The Malta Maritime Pilots today officially inaugurated the new Pilot Boat OHIO. This 40-foot pilot boat is the co-operative’s seventh pilot vessel and will help the maritime pilots strengthen its excellent service to Malta’s ports. Pilot Boat OHIO cost €600,000
The research and training arm of the the Malta Maritime Pilots, the Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training Centre, has announced the dates of the STCW Ship Security Officer training course that will be held in January 2014. Spread over three
Three Libyan Pilots and six Libyan Tug Masters have successfully completed training in general ship handling and general tug handling respectively. The group of foreign pilots and tug masters were the first foreigners to receive training at the state-of-the-art ship
Malta is heavily involved in shipping and cannot afford a major accident. One of the effective ways to ensure safety of operation is Simulator training. To further improve the level of training needed, the Malta Maritime Pilots Coop invested in
Around 100 delegates from 25 countries are meeting in Malta for the European Maritime Pilots’ Association (EMPA) 47th Annual General Meeting. The conference acts as a platform where creativity, opinions, views and ideas are exchanged between maritime pilots to continuously
The Mediterranean Maritime Research & Training Centre (MMRTC), in collaboration with the City of Glasgow College is organising a Specialised Tanker Training Programme (Liquified Gas) during March and April 2013. The first course will be starting on the 26th March 2013 and
The Malta Maritime Pilot Co-op Society Limited has signed a €500,000 agreement with Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) for the upgrade of the Compact Marine Ship Handling Simulator and for a new Safety Study for both Valletta & Marsaxlokk Port.
The HMS Illustrious this morning sailed into Valletta to begin a 5-day informal visit by the Response Force Task group (RFTG) in order to conduct Wider Regional Engagement. Soon after boarding the Helicopter and Commando Carrier, known affectionately by all
The Malta Maritime Pilots Cooperative congratulated Transport Malta for a job well done on the re-construction and installation of the two lanterns adorning the entrance of the Grand Harbour. The cooperative said that the recent works “strenghten the infrastructure of
All pilotage services in all of Malta’s and Gozo’s ports will be delivered by MMP. The Malta Maritime Pilots Cooperative signed a 15-year exclusivity agreement with Transport Malta, extending the current contract between the two parties, and enabling the cooperative
The Malta Maritime Pilots together with the three other partners of the CERTIPILOT projects will launch the public consultation on the vocational training framework for Maritime Pilots. The public consultation will be launched in Malta on the 20th July 2012.
The Malta Maritime Pilots Co-operative inaugurated a new state-of-the art pilot boat named Foxtrot. This €800,000 investment will enhance the pilotage services offered in the Maltese ports. Chief Pilot Capt. Jesmond Mifsud said that due to the ever increasing demands