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  • Temporary Mooring Temporary Mooring for Small Shipsfor Small Ships

    Proposal and PolicyProposal and Policy

  • Proposal DefinitionProposal Definition

    Regulate the placing and maintaining of Regulate the placing and maintaining of moorings and buoys moorings and buoys

    In accordance with the requirements of In accordance with the requirements of Berthing regulations L.N. 117 of 1975Berthing regulations L.N. 117 of 1975 and and Mooring of small ships and boats Mooring of small ships and boats regulations L.N. 69 of 1993regulations L.N. 69 of 1993

  • Proposal AimsProposal Aims

    Take stock of the present situationTake stock of the present situation

    Reorganize itReorganize it

    Provide a lasting solutionProvide a lasting solution

    New framework New framework LegalLegal

    OrganizationalOrganizational

  • ScopeScope

    the reviewing and verification of existing the reviewing and verification of existing applications and permits;applications and permits;

    the establishing of areas for moorings the establishing of areas for moorings that shall be managed by a private that shall be managed by a private operator;operator;

    the better utilization of these areas; the better utilization of these areas;

    the reviewing of the existing legislation the reviewing of the existing legislation and policy. and policy.

  • ObjectivesObjectives

    To establish temporary mooring zones.To establish temporary mooring zones.To establish a standard and specifications for temporary To establish a standard and specifications for temporary mooring areas. mooring areas. To reorganize allocated moorings.To reorganize allocated moorings.To organize eight temporary mooring zones by 2010.To organize eight temporary mooring zones by 2010.To establish temporary mooring zones to be managed To establish temporary mooring zones to be managed by private operators by 2010. by private operators by 2010. To periodically monitor and control the established To periodically monitor and control the established allocated temporary mooring places against the allocated temporary mooring places against the established standard, specifications and the Authoritys established standard, specifications and the Authoritys requirements.requirements.

  • FederationSpinola

    Association & FederationSan Gorg

    Birzebbugia

    Association & FederationIl-Maghluq

    Marsaxlokk

    FederationMsida

    Association & FederationMgarr Gozo

    Association & Federation

    Some Permit Holders hired the mooring space to third parties.

    Due to changes in vessels on mooring some vessels are now too big or to small for mooring allocated.

    Review present permits to make sure that no permit is being misused.Reorganize vessels according to mooring plan

    Allocate vacant moorings revoked during review process

    Organized moorings placed by MMA according to a predefined mooring plan

    Bugibba

    Discussed withReasonDescription of worksAreaLocality

    Localities planned to be reorganized by 2010

  • FederationFederationXemxijaXemxija

    FederationFederationPietaPieta

    Association & Association & FederationFederationGziraGzira

    Association & Association & FederationFederationBirzebbugiaBirzebbugia

    FederationFederationStSt GeorgeGeorgessStSt JulianJulianss

    FederationFederationSalina BaySalina Bay

    Local Council Local Council & & FederationFederation

    MelliehaMellieha BayBay

    Association & Association & FederationFederation

    To regulate the placing ofTo regulate the placing ofmoorings and buoys.moorings and buoys.

    To stop illegal mooring andTo stop illegal mooring andthe associate thriving illicitthe associate thriving illicitbusiness.business.

    To protect bayTo protect bays froms frombecoming becoming harboursharbours..

    To better utilize these areas,To better utilize these areas,Whereby slipways areWhereby slipways areaccessible and for mooringsaccessible and for mooringsTo be permitted 10metresTo be permitted 10metresfrom a swimmersfrom a swimmers zone andzone and20metres for the shore, where20metres for the shore, whereswimming is permittedswimming is permitted

    Establish temporaryEstablish temporarymooring zones,mooring zones,according to aaccording to apredefined mooringpredefined mooringplan categorized byplan categorized byboats sizeboats size

    Reallocate all permitsReallocate all permitswithin the newwithin the newmooring planmooring plan

    NonNon--organizedorganized

    Moorings placedMoorings placedby vessels ownerby vessels ownerin an Nonin an Non--organizedorganizedmannermanner

    MarsaxlokkMarsaxlokk

    Discussed withDiscussed withReasonReasonDescription of worksDescription of worksAreaAreaLocalityLocality

    Localities planned to be organized by 2010Localities planned to be organized by 2010

  • PolicyPolicy

    Identify and establish areas designated Identify and establish areas designated for the temporary mooring of small ships for the temporary mooring of small ships and boats;and boats;

    Promote greater accountability and Promote greater accountability and transparency through effective transparency through effective management of the areas.management of the areas.

  • Zone Allocation Criteria Zone Allocation Criteria

    The interests of The interests of small recreational boat owners small recreational boat owners local councilslocal councils FederationsFederations AssociationsAssociations etc. etc.

