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners; all Cruise Liner services Waste Management, Brokerage (Petroleum) Profile: Seatrans Shipping is a leading shipping agency company serving first-class principals in a wide variety of trades in Malta. Seatrans’ experience covers agency activities for liner services, discharging/loading services at the Oiltanking Terminal. Services encompass trade marketing, off limits harbour service for repairs, crew change, video survey, bunkering, Malta Flag Registration, shipbroking and chartering. Enthusiatic, dedicated staff combined with experienced management specialise in efficient and costeffective innovation in the shipping agency business. Seatrans has achieved total quality management and improvement systems and is certified with the internationally recognised ISO 9001 Moody’s Certification. When a ship owner or charterer appoints Seastrans to represent them as their port agent, they are assured that their vessels will be attended by experienced and dedicated personnel. Dealing with a range of principals and services has given a comprehensive understanding of what Maltese ports can offer and specialised staff are on hand to appraise any inquiry and give a prompt reply regarding a new shipping service or any port information. For any bunkering requirements in Malta, offshore or in port, Seatrans is delighted to assist.

Spiteri Bailey & Co. SB Co., Triq Dun Karm, Birkirkara By-Pass, Birkirkara, BKR 9038 Tel: 21 499 250 Fax: 21 444 815 Email: advice@spiteribailey.com Website: www.spiteribailey.com VAT Reg: MT 1627-0424 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. William Spiteri Bailey (Managing Partner) Services: Company Formation & Liquidation; Accounting; Auditing, Tax Consultancy & Tax Compliance; Corporate Management; Financial Services; Nominee and Consultancy Services; Secretarial Services; VAT Consultancy; Ship Finance – Advice & Assistance Profile: Spiteri Bailey & Co. is a medium-sized firm of accountants, auditors and tax experts providing a wide range of services ranging from consultancy to compliance. From the onset the main aim of the firm was to provide clients with a professional service by providing a prompt, timely, efficient and cost-effective service tailor-made to the client’s needs. Spiteri Bailey & Co. is in a position to provide a complete range of services in support of international companies, including companies relating to the maritime industry establishing a commercial presence in Malta particularly with regards to subcontracting of diverse administrative, regulatory and advisory functions. Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION The Firm can offer Tax Advice and Consultancy, Company Formation including the formation of ship owning and ship management companies, management and the day-to-day administration of Malta companies including Accounting, Payroll, Secretarial Services, Regulatory Services, Back Office management, Tax Administration, Assurance work, Registered Office facilities, Company Directors, Nominee Shareholders, Board Room facilities, Office Space, Assistance in procuring property, and much more. Spiteri Bailey & Co. can take care of all your regulatory requirements and advice while you concentrate on your core business. For more detail, visit the Spiteri Bailey & Co. website on www. spiteribailey.com or contact them on (+356) 21 499 250.

Strand Marine Valdor Buildings, Triq is-Sebh Qormi QRM 9055 Tel: 21 472 336/7 Mobile: 99 209 690 Fax: 21 472 338 E-mail: info@strandmarinemalta.com Website: www.strandmarinemalta.com VAT Reg: MT 1059-6533 Co. Reg: C 13370 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. Matthew Travers (Operations Manager) Awards: FONASBA Quality Standard Approved Company ISO 9001 Quality Standard Services: Boat Agents; Boats, Rentals; Chartering Agents; Engineering Work & Services; Generators; Life Rafts Sales & Service; Maintenance Products; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Marine Refrigeration & Air Conditioning; Marine Repair Services (Elec); Marine Repair Services (Mech); Paint, Varnishes & Ancilliary Products; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ship Chandlers; Ship Supplies; Water Pumps; Watersports Equipment; Yacht Agents; Yacht Chandlers; Yacht Hire & Charter Services; Yacht Repairs

Sullivan Maritime Ltd. 21/22, St. Barbara Basion, Valletta VLT 1961 Tel: 21226873 E-mail: info@sullivanmaritime.com.mt VAT Reg: MT14507936 Co. Reg: C20340 Services: Cargo, Passenger, Ship Agency, Insurance, Ship Registration, Transhipment, Offshore Harbour, Consulate

