The Malta Transport Authority has taken measures in the context of COVID-19 which have been made public with the following notices:
MS Notice 160 on SUPPORTING MEASURES TO THE MALTESE SHIPPING INDUSTRY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC offering shipowners the possibility of deferring due payment of registration fees and annual tonnage tax, the anniversary date of which falls due on or after the first day of April 2020. The deferment may be made for a period of three months, during which period the Registry will continue to issue renewed certificates of registry upon receipt of a request to proceed.
MS Notice 158 on EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES RESULTING FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Port Notice 6/2020 ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AND INSTRUCTIONS TO MARINE TERMINALS AND PORT SERVICE PROVIDERS
Port Notice 5/2020 PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES TO CRUISE LINERS AND PASSENGER SHIPS