The formation of a Maltese Shipping Company is a straightforward operation and normally actual incorporation can be established within 24 hours. There are no nationality requirements as to both the shareholders and directors of the Maltese Shipping Company. Shipping companies incorporated by our Firm will typically have their registered address at our own address and we will also act as Company Service Providers.
Maltese Shipping Companies are established under the Merchant Shipping Act, Chapter 234 of the Laws of Malta. Resorting to the establishment of Merchant Shipping Act Company yields several benefits and advantages - the most attractive being those that arise in conjunction with the owning and / or operation of tonnage-tax paid vessels including those vessels registered under the Maltese Flag