Maritime-focused electoral manifesto presented to Malta’s political leaders

In this article CEO Kevin J Borg elaborates on a maritime centred electoral manifesto that was presented to the leaders of the major political parties in July in advance of the 2022 General Election.  True to its mission to serve as a maritime cluster and a common platform for the maritime industry for the [...]

August 2nd, 2021|Article|

The Effect of Covid-19 on the Maltese Shipping Industry

In this article,  MMF member Dr Adrian Attard of Fenech & Fenech explains the restrictive measures implemented by the authorities at the early stages of the pandemic and the effects on the local shipping industry. This article appeared in the ILO Shipping & Transport news and can be accessed here.

April 1st, 2021|Article|

Accolades to the Malta Flag of Ship Registration

In this article, Board Member Godwin Xerri sheds light on Malta’s admirable performance in the Shipping Industry State Performance Table 2020/2021 published by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The ICS is the global trade association for ship owners and ship operators representing over 80% of the world merchant fleet with 100,000 vessels. The [...]

March 22nd, 2021|Article|

MMF playing pivotal role in Maritime Industry’s success

This article was contributed by Kevin J Borg, a few weeks into taking over the MMF CEO position.  in this piece, he draws attention to the importance of the maritime sector for the Maltese industry which continued to serve the country even though the most challenging times of the pandemic.  Mr Borg argues that [...]

March 1st, 2021|Article|

The maritime sector’s potential towards economic growth

In this article, Board Member Godwin Xerri outlines the main conclusions of a study commissioned by the Malta Maritime Forum about the economic contribution of the maritime industry to the country in terms of GDP, employment and productivity. With the professional economic analysis of empirical facts, the study is the first of its kind [...]

November 16th, 2020|Article|
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