    The dependency by boat owners in making a living from The dependency by boat owners in making a living from the sea.the sea.As a development area it may require permits from other As a development area it may require permits from other Government entities.Government entities.A public call for tenders shall be made for zones that will A public call for tenders shall be made for zones that will be managed by an operator.be managed by an operator.

  • StandardStandard

    The permitted distance from shore and swimmers The permitted distance from shore and swimmers zones shall be at least 20 and 10metres respectively; zones shall be at least 20 and 10metres respectively; The type of mooring tackle and the manner that it is The type of mooring tackle and the manner that it is laid shall be that as approved by the Authority;laid shall be that as approved by the Authority;Temporary mooring permit holders in zones managed Temporary mooring permit holders in zones managed by the Authority shall be charged a fee in accordance by the Authority shall be charged a fee in accordance with legislated tariffs.with legislated tariffs.Mooring zone private operators shall charge their own Mooring zone private operators shall charge their own fee; fee; Tenders to boats tied close to shore shall be permitted Tenders to boats tied close to shore shall be permitted in places where no swimming is allowed;in places where no swimming is allowed;Where possible mooring zones shall have adequate Where possible mooring zones shall have adequate places reserved for disabled persons. places reserved for disabled persons.

  • Eligibility Eligibility applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and are ;applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and are ;

    the owners (or authorized representative) of the sea vessel beinthe owners (or authorized representative) of the sea vessel being g moored, the sea vessels certificate of registration is requiredmoored, the sea vessels certificate of registration is required as as proof of ownership, and ; proof of ownership, and ;

    Maltese citizens or Maltese overseas citizens; orMaltese citizens or Maltese overseas citizens; or holders of a permanent address in Malta; or,holders of a permanent address in Malta; or, citizenscitizens

    applicants must complete a standard application form and submit applicants must complete a standard application form and submit it to the Malta Maritime Authority; it to the Malta Maritime Authority; the application, as a minimum, shall contain the application, as a minimum, shall contain

    the date when it was drawn up,the date when it was drawn up, the applicants and owners particulars, the applicants and owners particulars, mooring location details, mooring location details, boat dimensionsboat dimensions applicants signature. applicants signature.

    An acknowledgement shall be issued to this effectAn acknowledgement shall be issued to this effect

  • AllocationsAllocations

    Vessels shall be allocated space on a first come first Vessels shall be allocated space on a first come first served basis and moored in places according to size, served basis and moored in places according to size, material type and category (fulltime fishermen, material type and category (fulltime fishermen, commercial operators and recreational boaters).commercial operators and recreational boaters).

    Unsuccessful applicants shall be kept on a waiting list.Unsuccessful applicants shall be kept on a waiting list.

    Upon refusal of a temporary mooring place, applicants Upon refusal of a temporary mooring place, applicants (excluding fulltime fishermen) shall lose their ranking (excluding fulltime fishermen) shall lose their ranking on the waiting list;on the waiting list;

  • Applicants PrioritizationApplicants PrioritizationPermit holders in temporary mooring zones where rePermit holders in temporary mooring zones where re--organization will be effected shall have preference of organization will be effected shall have preference of temporary mooring tenure or re allocation over others.temporary mooring tenure or re allocation over others.First preference shall be given according to district in First preference shall be given according to district in selected zonesselected zones fishermen fishermen commercial operators commercial operators partpart--time fishermen, time fishermen,

    Restricted ZonesRestricted Zones

  • Mooring PermitsMooring Permits

    Every temporary mooring place shall be Every temporary mooring place shall be identifiable by its locality and given sequential identifiable by its locality and given sequential number. This shall also be the temporary number. This shall also be the temporary mooring permit number. mooring permit number. A correspondence file bearing the same number A correspondence file bearing the same number shall be established for each mooring place and shall be established for each mooring place and kept at the Small Ships Register. kept at the Small Ships Register. An up to date list shall be made available at the An up to date list shall be made available at the Small Ships Register that shall include any Small Ships Register that shall include any outstanding issues;outstanding issues;

  • Permit ConditionsPermit Conditions

    Separate temporary mooring permit conditions Separate temporary mooring permit conditions shall be established for zones that are shall be established for zones that are managed by the Authority and from those managed by the Authority and from those managed by the Operator. managed by the Operator. Temporary mooring permit conditions for Temporary mooring permit conditions for zones managed by an Operator shall be as zones managed by an Operator shall be as those agreed between the Authority and the those agreed between the Authority and the Operator. Operator. All temporary mooring conditions are subject All temporary mooring conditions are subject to change as the Authority may direct to change as the Authority may direct according to Government policies and according to Government policies and requirements.requirements.

