MSIU Safety Alert 01/2022

See the MSIU Safety Alert 01/2022 re lithium-ion battery fires on yachts.

Travel Requirements Regulation 25/07/2022

Visiting and traveling boat owners are notified that the COVID-19 travel requirements that have been in force for the last year, are repealed as of the 25/07/2022. This means that passengers arriving on boats after this date are no longer required to obtain clearance prior to entry from the Port Medic, and no Vaccination certificate is required.

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COVID-19 Travel Update 22/07/2021

All yachts  arriving or returning from outside Maltese waters are obliged to report their arrival to VTS on VHF Radio.

ALL yachts, foreign and Maltese registered, are to obtain clearance from Port Health prior to entering any yacht marina and/or pontoon and/or buoy. Visiting yachts are advised to obtain clearance before departure from the foreign port. .

The documents required, subject to current Port Health procedures, are being listed below:

Documents for vetting and clearance must be addressed to Port Medic’s office on the following addresses:

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Dr John Mizzi:                                         

Dr Martin Anthony Williams:             

Traveling with Your Boat?

Boat owners planning to travel overseas with their boat are advised that they must complete and submit the following medical declaration forms as required by the Port Health Authority.

  1. Public Health Passenger Locator Form
  2. Travel Declaration Form

The completed forms must be submitted for each member of the family travelling, by email to 24 hours before the return to Malta. Wait for confirmation to proceed before returning.

If no reply is received and the planned departure time is approaching, the Port Health Authority may be contacted by telephone on +356 2122 4810 (24 hours).

Kindly copy and into correspondence with the Port Health Authority to avoid encountering difficulties on arrival in Malta.

Visiting Yachts after 1st July 2020

With the lifting of the travel ban on 1st July 2020, The Msida & Ta’ Xbiex Marina is once again able to accept visiting yachts with crew only on board from the following countries subject to clearance from the Port Medical Authorities:

Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Croatia, Cyprus

The travel ban has also been lifted for the following countries.

Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Iceland, Slovakia, Norway, Denmark, Hungary, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Luxembourg, Czech Republic

All visiting yachts, or Maltese yachts returning from overseas must submit a Maritime Declaration of Health and a Crew List to 24 hours before their planned arrival in Malta, and wait for approval before travelling. They would then need to submit the confirmed approval by email to the Marina where they plan to stay.  

On arrival in Maltese territorial waters they should call Valletta Port Control on Channel 12 to advise them of their arrival and await instructions. When told to proceed to their Marina they should call the Marina on VHF Channel 13.

Visitors from outside the approved list of countries may be accepted if they are able to prove that they have been in one of the countries on the approved list for at least 14 days before travelling to Malta.

Yacht owners should be aware that face masks or visors are obligatory in shops and offices in Malta. Bars, restaurants and places of entertainment are open and do not require face masks.

Face masks can be purchased from any local pharmacy.