On 23rd March 2016 the MMLA in collaboration with the Yachting Services Business Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and Transport Malta invited to a workshop on ‘MLC COMPLIANCE FOR THE YACHTING SECTOR’.
Presentations were delivered by members of the MMLA Executive Committee Dr. Matthew Attard, Dr. Nicholas Valenzia, Dr. Anthony Galea and Mr. Mario Grech, Technical Compliance Superintendent of Transport Malta. Panellists in the second part of the event included Dr. Alison Vassallo, Chairperson of the Yachting Services Business Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Ivan Sammut, Registrar-General of Shipping and Seamen of the Merchant Shipping Directorate within Transport Malta and Ing. Paul Cardona, Managing Director and Principal Surveyor of MISA and Dr. Anthony Galea who chaired the panel.
Presentations can be downloaded below:
On Friday 30 October 2015 the Malta Maritime Law Association hosted a seminar entitled ‘Irregular Migration and its impact on International Shipping’ with the participation of Brigadier (Ret’d) Martin Xuereb, Director of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), Dr. Katrine Camilleri, Migration Law expert and Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta, and Dr. Felicity Attard, Resident Academic from the Department of International Law of the University of Malta.
- Brig. (Ret’d) Martin Xuereb, A responsibility to protect one step beyond the legal obligation
- Dr. Katrine Camilleri, Protection at sea. Issues raised when protection seekers are rescued by private vessels
- Dr. Felicity Attard, Is the duty to render assistance at sea absolute? A Shipmaster’s perspective