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August 22 11:46 2012 by The Editor Print This Article

Shipping in Malta

Thanks to its strategic location, Malta is a country with a wide and old Maritime tradition. Positioned in the middle of one of the major shipping arteries in the world, Malta offers a whole range of international maritime services and facilities. Its shipping history has also introduced Malta to be an active member of the international Maritime Organisation (IMO), confirming all the major maritime conventions. 
In addition, Malta is also a member of the International Maritime Satellite Organisation (INMARSAT); increasing number of maritime co-operation agreements and double taxation treaties world-wide.
The ideal location and position is additionally reinforced by the solid foundation of the complementary maritime services offered in Malta. This includes Freeport areas in the Mediterranean, major oil bunkering facilities, and a modern cruise passenger terminal.The Maltese authorities and the service providers are committed to maintain the excellent reputation of the Maltese flag as a flag of quality.