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Global Ports Holding receives sustainability award

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) June 16, 2022 – Global Ports Holding Plc, the world’s largest cruise port operator, said that Stephen Xuereb, COO of...

Global Ports Holding – Cruise terminal statistics – March 2022

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) May 12, 2022 – Global Ports Holding (GPH) has reported cruise terminal statistics for March 2022 which shows a sharp...

Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 ends in Miami

Miami, United States (PortSEurope) April 29, 2022 – The four-day Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 event has closed in Miami with visitors showing a positive...

Ponte Ferries to operate ferry concession at Port of Augusta

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) February 23, 2022 – The Port of Augusta in Sicily has issued a concession to operate a high-speed ferry service between the...

Global Ports Holding publishes cruise port passenger numbers for 2021

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) January 19, 2022 – Global Ports Holding has published 2021 passenger numbers for the cruise ports of Ege (Turkey),...

Infrastructure Malta reached the halfway mark of the first phase of the Grand Harbour Clean Air Project

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) January 11, 2022 – Infrastructure Malta has reached the halfway mark of the first phase of the Grand Harbour Clean Air...

Proposed fast catamaran service between Malta and the Sicilian port of Augusta delayed

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) August 25, 2021 – A proposed fast catamaran service between Valletta in Malta and the Sicilian port of Augusta has...

Malta: Total cruise passenger traffic during the second quarter of 2021 amounted to 23,437

During the second quarter of 2021, there were 19 cruise liner calls in Malta. Transit passengers accounted for the absolute majority of total traffic, reaching...

SAXO Bank Chief Economist optimistic for recovery in Malta’s Trade, Transport and Tourism

Steen Jakobsen, the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Economist of SAXO Bank expressed himself more than optimistic about Malta’s prospects for economic...

Cavotec wins Malta Valletta Grand Harbour clean energy contract

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) May 18, 2021 – Nidec ASI has awarded a contract to Cavotec to provide its ShorePower technology to five cruise liner berths...

Grimaldi Group strengthens its presence in Malta

Naples, 6th of April 2021 In recent months, the Naples-based Grimaldi Group has proceeded to significantly strengthen its presence in Malta through various...

MMH invests more than €20 million in Valletta Hub

The Mediterranean Maritime Hub’s more than €20 million investment to turn Valletta into a bustling hub for the Maritime and Oil & Gas sectors –...

Nidec ASI signs contract with Excel Sis for the creation of a shorepower project for the port of Valletta

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) March 25, 2021 – The local company Excel Sis has signed a €12 million contract with Nidec ASI to setup a shorepower...

Valletta COVID-19 Cruise Operations Guidelines for a Safe Continuation of Cruising approved

The Maltese Authorities give green light to COVID-19 Cruise Operational Guidelines at Valletta Cruise Port – March 18, 2021 Valletta Cruise Port together...

Global Ports’ trading statement shows business hit by pandemic

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 14, 2021 – Last Friday, Turkey’s Global Ports Holding Ltd (GPH) reported its trading statement for 2020 which...

Malta launches a refund scheme for port charges

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg and Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses Silvio Schembri launched a...

MSC Cruises buys 50% stake in Palumbo Malta Shipyard

Geneva, Switzerland and Paola, Malta, 30 July 2020 – MSC Cruises and Palumbo Group today announced they have formed a joint venture to operate the Palumbo...