The Application of COLREGS under Maltese Law

Associate Martina Farrugia‘s latest article discusses the deliberation made by the First Hall, Civil Court presided over by Justice Toni Abela following an action for damages filed by the owner of a fishing vessel Eolo that suffered significant damages when a cement carrier NS Koralle collided with it while attempting to berth in Malta’s Grand Harbour. The Court discussed the liability of the shipowner, the application of the COLREG rules under Maltese law and the duty to maintain a proper look out when navigating. You may read the full article by clicking here.