Steen Jakobsen, CIO and Chief Economist of SAXO Bank expressed himself more than optimistic about Malta’s prospects for economic recovery at a business webinar organised by the Malta Maritime Forum and Bank of Valletta on 19 May. The event, targeted at business players in the maritime sector, was attended by well over 100 participants and shed light on the immediate and medium-term world economic outlook in light of the current extraordinary circumstances, characterised by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as significant political and environmental/climate change factors. The webinar was opened by Judge Emeritus Joseph Zammit McKeon on his first public assignment since taking over the Chairmanship of the Malta Maritime Forum.The new Chairman listed the Forum’s achievements over recent months as well as the projects and policy matters it is currently following to the benefit of the Maritime Business Community based on the Islands.
The Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) acknowledged the approach taken in the 2023 Budget whereby the Government has decided to cushion the economy from the significant hikes in the cost of fuel and energy at an [...]
The MMF articulated a set of 9 concrete proposals for the 2023 Budget which in early September were presented in person to the Minister of Finance, and in October to the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure [...]
The MMF Chairman and CEO met with Transport Malta CEO, Brigadier Jeffrey Curmi to open regular discussions on matters of pressing importance to the maritime industry. Both parties exchanged notes on the proposed Demerger of [...]
A valuable collaboration between Bank of Valletta and the Malta Maritime Forum plays an important role in bringing all the stakeholders together and keeping them abreast of developments in the sector while working hand-in-hand for [...]
The Board of Directors of MMF held a meeting with the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects to share views on current challenges and opportunities facing the maritime industry. The Hon Aaron Farrugia praised the [...]