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Malta | UK

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

We can 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

June 18, 2024 in Legal, Technical

New Updated WRECKSTAGE Agreement 2024 Has Been Released By BIMCO

WRECKSTAGE, the industry-standard agreement for maritime wreck removal projects where the contractor is paid on a lump sum basis, has been updated by BIMCO. Several adjustments have been made, the…
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May 14, 2024 in Legal

The Malta Sanctions Monitoring Board Has Published Guidance on the Reporting Obligations and Deadlines Under Article 5r of Regulation 833/2014

Due to Russia’s ongoing actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine, the Sanctions Monitoring Board refers to Article 5r of Council Regulation 833/2014 addressing restrictive measures. In accordance with this clause,…
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April 23, 2024 in Legal, Technical

MARPOL Annex V – Extension of Garbage Record Book Requirements

Applicable to: shipowners, ship operators, ship managers and ship masters. On May 1, 2024, new MARPOL Annex V amendments will go into effect, mandating ships with a gross tonnage of…
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