Malta’s maritime industry is a cornerstone of its economy, owing to the nation’s strategic location at the crossroads of Mediterranean shipping routes and its rich maritime heritage. The industry encompasses various sectors, including shipping, port operations, ship repair, maritime law, and maritime education. The Port of Valletta, Malta’s principal port, serves as a vital maritime gateway, handling diverse cargo and passenger traffic. Renowned for its efficient operations and modern facilities, Valletta Port facilitates international trade and cruise tourism, contributing significantly to Malta’s economic growth. Additionally, Malta’s ship registry is one of the largest in the world, attracting shipowners globally with its favorable tax regime and high standards of safety and regulation. With a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and excellence, Malta’s maritime industry continues to thrive, cementing the nation’s position as a key player in the global maritime arena.

Major Ports supported
  1. Port of Valletta: Serving as Malta’s principal port and a vital maritime gateway in the Mediterranean, the Port of Valletta boasts modern facilities and efficient operations. Handling diverse cargo and cruise ships, it plays a crucial role in facilitating international trade and tourism, driving Malta’s economy.
  2. Port of Marsaxlokk: A picturesque fishing village with a small harbor, Marsaxlokk Port is renowned for its colorful fishing boats and bustling fish market. It serves as a hub for local fishermen and offers scenic views for tourists exploring Malta’s southern coast.
  3. Port of Mgarr: Located on the island of Gozo, Mgarr Port is a vital link between Malta and its sister island. It facilitates ferry services for passengers and vehicles, serving as the primary gateway for travelers commuting between Malta and Gozo.
Services Offered

Annual and 5-Yearly inspections – Lifesaving Appliances and Equipment: Life boat, Life Raft, Firefighting Appliances and Equipment, Supply