  • The Authoritys ConditionsThe Authoritys Conditionsthe requirements as specified in the requirements as specified in Mooring of small ships and boats regulations L.N. 69 Mooring of small ships and boats regulations L.N. 69 of 1993of 1993; ; that temporary mooring permits shall not be transferable except;that temporary mooring permits shall not be transferable except;

    by transmission due to inheritance of boat,by transmission due to inheritance of boat, by donation of boat between married couple, father and son but nby donation of boat between married couple, father and son but not between ot between

    siblings; siblings; the temporary mooring permit shall the temporary mooring permit shall

    be issued on a standard form, by the Authority,be issued on a standard form, by the Authority, bearing the Authoritys logobearing the Authoritys logo shall have printed on it a unique number ( in sequential order),shall have printed on it a unique number ( in sequential order), the issue and expiry dates,the issue and expiry dates, owner details,owner details, mooring location details and GPS readings,mooring location details and GPS readings, boat registration number and/or name,boat registration number and/or name, the signature of the MMA Officer authorizing the permitthe signature of the MMA Officer authorizing the permit the Authoritys official stamp;the Authoritys official stamp;

    Temporary mooring permit holders shall be permitted to use the mTemporary mooring permit holders shall be permitted to use the mooring for another ooring for another small ship or boat subject to the Authoritys approval;small ship or boat subject to the Authoritys approval;any other conditions that the Authority may deem proper to be inany other conditions that the Authority may deem proper to be included from time to cluded from time to time.time.

  • StatusStatus

    All six organized mooring plans have been All six organized mooring plans have been reviewed.reviewed.

    Misused Misused Permits are being revoked.Permits are being revoked.

    NonNon--organized Temporary Mooring Permits organized Temporary Mooring Permits issued in all localities that are planned to be issued in all localities that are planned to be reorganized by August 2010 are being reviewed.reorganized by August 2010 are being reviewed.

    Present footprint identifiedPresent footprint identified

    Mooring plans for new areas are being drafted Mooring plans for new areas are being drafted

  • List of Mooring Zones per DistrictList of Mooring Zones per District

    Rabat (Rabat (GozoGozo), Fontana, ), Fontana, GGajnsielemajnsielem, , GGarbarb, , GGasriasri, , KerKeremem,,Santa Santa LuLuijaija -- KerKeremem, , MunxarMunxar, , XlendiXlendi -- MunxarMunxar, , NadurNadur,,QalaQala, San , San LawrenzLawrenz, , SannatSannat, , XagXagrara, , XewkijaXewkija, , ebbuebbu ((GozoGozo),),MarsalfornMarsalforn ebbuebbu

    MgarrMgarr GozoGozoDistrict 11District 11

    MellieMellieaaWestremeWestremeDistrict 10District 10

    MdinaMdina, Attard, Balzan, , Attard, Balzan, MostaMosta, , NaxxarNaxxar, San Pawl, San Pawl--ilil BaBaararVeccaVeccaDistrict 9District 9

    GGiraira, Pembroke, San , Pembroke, San iljaniljan, , PacevillePaceville -- San San iljaniljan, Sliema, SliemaSpinolaSpinolaDistrict 8District 8

    GGargargurur, , MsidaMsida, San , San wannwann, , KapparaKappara -- San San wannwann, , SwieqiSwieqi,,IbraIbra -- SwieqiSwieqi, , MadlienaMadliena -- SwieqiSwieqi, Ta' , Ta' XbiexXbiex, , BirkirkaraBirkirkara, Fleur, Fleurde Lys de Lys -- BirkirkaraBirkirkara, , IklinIklin, , LijaLija, Santa , Santa VeneraVenera

    MsidaMsidaDistrict 7District 7

    MarsaskalaMarsaskala, , abbarabbarMarsaskalaMarsaskalaDistrict 6District 6

    ebbuebbu (Malta), Dingli, (Malta), Dingli, MMarrarr, , MtarfaMtarfa, Rabat (Malta), Rabat (Malta)MgarrMgarrDistrict 5District 5

    BirBirebbuebbuaa, , KirkopKirkop, , MqabbaMqabba, , QrendiQrendi, Safi, , Safi, urriequrrieq, , BubaqraBubaqra urriequrrieq, , LuqaLuqa, , SiSiiewiiewi

    BirBirebbuebbuaaDistrict 4District 4

    ejtunejtun, , FguraFgura, , Marsaxlokk, , , Marsaxlokk, GudjaGudja, , GGaxaqaxaq, Marsa, Paola,, Marsa, Paola,Santa Santa LuLuijaija, , TarxienTarxien

    MarsaxlokkMarsaxlokkDistrict 3District 3

    BirguBirgu, Isla, , Isla, BormlaBormla, , KalkaraKalkara, , XgXgajraajraKalkaraKalkaraDistrict 2District 2

