2017 MCAST maritime certificates equivalent to Nautical Licence

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Transport Malta notifies that with immediate effect and until 31st December 2017, the Certificates issued by the MCAST Maritime Institute in 2017 are considered as equivalent to the official Nautical Licence issued by Transport Malta. A copy of this Certificate should always be carried on board in lieu of such Nautical Licence. Certificates issued prior to 2017 are not considered as equivalent to the official Nautical Licence and application for the Nautical Licence must be immediately done.

Registered owners of small ships (S Register) are further reminded that, subject to no changes
made to the small ship\’s details, the renewal of the registration and the presentation of the
Insurance Certificate (when applicable), can be effected by one of the methods listed hereunder:

Online: By visiting www.licenzji-tal-bahar.gov.mt. Small ships\’ (S Register) owners are required to be in possession of an e-ID account. A copy of a valid Insurance Certificate may be required when applicable.

Mail: By using the Transport Malta self-addressed envelope provided with the renewal notice and sending a cheque payment payable to Transport Malta.

SSR Office: By calling at the Small Ships Register Office at the Malta Transport Centre, Xatt I-Ghassara tal-Gheneb, Marsa. Office hours are Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays), between 08:30hrs and 13:00hrs.

Renewal of Nautical Licences can be effected by mail using the Transport Malta self-addressed envelope provided with the registration renewal notice.

Transport Malta reminds all drivers of craft equipped with an engine or engines with a combined power of 30HP or more, must be in possession of a valid Nautical Licence.