Valletta Cruise Port awarded as Best Port of Call Global

For the second consecutive year, Valletta has been chosen by Spanish-speaking cruisers as the Best Port of Call Global, an honour awarded during Premios Cruceroadicto 2023 held during FITUR Madrid 2024 last week. Mark Cauchi Garzia, Deputy GM of Valletta Cruise Port Plc represented the company during the event. These awards are the result of [...]

January 30th, 2024|Article|

BOV supporting climate alignment in the shipping industry

As a partner of the Malta Maritime Forum since its inception, Bank of Valletta's relationship with the shipping industry has been vital for the operation of international trade and commerce, which is so important for Malta due to its insularity". This was stated by Kenneth Farrugia, CEO at Bank of Valletta during the recently held [...]

January 29th, 2024|Article|

Upcoming MBN UK Event: Showcasing Maritime Malta

The MMF is teaming up with Malta Business Network UK to organise an event to “Showcase Maritime Malta” in London to be held on Tuesday 27th February, 2024. The event will be hosted at the prestigious IMO Headquarters Building and will present an excellent networking opportunity with London-based maritime stakeholders. Participants will be required [...]

January 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|


The Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) has gone on record on numerous occasions with its views on the introduction of the EU Directive on the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) as applied to Shipping and its negative implications for Malta. The MMF’s calls for a postponement in the implementation were serious and responsible.  They were made with [...]

January 9th, 2024|Article|
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