    Valletta, Valletta, FlorianaFloriana, , amrunamrun, P/M Marsa, , P/M Marsa, PietPiet, , GwardamanGwardamanaa, , PietPiet, , QormiQormi

    PietPietDistrict 1District 1

    LocalitiesLocalitiesMooringMooringZoneZone

    DistrictDistrict

  • DESIGNATED AREAS FOR TEMPORARY MOORINGDESIGNATED AREAS FOR TEMPORARY MOORING

    BaBaarar ii--agagaqaq1414

    St. JulianSt. Julians, s, SpinolaSpinola1313

    St. JulianSt. Julians St. George's Bays St. George's Bay1212

    St. Julian's St. Julian's BallutaBalluta1111

    Sliema CreekSliema Creek1010

    LazzarettoLazzaretto CreekCreek--Ta' Ta' XbiexXbiex99

    LazzarettoLazzaretto CreekCreek--GGiraira88

    MsidaMsida CreekCreek77and St. Julian'sand St. Julian's

    Pieta CreekPieta Creek66MarsamxettMarsamxett HarbourHarbour

    MarsamxettMarsamxett--HaywharfHaywharf55MaltaMalta

    MarsamxettMarsamxett44Area 2 Area 2

    Valletta under MCCValletta under MCC3 3

    KalkaraKalkaraouter area near outer area near BighiBighi22Grand Grand HarbourHarbour

    KalkaraKalkara11Area 1 Area 1

    LocalityLocality

  • WiedWied ii--urriequrrieq2727

    GGarar LapsiLapsi2626

    Marsaxlokk, Marsaxlokk, IrdumIrdum ilil--BiesBies2525

    Marsaxlokk Marsaxlokk ilil--MagMagluqluq2424

    MarsaxlokkMarsaxlokk2323

    St. Thomas BaySt. Thomas Bay2222

    MarsaskalaMarsaskala2121

    BirBirebbuebbuaa, Il, Il--QajjenQajjenaa2020

    BirBirebbuebbuaa at jettyat jetty1919

    BirBirebbuebbuaa, , WiedWied ilil--BuniBuni1818

    BirBirebbuebbuaa St George's BaySt George's Bay1717South and westSouth and west

    BirBirebbuebbuaanear near waterpolowaterpolo pitchpitch1616MaltaMalta

    BirBirebbuebbuaa1515Area 3 Area 3

  • XemxijaXemxija Hill sideHill side4141

    XemxijaXemxija VeVejaja4040

    XemxijaXemxija FekrunaFekruna3939

    XemxijaXemxija3838

    St Paul's Bay St Paul's Bay taltal--GGazzelinazzelin -- SimentaSimenta3737

    St Paul's Bay St Paul's Bay taltal--GGazzelinazzelin -- SirensSirens3636

    St Paul's Bay near SchoolSt Paul's Bay near School3535

    St Paul's Bay St Paul's Bay in front of Barracudain front of Barracuda3434

    BugibbaBugibba3333

    BugibbaBugibba MenqaMenqa3232

    Salina Bay South near hotelSalina Bay South near hotel3131

    Salina Bay North Salina Bay North along along QawraQawra ilil--KanalKanal3030

    Salina Bay North along Salina Bay North along QawraQawra2929Malta EastMalta East

    Salina Bay Salina Bay -- Near salt pansNear salt pans2828Area 4 Area 4

  • irkewwairkewwa5353

    Marfa Marfa RamlaRamla BayBay5252

    ArmierArmier -- QortinQortin5151

    ArmierArmier -- LittleLittle5050

    ArmierArmier4949

    MistraMistra4848

    MellieMellieaa--Golden Sands BayGolden Sands Bay4747

    MellieMellieaa -- Anchor bayAnchor bay4646

    MellieMellieaa in front of in front of TunnyTunny NetNet4545

    MellieMellieaa at itat it--TunnaraTunnara promenadepromenade4444

    MellieMellieaa along side of along side of MellieMellieaa Bay HotelBay Hotel4343Malta NorthMalta North

    nejnanejna BayBay4242Area 5 Area 5

  • ondoqondoq irir--RummienRummien6363

    DaDaletlet QorrotQorrot6262

    QgajjarQgajjar6161

    DwejraDwejra6060

    MMarrarr ixix--XiniXini5959

    XlendiXlendi BayBay5858

    MgarrMgarr GozoGozo5757

    MarsalfornMarsalforn ilil--MagMagluqluq5656CominoComino

    MarsalfornMarsalforn5555GozoGozo and and

    Comino St Maria BayComino St Maria Bay5454Area 6Area 6