MMF Marks World Maritime Day

The Malta Maritime Forum marks World Maritime Day as established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) - the global regulator for shipping - ensuring that the maritime sector delivers cargo safely and in an environmentally sustainable manner. This year, the IMO commemorates the Golden Anniversary of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from [...]

September 28th, 2023|Article, maritime news|

MMF Meets Hon Ivan Castillo

MMF representatives led by the Chairman, Godwin Xerri met with the Opposition Spokesperson for Maritime Affairs, the Hon Ivan Castillo. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss matters of topical interest including the ETS Directive and the ensuing “Transhipment Rule; the draft National Policy for the Deployment of Offshore Renewable Energy; the proposed development [...]

September 27th, 2023|MMF News|

MMF attends European Shipping Summit

In preparation of the European Shipping Summit held in Brussels on 19-20 September, the MMF engaged intensely with the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects to provide feedback from the maritime industry regarding the EU’s Fit for 55 Package, in particular new provisions related to the Emissions Trading System (ETS) regulations on Neighbouring Container [...]

September 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|

MMF meeting Dr Josianne Cutajar MEP

The MMF held a meeting in the European Parliament with Dr Josianne Cutajar MEP in her capacity as Vice Chairperson of Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEARICA). The MMF coordinated this meeting on behalf of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) that was eager to discuss items of common interest to [...]

September 19th, 2023|MMF News|

MMF Chairman at Sustainability Conference

Mr Godwin Xerri participated in a conference organized by Transport Malta entitled “Public and Private: An alliance towards a modal shift – The sustainable Multi-Intermodal Transport Hubs (SMITHS).” On this occasion, the MMF Chairman delivered a presentation on the subject of “Unlocking the Green and Cost Saving Potential of Water Transport” in which he elaborated [...]

September 19th, 2023|MMF News|

Let’s stop taking the maritime industry for granted

The facts and figures relating to how much the maritime industry contributes to the Maltese economy have been referenced countless times and they are substantial. I will not quote them here as this information is quite easily attainable to anyone who searches the plethora of articles on this subject. What is irritating many people working [...]

September 3rd, 2023|Article|
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