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Marsaxlokk

Marsaxlokk is a small fishing town in Southeast Malta. It is close to Malta Freeport Terminals‘ port facilities on the Bay of Marsaxlokk.

€13 million worth of cannabis resin found in Malta Freeport

Marsaxlokk, Malta (Ports Europe) June 25, 2024 – The authorities have seized €13 million worth of cannabis resin hidden in industrial ovens in a...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top Europe/N Africa – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Top container ports in the EU in 2022

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Most EU ports handled less containers in 2022, compared to 2021. The Q1 2023 TEU results of the top...

World Bank publishes “The Container Port Performance Index 2022

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) May 29, 2023 – The World Bank has published “The Container Port Performance Index 2022: A Comparable Assessment of...

Malta government proposes to amend Freeport concession agreement

Marsaxlokk, Malta (Ports Europe) February 17, 2023 – The government has presented a resolution to amend the Malta Freeport concession agreement. Malta...

Malta Freeport Terminals sees TEU handled rise in 2021

Marsaxlokk, Malta (Ports Europe) February 20, 2022 – Malta Freeport Terminals, based in the port of Marsaxlokk, has reported a total TEU volume handled...

€13 million investment in a shore-to-ship Freeport project

Minister for the Economy and Industry Silvio Schembri and Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi provided details on the...

Ship to Shore system at Malta Freeport Terminals

Malta Freeport Terminals CEO Alex Montebello has welcomed an announcement by Malta Minister for Economy and Industry Silvio Schembri that the tender for a...

Yilport’s San Cataldo Container Terminal in Taranto port hires workers

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 12, 2022 – In a positive start to 2022, the San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT) in the Port of Taranto has hired...

Port of Taranto welcomes vessels diverted from Malta

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 5, 2022 – From December 31 to January 14, new container ships will have arrived in...

Malta Freeport full, eleven ships diverted to Taranto

Valletta, Malta (Ports Europe) January 3, 2022 – In the past week, Malta Freeport has been experiencing vessel congestion. The result is that some...

President visits Malta Freeport Terminals

València, Spain (PortSEurope) October 25, 2021 – The President of Malta, H.E. Dr George Vella, has visited Malta Freeport Terminals, a facility which...

AMS Global Group and Medserv to establish Malta hub

Marsaxlokk, Malta (Ports Europe) April 30, 2021 – Marine consulting and safety specialists AMS Global Group has set up a partnership with Medserv plc to...

Malta Freeport: Cranes assembly works are well on track

Work continues apace at Malta Freeport Terminals on two new Megamax quayside cranes from Liebherr Container Cranes which further enhance the Terminals’...

Malta Freeport’s €20 million investment in two megamax quay cranes

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) February 9, 2021 – Malta Freeports has announced the arrival of components of the two megamax quay cranes, ordered Liebherr...

Freeport selected for prestigious super containership route powered by LNG

Malta Freeport Terminals has been selected to be among the weekly ports of call for CMA CGM’s super containerships powered by Liquefied Natural Gas, which...

Malta Freeport plans crane capacity investment

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) January 13, 2021 – Malta Freeport has reported plans to commission two quay cranes worth €20 million as part of its...

NEW NEMO Service starts calling at Malta Freeport

Malta Freeport Terminals has been selected as a port of call on the weekly NEW NEMO service connecting Malta to 7 new ports worldwide stretching from the UK to...

Malta Freeport completes N4 upgrade to drive RTG optimization

News – Amid COVID-19, Malta Freeport Completes N4 Upgrade to Drive RTG Optimization – May 21, 2020 Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, the...

Malta Freeport introduces new digital-based procedure for release of outgoing import full containers

News – Proactive COVID-19 measure – Malta Freeport introduces a new digital-based procedure for the release of outgoing import full containers...

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