Chetcuti Cauchi holds strong links with all
sectors of shipping and maritime law and the firm has specialised
lawyers in all shipping-related fields of law including ship
finance, litigation and admiralty.
Chetcuti Cauchi is the preferred maritime law firm
for banks, other
financial institutions and ship-owners seeking
the most effective and advantageous financing.
Our maritime law services include:
flag and ship registration under Maltese flag and overseas and
dealings with related formalities;
bareboat charter registrations;
ship owning and ship management company incorporation;
marine mortgages and other form of securities;
discharging of mortgages;
ship sales and purchases;
chartering and leasing;
syndicated bank loans; and
generally advising financing institutions on security and mortgage
enforcement matters as well as on other Maltese maritime law
Owners of all types of vessels, from pleasure yachts to
passenger cruise ships, tankers and oil rigs, may register such vessels under
the Malta flag and take advantage of the various benefits, particularly fiscal,
available under Maltese law. As the Malta flag is a flag of confidence and a
flag of choice, Malta’s Ship Register is today one of the eight largest ship
registers in the world.
We regularly assist clients in connection with the
registration of vessels under the Malta flag as well as with the registration of
companies and other entities which own, manage or administer such vessels.