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Malta | UK

Vassallo Associates is a specialist multidisciplinary firm of legal and technical professionals with heritage in the marine field since 1870. We offer a diverse range of claims and risk services for international clients and their underwriters.

We have the ability to deal with complex cases by bringing together a prominent team of advocates and litigation lawyers with extensive experience in marine and commercial dispute resolution, with a formidable team of engineers, master mariners and marine surveyors that provide a full range of technical consultancy, surveying services and audits. We also support clients across any industry segment with management systems and ESG consultancy, with a strong involvement in the UK and beyond.

Practice Areas

Management Systems

Marine Inspections and Surveys

Environmental, Social and Governance

Marine Accident Investigation

Commercial Litigation

Risk Management

Marine Litigation


Claims Management

Cargo Surveys

Dynamic Positioning

Marine Audits

Latest Updates

November 28, 2023 in Legal, Technical

In 2023, Vassallo Associates assisted shipowners through the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste Notification Procedure under the Basel Convention

Ship recycling, also known as shipbreaking, is a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of the maritime industry. As vessels age or become obsolete, responsible disposal becomes imperative. Recognising the need…
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November 14, 2023 in Legal, Technical

Transport Malta Merchant Shipping Notice 182 – Amended EU MRV Regulation

Transport Malta has issued Merchant Shipping Notice 182 dated 14th November 2023.MS 182 is a notice to ship owners, Ship Operators, Managers, Masters, Owners’ Representatives and Recognised organisations. It draws…
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October 17, 2023 in Legal, Technical

Ratified by Hong Kong, the Ship Recycling Convention will go into effect in 2025

Applicable to: Shipyards, suppliers, ship owners and managers, flag states as well as ship recycling facilities. After being ratified by Bangladesh and Liberia, the Hong Kong International Convention for the…
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