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Valletta

Valletta is the capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta, a member of the European Union. The Port of Valletta, a natural deep-water harbour, extends for about 3.6 kilometres inland. Its two-arm breakwater renders it a safe, all-weather port throughout the year, open on a 24 hour basis, although entrance may be restricted during strong Easterly winds. The Port of Valletta is a multi-purpose port equipped to offer a large spectrum of maritime services. Companies operating at the port include Palumbo Shipyards and MMH Malta Ltd. It is also the location of Valletta Cruise Port.

TEN-T – Connecting Europe – Core network corridors

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) envisages coordinated improvements to primary roads, railways,...

Picasso project members meet in Malta

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) May 22, 2017 – The partners of the Picasso project (“Preventing Incidents and Accidents by Safer Ships in the...

Ministers adopt the Valletta Declaration on EU maritime transport policy

Valletta, Malta (Ports Europe) April 1, 2017 – Transport Ministers of the the European Union meeting in Valletta have adopted the Valletta Declaration...

Spanish ports cargo traffic rises 6.3% y/y in Jan 2017

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 13, 2017 – Spanish ports handled a total of 42.31 million tonnes of cargo in January, up 6.3% on the year. The...

Event – Port Security Technology – June 19,20 – London

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) March 7, 2017 – Sea ports remain the most viable access point for international trade. Billions of tonnes of cargo...

€1.6 million for marine environmental monitoring project in Malta

Valletta, Malta (Ports Europe) March 5, 2017 – The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) is expected to utilise the full €1.6 million ($1.7...

CMA CGM upgrades northern Europe and eastern Mediterranean Sea service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 2017 – CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the new upgraded service offer NC...

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