MMF CEO addresses SME Conference

November 11th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF CEO addresses SME Conference

The CEO addressed the MEA, SME Conference entitled “SMEs and Green Growth – The Journey Ahead”, where he spoke about the potential for technology in enhancing the progress towards carbon-neutrality in the Maritime Industry. The [...]

CEO participated in ENMC Annual Meeting

October 27th, 2021|Comments Off on CEO participated in ENMC Annual Meeting

The CEO participated in the Annual Meeting of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) held in hybrid mode on 27th October. Representatives from corresponding network clusters in the EU and EEA also participated to [...]

MMF signs partnership agreement with MEA

October 19th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF signs partnership agreement with MEA

The Malta Maritime Forum is pleased to announce the striking of a Partnership Agreement with the Malta Employers’ Association (MEA). The agreement is aimed at granting the MMF wider exposure on the MEA media [...]

MMF welcomes proposed demerger of Transport Malta

October 15th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF welcomes proposed demerger of Transport Malta

The Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) welcomes Minister Ian Borg’s announcement that Cabinet gave the green light for Transport Malta to be de-merged into separate entities for land transport, aviation and maritime affairs. Indeed, the [...]

Dr Ann Fenech re-elected as Vice President of Comité Maritime International

October 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Dr Ann Fenech re-elected as Vice President of Comité Maritime International

The Malta Maritime Forum is delighted to announce that Board Member and indeed one of its Founders, Dr Ann Fenech has been elected for a second term as Vice President of the Comité Maritime [...]

MMF CEO interviewed for Bluesprout Project

September 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on MMF CEO interviewed for Bluesprout Project

The CEO gave a 60-minute interview to Dr Karsten Xuereb, Visiting Lecturer, Research Support Officer, Radio Producer & Presenter on the work and role of the Malta Maritime Forum over Zoom. During the interview, [...]

MMF writes to Minister for Education

August 31st, 2021|Comments Off on MMF writes to Minister for Education

The Malta Maritime Forum wrote to the Education Minister to express surprise at the fact that the maritime industry does not feature in the “I Choose – Nagħżel il-Karriera Tiegħi’” initiative for 2021. This initiative [...]

MMF submits proposals for Budget 2022

August 30th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF submits proposals for Budget 2022

In anticipation of the national Budget which is to be presented to Parliament on October 11, the MMF submitted a set of concrete proposals to the Minister of Finance. The MMF deems it crucial [...]

MMF present at launch of Valletta Grand Harbour Strategic Plan

August 7th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF present at launch of Valletta Grand Harbour Strategic Plan

The MMF was present at the launch of the Valletta Grand Harbour Waterfront Strategic Plan on the invitation of the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, the Hon. Ian Borg. The MMF was [...]

MMF pleased to note that Commercial Section of Civil Courts is being bolstered

June 15th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF pleased to note that Commercial Section of Civil Courts is being bolstered

The Malta Maritime Forum is pleased to note that the Civil Court (Commercial Section) is being bolstered in line with recommendations it had made in the public domain last March. In fact, the Forum [...]

MMF meets EP Member Magdalena Adamowicz

June 9th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF meets EP Member Magdalena Adamowicz

A discussion was held between members of the Malta Maritime Forum and Dr Magdalena Adamowicz a member of the European Parliament from the EPP - European People's Party and active member of the EPs Transport [...]

MMF and BOV organise Business Webinar on Trade, Transport & Tourism

May 28th, 2021|Comments Off on MMF and BOV organise Business Webinar on Trade, Transport & Tourism

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 [...]

MMF welcomes the Port Charges Refund Scheme

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on MMF welcomes the Port Charges Refund Scheme

The Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) is very appreciative of the Port Charges Refund Scheme announced yesterday. This was one of the proposals made by MMF to assist and stimulate business in the Maritime sector in [...]

Malta Maritime Forum Outraged at Government’s Inaction

April 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Malta Maritime Forum Outraged at Government’s Inaction

Local maritime entities have lost 40% to a 100% total market share wipeout An industry that provides employment to 11,500 workers is at risk   The Malta Maritime Forum notes with deep regret and concern [...]

MMF urges Malta Government to support the Maritime Industry during Covid19

March 31st, 2020|Comments Off on MMF urges Malta Government to support the Maritime Industry during Covid19

The Maltese maritime industry, represented by the Malta Maritime Forum is perplexed, to say the least, that it has been largely overlooked by Government in the measures that have been announced to date to assist [...]

Annual Presidium of ENMC held in Malta

October 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Annual Presidium of ENMC held in Malta

The European Network of Maritime Clusters, to which the Malta Maritime Forum are members, opted to hold their annual presidium in Malta for 2018. A networking event was organized on the 15th October by the [...]

