The Malta Maritime Forum in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered shipbrokers organized an open day at the Malta Chamber of Commerce premises, on the 25th January 2018.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]