Saturday, October 17, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
Cruise Ships

COVID19: Malta Stops MSC Cruise Passengers From Disembarking

(Reuters) – Malta on Friday stopped passengers disembarking from the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship over a suspected case of COVID-19, Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said. Although the cruise ship...

October 17, 2020
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Migrants are seen resting on board the MV Aquarius rescue ship
Maritime News

Italy Refuses Safe Harbor To Migrant Ship M/V Aquarius

Antonio Denti (Reuters) – Italy on Monday denied safe harbor to 141 people rescued by the humanitarian ship M/V Aquarius off the coast of Libya last week, setting up another standoff...

August 13, 2018
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Sunday, September 8, 2013
MV Gold Star
Fire Incidents

MV Gold Star Becomes Epic Cannabis Campfire Off Malta

The Tanzanian-registered cargo ship MV Gold Star, loaded with an estimated 30 tons of cannabis, caught fire on Friday 6 September while in international waters 30 nautical miles north of...

September 8, 2013
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
mt salamis tanker
Maritime News

Italy Agrees To Take In Stranded Migrants After Malta Refuses

ROME, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Italy on Wednesday allowed 102 migrants who were stranded on a tanker in the Mediterranean to disembark on the Sicilian coast after Malta refused them...

August 7, 2013
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
mt salamis tanker
Maritime News

Malta Insists Rescued Migrants and M/T Salamis To Be Denied Entry

VALLETTA/BRUSSELS, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Malta said on Tuesday it would not allow a tanker which picked up 102 migrants off the Libyan coast to dock, despite a call from...

August 6, 2013
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Monday, July 15, 2013
Seadrill Semi-Rig West Pegasus
Offshore News

Italy and Malta Sign Accord on Mediterranean Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

Italy and Malta’s prime ministers reached an agreement today for joint oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean Sea between the islands of Sicily and Malta.

July 15, 2013
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