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MMF organises first Marine Induction Course

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 [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:08:05+00:00February 28th, 2018|MMF News|0 Comments

Malta’s Maritime Vocation

Malta - the leading Global Maritime Centre. An island at the crossroads of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Malta - strategically located at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea just six nautical miles off the vital Gibraltar and Suez Canal routes. Throughout its chequered history dating back millennia, Malta has always been an [...]

By |2018-01-18T17:34:09+00:00January 18th, 2018|Article|0 Comments

Navigational Restrictions in Grand Harbour on 20 January

The Ports and Yachting Directorate notifies mariners that navigational restrictions will be established in The Grand Harbour, Valletta on the 20th January 2018, in connection with Valletta 18. The restrictions consist of: 1. Exclusion Zone from Saturday 20th January 2018 at 1600 hours to Sunday 21st January 2018 at 0200 hours, within the area bounded [...]

By |2018-01-18T20:37:57+00:00January 11th, 2018|maritime news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMF Launches Marine Induction Course

The Malta Maritime Forum has launched a marine induction course, in conjunction with the Malta Maritime Research and Training Centre and the full endorsement of the Transport Malta Ports and Yachting Directorate. The course is aimed at attracting people already working within the maritime industry as well as prospective employees and is designed for shore-based [...]

By |2018-01-19T11:08:15+00:00January 9th, 2018|MMF News|0 Comments

MMF holds Annual General Meeting

The Malta Maritime Forum has recently held its annual general meeting at Europa House, Valletta. The programme included a number of distinguished speakers who made presentations to highlight progress and issues relating to the maritime sector. The International Maritime Law Institute was represented by Norman Martinez Gutierrez, a professor at IMLI who has been rendering [...]

By |2018-01-19T11:20:11+00:00December 21st, 2017|MMF News|0 Comments

700,000 passengers at Valletta Cruise Port

Valletta Cruise Port, operator of the sea passenger terminals and Valletta Waterfront has welcomed 700,000 cruise passenger movements. A lucky recipient, who arrived in the Port of Valletta aboard the MSC Meraviglia, was selected as the 700,000th passenger and given the opportunity to return to Malta in the near future with a 3-day break in [...]

By |2018-01-18T20:37:58+00:00November 30th, 2017|maritime news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMF joins Maritime Organisations to respond letter by EU Commissioner

Malta Maritime Forum joined the Malta Maritime Law Association, the Yachting  Trade Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Super Yacht Industry Network Malta to issue a response to a letter sent to Minister Edward Scicluna by Commissioner Moscovici as reported in the press. Earlier this week, it was reported [...]

By |2018-01-19T11:13:43+00:00November 16th, 2017|MMF News|0 Comments

Biggest Container Vessel to Visit Malta calls at Malta Freeport

One of the world’s largest container vessels – and the biggest ever to visit Malta – has called at the Freeport on its maiden voyage. Forming part of an exclusive club of megaships, the Munich Maersk stretches some four football pitches in length (399 metres) and spans a breadth of 58.6 metres. At full capacity, it can [...]

By |2018-01-18T20:37:58+00:00August 25th, 2017|maritime news, Uncategorized|0 Comments