Local maritime entities have lost 40% to a 100% total market share wipeout An industry that provides employment to 11,500 workers is at risk The Malta Maritime Forum notes with deep regret and concern that its prudent approach and sense of responsibility, particularly at this hour, were not appreciated, let alone reciprocated by government. [...]
The Maltese maritime industry, represented by the Malta Maritime Forum is perplexed, to say the least, that it has been largely overlooked by Government in the measures that have been announced to date to assist those economic activities which have been adversely affected by the coronavirus. After due consultation with the representatives of the industry, [...]
The European Network of Maritime Clusters, to which the Malta Maritime Forum are members, opted to hold their annual presidium in Malta for 2018. A networking event was organized on the 15th October by the ENMC presidium for various member clusters from Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands as well as Board Members from the [...]
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 [...]