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  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Transport Malta has signed up University of Malta to conduct geological and geophysical investigations in conjunction with the subsea tunnel between Malta and Gozo. The scientific investigations will include both desktop and field studies, passive seismic measurements, bathymetric mapping, and a seismic study. The final results of these investigations will also incorporate the results from the […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Project & Tenders

    J&P-Avax of Greece, informs it has signed a deal worth €125 million in Malta with Electrogas Malta.

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Malta Freeport Terminals has recently fully completed an intensive dredging program at the Port of Marsaxlokk. This development project included the dredging of the Port’s outer and inner fairway, inner turning circle, basin manoeuvring area and the approaches of Terminal Two North and South Quays as well Terminal One North Quay and alongside these quays […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A sail-away ceremony for the Floating Storage Unit (FSU) Armada LNG Mediterrana, which will be dispatched in the coming days to Malta, was held at Keppel Shipyard’s facilities in Singapore on August 1. Owned by Malaysia-based offshore oil & gas services provider Bumi Armada, the 125,582 cbm Armada LNG Mediterrana is expected to arrive in Malta in […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Malta’s economy would totally collapse if an oil accident were to happen in the Mediterranean, according to Nature Trust.   [mappress] Source:TheSundayTimes, Malta, August 3, 2010:

  • 17 March 2017

    Maltese customs inspectors have seized more than 300 kg of cocaine while inspecting a container at Malta Freeport. The name of a ship, which was carrying the container from Guayaquil in Ecuador to Spain and made a stop in Malta on March 12, was not disclosed. Malta’s Customs Department said the cocaine was discovered in […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Malta is set to carry out a survey in order to gather the number of seafarers serving on Malta registered vessels, the CSB Group said. As informed, the survey is to be carried out at the end of June and December of each year and it is crucial that the required data reaches Transport […]

  • 23 January 2015

    The results of Ebola tests performed by Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital on three migrants have turned out negative. One of the tested migrants died from unrelated causes, with two others in critical condition, The Malta Independent reports. The remaining migrants will be quarantined for a period of twenty-one days, which is the Ebola incubation period. The Armed Forces of […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board has said no to Is-Sikka l-Bajda offshore wind farm. The Board agreed with the Planning Directorate’s recommendation that the detrimental consequential effects on the environmental protection, in particular the avifauna and marine ecology, of the surrounding area over ride the benefits achieved through the generation of renewable […]

  • 17 February 2012

    A Swedish company is planning to install a floating platform, 480m wide, with 36 wind turbines off the coast of Malta. Hexicon AB has submitted the project description statement (PDS) to the Malta Environment and Planning Authority. Within the framework of EU Directive 2001/77 EC and the national goals of the Maltese Islands, the main […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by ENSCO to transport the ENSCO 105 jack-up drilling rig from Malta to Singapore. The rig will be floated on to the Fairstar semi-submersible, heavy transport vessel FJORD in Malta’s Grand Harbour on May 3, 2011 and will immediately depart for Singapore via the Cape […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A beach nourishment program at Malta’s Balluta Bay, located between St Julian’s and Sliema, is now completed, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said in his latest announcement.  According to the Tourism Ministry’s latest statement, the operations on the beach had been studied for a number of months before implementation of ‘experimental’ methods to replenish the bay’s […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Tug Malta’s motor tug SPINOLA arrived at Abu Qir port on the 22nd December and after moving out the rig from the said port, the voyage to Limassol commenced with SPINOLA and another tug towing the rig. The tugs arrived in Limassol 3 days later and loading operations on the heavy lifter Black Marlin was […]

  • 25 February 2016

    The Maltese Register of Shipping saw an increase of almost 8.3 million gross tonnage in 2015, representing a growth rate of 14.3 percent compared to the year before, Transport Malta, the authority responsible for the Malta Ship Register, said. In 2015 a total of 66.2 million gross tons were registered under the Merchant Shipping Act. According to Transport Malta, 2015 […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Malta’s Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Joe Mizzi, visited the seismic vessel Artemis Atlantic while it was berthed at Valletta Harbour on 26th March. Following the visit, the vessel commenced a seismic survey to the North of Malta. The seismic survey is part of the contractual obligations of Capricorn Malta Ltd, a subsidiary of Cairn […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Research & Development, Technology

      DexaWave Energy Malta has succesfully launched a 1:10 scale model of its wave energy converters off Zonqor Point in Marsascala. This model is a scale down of the 60 metre converters that the company plans to deploy off Gozo to convert wave power into electical energy. Together with its high tech wave data collecting […]

  • 1 August 2016

    A sail away ceremony for the floating storage unit (FSU) Armada LNG Mediterrana was held in Singapore on Monday. The FSU will be dispatched in the coming days to Malta where it will be deployed at the Delimara LNG regasification terminal and power station. Bumi Armada won the US$300 million LNG FSU project contract in 2015 from […]

  • 24 May 2007

    A small boat adrift off Malta with at least 53 migrants on board has gone missing, the UN refugee agency says. It was last spotted on Monday by Malta’s air force, which took pictures showing people apparently bailing water out of the overloaded vessel.

  • 10 October 2016

    The floating storage unit (FSU) Armada LNG Mediterrana arrived in Malta on Monday where it will be deployed at the Delimara LNG regasification terminal and power station.

  • 28 March 2019

    A tanker which was hijacked by migrants in Libyan waters has arrived at a port in Malta.

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2M Alliance made up of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and the Ocean Three Alliance composed of CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have chosen Malta Freeport Terminals as their main transhipment hub in the Central Mediterranean, the Freeport says in a release. The new […]

  • 14 May 2014

    Gasol announced that, as part of a consortium called ElectroGas Malta, it has entered in to a share purchase agreement pursuant to which it will acquire a 30 per cent stake in Malta Power & Gas Limited, a special purpose company established by Malta’s state power utility, Enemalta, to own and operate the LNG-to-power project […]