MMF CEO delivers presentation at SEP 2019 Conference

May 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on MMF CEO delivers presentation at SEP 2019 Conference

The importance of a common platform that brings together all the entities and enterprises involved in the maritime sector was highlighted by the Malta Maritime Forum CEO, Michael Callus during a short presentation delivered at the [...]

Consultative Meeting on the Grand Harbour Regeneration Plan

April 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Consultative Meeting on the Grand Harbour Regeneration Plan

The Malta Maritime Forum together with the Chamber of Commerce Enterprise and Industry organized a consultative meeting on Tuesday 16thApril, 2019, on the Grand Harbour Regeneration Plan Project being conducted by the Ministry of Transport, [...]

MMF gearing up for 2019 Courses

December 15th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF gearing up for 2019 Courses

Pro Crew is a suite of courses being developed under the Large Yacht Code framework to provide STCW course requirements for the Superyacht industry. An array of yachting related courses will be delivered on a [...]

Teen Cafe

November 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Teen Cafe

The Malta Maritime Forum collaborated with Transport Malta, the Ministry of Education and the National Skills Council in the Educational Field to raise awareness to young students about the career opportunities surrounding the Maritime Industry. [...]

Progress Meeting 15 November 2018 & AGM

November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Progress Meeting 15 November 2018 & AGM

The second progress meeting for 2018 was held at Bank of Valletta Headquarters, Corporate Sponsors of the Malta Maritime Forum. An opening address was delivered by Mr. Kenneth Farrugia, Chief Business Development Officer of Investments [...]

Institute of Chartered ShipBrokers Open Day

September 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Institute of Chartered ShipBrokers Open Day

The Malta Maritime Forum in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered shipbrokers organised an open day for prospective students at the Malta Chamber of Commerce premises, on12th September 2018.

MMF CEO appointed as Transport Malta Chairperson

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF CEO appointed as Transport Malta Chairperson

Former MMF CEO Mr. Joe Bugeja was nominated to fill the position of Chairman and CEO of Transport Malta. This is indeed a prestigious position and the MMF is indeed proud to have had Mr. [...]

The Malta Maritime Forum icw the Container Traders 7 Innovators Association delivers CTIA CSC Course – Certificate to 22 students who have successfully attended the courses regarding the CONVENTION FOR SAFE CONTAINERS

May 18th, 2018|Comments Off on The Malta Maritime Forum icw the Container Traders 7 Innovators Association delivers CTIA CSC Course – Certificate to 22 students who have successfully attended the courses regarding the CONVENTION FOR SAFE CONTAINERS

The Course was intended for operational/technical staff members who are involved in container operations, shipping, handling, leasing, inspection, sales, trading, transport and depot management. The Course was approved by the Malta Maritime Forum and is [...]

MMF and IPC Italy, hold a 4 Day Maritime Program in Malta

May 7th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF and IPC Italy, hold a 4 Day Maritime Program in Malta

  The Malta Maritime Forum and The International Propeller Clubs – Italy Join Forces to Organise a Four-Day Maritime Program in `MALTA’.   The Italian delegation was made up of 45 professional persons from the [...]

MMF launches CSC Awareness Course

March 15th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF launches CSC Awareness Course

 CONVENTION FOR SAFE CONTAINERS AWARENESS COURSE The Malta Maritime Forum and the Container Traders & Innovators Association are pleased to announce a 1-Day Professional Awareness Course. The training is being held in conjunction with the [...]

MMF organises first Marine Induction Course

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF organises first Marine Induction Course

The Malta Maritime Forum organised the first Marine Induction Course aimed at creating awareness amongst newly employed personnel in the shopping industry for land-based jobs. 12 students successfully completed the training course held in January and [...]

Chartered Shipbrokers January Open Day

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Chartered Shipbrokers January Open Day

The Malta Maritime Forum in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered shipbrokers organized an open day at the Malta Chamber of Commerce premises, on the 25th January 2018.

MMF Launches Marine Induction Course

January 9th, 2018|Comments Off on MMF Launches Marine Induction Course

The Malta Maritime Forum has launched a marine induction course, in conjunction with the Malta Maritime Research and Training Centre and the full endorsement of the Transport Malta Ports and Yachting Directorate. The course is [...]

MMF holds Annual General Meeting

December 21st, 2017|Comments Off on MMF holds Annual General Meeting

The Malta Maritime Forum has recently held its annual general meeting at Europa House, Valletta. The programme included a number of distinguished speakers who made presentations to highlight progress and issues relating to the maritime [...]

MMF joins Maritime Organisations to respond letter by EU Commissioner

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on MMF joins Maritime Organisations to respond letter by EU Commissioner

Malta Maritime Forum joined the Malta Maritime Law Association, the Yachting  Trade Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Super Yacht Industry Network Malta to issue a response to a [...]