Thomas Smith & Co Ltd Head Office: 12, St. Christopher Street Valletta VLT 1468 Luqa Office: War Victims Square Luqa LQA 1010 Tel: 22 058 250 (Ship & Port Agency) 22 058 130 (Container Shipping) 2205 8170 (Courier Services) 22 058 134 (Freight Forwarding) 22 058 350 (Insurance) 22 058 480 (Charts & Publications) 22 058 110 (Overseas Removals) Mobile: A.O.H. 99 492 599 Fax: 22 058 299 (Ship & Port Agency) 22 058 199 (Container Shipping & Freight Forwarding) 22 058 399 (Insurance) 22 058 299 (Charts & Publications) 22 058 199 (Overseas Removals) E-mail: info@tcsmith.com ship@tcsmith.com (Ship & Port Agency) courier@tcsmith.com (Courier Services) container@tcsmith.com (Container Shipping) salesff@tcsmith.com (Freight Forwarding) insurance@tcsmith.com (Insurance) charts@tcsmith.com (Charts & Publications) removals@tcsmith.com (Overseas Removals) Website: www.tcsmith.com VAT Reg: MT 1107-1411 Contact: Mr. Anton Buttigieg (Ship Agency General Manager) Mr. Carl Cachia (Container Shipping) Mr. Ramon Azzopardi (Freight Forwarding) Ms. Rita Wirth (Insurance) Mr. Richard Castillo (Charts & Publications) Mr. Donald Naudi (Overseas Removals) Services: Air Freight Services; Bunkering Services; Cargo Carriers; Cargo Handling Contractors; Cargo Handling Equipment; Cargo Superintendents; Cargo Surveyors; Chartering Agents; Company Formation & Liquidation; Conference Facilities; Consolidation & Distribution; Container Storage; Container & Transport Operators; Conveyance Operators; Courier Services; Crane Services; Cruise Liner Agents; Customs Brokers/Agents; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Duty Free Zone; Export Packers; Fendering Systems; Freezone Warehousing & Operations; Freight Brokers; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Haulage; Husbandry; Insurance Broking; Insurance Services; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Marine Chart Agents; Marine Equipment, Navigational Charts; Supplies & Services; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Industry Services; Overseas Removals; Reefer Trailer Operators; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Removal and Disposal of Waste Oils/Bilge Water/Ballast; Ship Agents; Ship Brokers; Ship Chandlers; Ship Charterers; Ship Supplies; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Ship to Shore Handling Agents; Shipping Agents; Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners; Transhipment Services; Travel Services; Yacht Continued on next page

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COMPANY INFORMATION Agents; Yacht Chandlers Profile: Thomas Smith Group is one of the longest-established service groups of companies on the island, specialising in international shipping services and insurance. Thomas Smith holds a leading market position in most shippingrelated services, namely port agency, freight forwarding, project cargo, logistics, transshipments, warehousing, groupage and fullload containers and trailers, reefer cargo, and airfreight. Thomas Smith Shipping was appointed local representative for Maersk Line in Malta in 2009. Maersk Group later launched a new European regional shipping company, Seago Line. Direct services are now available to and from various ports such as the US, Far East, Northern Europe including the UK, Middle East, Libya and Tunisia – making Malta a central Mediterranean hub for the biggest shipping line in the world. Thomas Smith Group completed its full range of expertise in 2013, with the introduction of a worldwide cost-effective express courier service in collaboration with SDV, a subsidiary of Bolloré Logistics. Other shipping services include the provision of navigational charts, international removals, and specialist logistics services within the film and entertainment industries. Insurance activity is performed via two companies – namely a brokerage and an agency. Thomas Smith provides insurance cover for all personal lines including motor, travel, home, health, and pleasure craft, as well as business risks such as marine cargo, business combined policies, liability, and group health.

Troy Shipping Agency Ltd 8, Cross Road Marsa MRS 1544 Tel: 21 227 950/1 Mobile: 99 490 201, 99 090 201, 99 500 201 Fax: 21 227 952 E-mail: troyship@maltanet.net VAT Reg: MT 1776-2728 Co. Reg: C36231 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Carmel Anastasi (Agency Manager) Melvin Gouder (Operations Manager) Mr. Dominic Parascandalo (Operations Manager) Services: Shipping Agents

Valletta Cruise Port 45 - 46 Pinto Wharf, Floriana FRN 1913 Tel: +356 2567 3000 +356 2567 3114 E-mail: info@vallettacruiseport.com

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Website: www.vallettacruiseport.com Contact: Mr. John Portelli (CEO Mr. Stephen Xuereb (CFO) Mr. Charles Duncan (Port Services Manager) Mr. Fotis Konidaris (Terminal Services Manager) Mr. Tonio Zammit (Security Manager) Services: Terminal Operators

