Estonia Ship Registration
- For the purposes of this Act, an Estonian partner or Estonian co-owner is an Estonian citizen or an Estonian legal person. For the purposes of this Act, an Estonian legal person is a legal person registered in Estonia or a legal person in public law founded in Estonia.
- Upon registration of a ship, a citizen of a Member State of the European Union and a company or other legal person in private law founded pursuant to the law of a Member State of the European Union whose seat and business establishment is in a Member State of the European Union shall, upon request, be equal to the owner, co-owner or co-successor of a seagoing vessel specified in 1 and 2 of this Act, provided that the person has:
- A residence or a permanent business establishment in Estonia, and the ship herself is not deemed to be a business establishment,
- A permanent representative whose residence or seat is in Estonia and who is responsible for compliance with the technical, social and administrative requirements established with regard to seagoing vessels in Estonia and who directly controls and monitors the use of the ship.