Accident and Incident Safety Investigations

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate would like to remind all concerned that, in addition to the reporting obligations in terms of Section 307 of the Merchant Shipping Act, any occurrence happening on board a Maltese ship anywhere in the world and any ship within Maltese waters shall be reported to the Marine Safety Investigation Unit in terms of the Merchant Shipping (Accident and Incident Safety Investigation) Regulations, 2011, Subsidiary Legislation 234.49, published on 12 July 2011.

To read Technical Notice 94 Rev.1, click here.

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.