White Brothers Ltd W. B. Buildings, St. Bernard Street Marsa MRS 1332 Tel: 21 245 512 Fax: 21 247 374 E-mail: admin@whitebrosmalta.com mario.ciantar@whitebrosmalta.com Website: www.whitebrosmalta.com VAT Reg: MT 1240-0622 Co. Reg: C 12609 Bankers: Bank of Valletta plc Contact: Mr. Mario Ciantar (Managing Director) Services: Airport, Airfield Operations, Air Traffic Services; Boat Haulage; Cargo Handling Contractors; Cargo Handling Equipment; Container Repairs & Refurbishment; Container & Transport Operators; Crane Services; Customs Brokers/Agents; Discharging/ Loading Assistance to Vessels; Export Packers; Flatbed Trailer Hire & Shipping; Freight Forwarders; Hoisting Services & Equipment; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Offshore Ship Supply Services; Oil Industry Services; Pipeline Investigation; Ship Supplies; Ship to Shore Handling Agents; Towage Services & Equipment; Transhipment Services

Wilhelmsen Ships Service Malta Ltd. Wilhelmsen House Sannat Lane Marsa MRS1310 Tel: 21 227 890 Fax: 21 227 893 E-mail: wss.malta@wilhelmsen.com Website: www.wilhelmsen.com VAT Reg: MT 1723-4416 Co. Reg: C 34654 Contact: Karl Magro (Ship Agency Service Manager Malta) Services: Cruise Liner Agents; Customs Brokers/Agents; Direct Ship-to-Ship Transfer; Discharging/Loading Assistance to Vessels; Docking & Slipping Facilities & Services; Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering; Flatbed Trailer Hire & Shipping; Husbandry; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Ship Agents; Ship Brokers; Ship to Ship Transfer (Petroleum); Ship to Shore Handling Agents; Shipping Agents

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COMPANY INFORMATION W J Parnis England 60, South Street Valletta VLT 1103 Tel: 21 244 306 Fax: 21 233 093 E-mail: info@wjpe.com Website: www.wjpe.com VAT Reg: MT 1126-3336 Co. Reg: C 399 Bankers: HSBC Bank Malta plc Contact: Mr. J Bowman (General Manager) Services: Air Freight Services; Bunkering Services; Cargo Carriers; Container & Transport Operators; Cruise Liner Agents; Freight Brokers; Freight Forwarders; Groupage Bond Operators; Haulage; Husbandry; Logistics Storage & Warehousing Facilities; Marine Equipment, Supplies & Services; Marine Fuel & Lubricants; Marine Refrigeration & Air Conditioning; Ports; Registration of Ships & Yachts; Ro-Ro Liner/Ferry Service; Ship Brokers; Ship Management; Ship Owners; Ship to Shore Handling Agents; Shipping Agents; Shipping Lines; Shore Excursions for Cruise Liners; Trailer Operators; Transhipment Services Profile: W J Parnis England provides onshore and offshore services to the international maritime community. The well-trained team is able to offer a 24/7 service 365 days a year. The services provided include:

• Liner Agency. • Handling of full cycle of transhipment of containers in Malta Freeport. • Ship Husbandry. • Bunkering • Crew Change and repatriation. • Provision of ship supplies and spare parts. • Freight Forwarding and international transport. • NVOCC operations. • Handling of air-freight cargo worldwide • TIR services to/from Malta, to/from mainland Europe, and the UK; • Consolidated cargo operations to and from most worldwide destinations. • Ship registration W.J. Parnis England also has a large ship registration department, being one of the pioneers of ship registration in Malta and having over 30 years of experience in the field.


Sullivan Maritime provides a wealth of services backed by years of experience in every sphere of the shipping world. Today we represent established shipping lines and principals operating regular services to and from Malta. Sullivan Maritime guarantees highly personalised, value-added customer service.

a broad range of services to save you time and money. We can offer truly competitive

At Sullivan Maritime we add one ingredient that makes a world of difference - Quality.

SULLIVAN MARITIME LTD 21/22 St Barbara Bastion Valletta VLT 1961 - Malta. Tel: (+356) 21226873, 21251564 Fax: (+356) 2122 6876 Email: info@sullivanmaritime.com.mt Website: www.sullivanmaritime.com.mt Facebook: facebook.com/sullivanmaritimeltd


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