Maritime News 2018-04-27T16:02:36+00:00

Grimaldi Group Orders Six Hybrid Ro/Ro Vessels

April 28th, 2018|0 Comments

In the framework of the expansion and modernisation programme of its owned fleet, the Grimaldi Group has signed an agreement for the construction of six ro/ro vessels, for a total investment worth over $400 million. [...]

EC Gives Nod to Maltese Tonnage Tax Scheme

March 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The European Commission has conditionally approved under EU State aid rules the Maltese tonnage tax scheme for a period of 10 years. The scheme will ensure a level playing field between Maltese and other European [...]

Navigational Restrictions in Grand Harbour on 20 January

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

700,000 passengers at Valletta Cruise Port

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Biggest Container Vessel to Visit Malta calls at Malta Freeport

August 25th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]