Shipping & Aviation Law

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Shipping and Aviation law – Malta

Chetcuti Cauchi’s Transport Law practice group is a leader when dealing with Shipping and Aviation law, providing comprehensive advice in shipping and aviation matters. Companies who seek potential aircraft management solutions in Malta know that Chetcuti Cauchi is the aviation law firm of choice in Malta.  Our keen aviation team stands as the leading aviation law practice, and represents persons, both physical and legal, such as aircraft holding and management companies and aviation financiers and private jet owners.


The use of Malta companies in local and international ship owner and vessel management is one of the specialities of our maritime team. It is considered to be a norm for our lawyers in the Maritime team to provide at all times ingenious and systematic solutions for the clients plan in the most adequate and auspicious manner.   When our team deals with shipping company, it makes sure to be involved in the day to day running of its client’s activities, administering legal support were necessary for the proper administration of the vessels and the company themselves.

Shipping and Aviation - Cyprus

Being a logistic hub in the heart of the Mediterranean, Cyprus has the incitement for a deep understanding and interdependency on the Maritime sector.  The Cypriots use maritime both for tourism and trade, which are considered to be the backbone needed for the economy of a small island such as Cyprus.

As an EU member state, Cyprus is used as a logistic hub internationally. It is part of a number of international conventions and regulations for the uses of the sea and territorial water. Thus there are a lot of requirements one needs to fulfil, be it a physical person or a legal person. Flexibility and reliability are key requirements one must have in order to enter into the maritime and shipping sectors in Cyprus.

Chetcuti Chauchi’s Transport Law practice group will collaborate with and represent their clients through the regulations stipulated by the international treaties and other regulations, such as flag and ship registration, bareboat charter regulations, ship owning and ship management, company incorporation, marine mortgages and other form of securities, discharging of mortgages, ship sales and purchases, ship finance, chartering and leasing, syndicated bank loans, and security and mortgage enforcement , as well as other Cypriot maritime law matters.

Shipping & Aviation Expertise

Shipping and Maritime law is considered to be one of the firm’s specialities, with lawyers specialised 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 looking for the most adequate and profitable financing.

Owners of all type of yachts, from pleasure yachts to passenger cruise ships, tankers and oil rigs, may register such vessels under the Cypriot flag and benefit from the advantages available under Cypriot law.

Lead by Dr Silvana Zammit, our premier partner who specialises in regulatory aspects, taxation & general matters relating to transport industries, Chetcuti Cauchi’s team are geared with noteworthy proficiency and experience in giving consultation on legitimate issues regarding airlines, air travels, aviation & shipping tax, relationships between private entities that operate vessels and other marine activities.

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