This article was published in the Times of Malta on 25 June 2019. Palumbo Malta Shipyard has won a contract to refit three vessels of French shipping company Corsica Linea with a fuel cleaning system that meets new environmental shipping rules. The company beat off competition from shipyards in Italy and France. The contract comes [...]
This article penned by Dr Ann Fenech, was published in the Times of Malta on 25 June 2019 In February 2018 the Malta Maritime Law Association, in conjunction with the Comité Maritime International (CMI) and the Ministry for Transport, organised an international Colloquium on the CMI draft convention on the international recognition of judicial sale [...]
The importance of a common platform that brings together all the entities and enterprises involved in the maritime sector was highlighted by the Malta Maritime Forum CEO, Michael Callus during a short presentation delivered at the Southern European Pilots Meeting which the Malta Maritime Pilots hosted between April 29th and 30th. The meeting, bringing together pilots [...]
The Malta Maritime Forum together with the Chamber of Commerce Enterprise and Industry organized a consultative meeting on Tuesday 16thApril, 2019, on the Grand Harbour Regeneration Plan Project being conducted by the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects together with the concerned Public Authorities. Members and other interested stakeholders were invited for this consultative [...]
Pro Crew is a suite of courses being developed under the Large Yacht Code framework to provide STCW course requirements for the Superyacht industry. An array of yachting related courses will be delivered on a bespoke platform developed by MCAST and City of Glasgow College to take advantage of a blended learning environment and deliver [...]
The Malta Maritime Forum collaborated with Transport Malta, the Ministry of Education and the National Skills Council in the Educational Field to raise awareness to young students about the career opportunities surrounding the Maritime Industry. Three sessions were organised in 2018, one in Handaq School and two at St Francis School.
The second progress meeting for 2018 was held at Bank of Valletta Headquarters, Corporate Sponsors of the Malta Maritime Forum. An opening address was delivered by Mr. Kenneth Farrugia, Chief Business Development Officer of Investments at Bank of Valletta. The first presentation by Mr. Albert Frendo focused on a number of Credit Products offered by [...]
The Malta Maritime Forum in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered shipbrokers organised an open day for prospective students at the Malta Chamber of Commerce premises, on12th September 2018.
Former MMF CEO Mr. Joe Bugeja was nominated to fill the position of Chairman and CEO of Transport Malta. This is indeed a prestigious position and the MMF is indeed proud to have had Mr. Bugeja as its CEO for two and a half years during which, through his hard work the MMF achieved many [...]
The Malta Maritime Forum organised the first Marine Induction Course aimed at creating awareness amongst newly employed personnel in the shopping industry for land-based jobs. 12 students successfully completed the training course held in January and February 2018 and achieved certification. The Marine Induction course aims to impart a sense of situational awareness in the candidates so [...]