MBL News – AMERA maiden call – 13.11.2019

The latest cruise ship for the German based Phoenix Reisen is the AMERA that made a maiden call to Valletta, Malta berthing at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves at the Valletta Cruise Port on Wednesday 13th November, 2019. AMERA was launched in 1988 as ROYAL VIKING SUN for the Royal Viking Line of which was […]

MBL News – OCEANA and KONINGSDAM at Malta – 03.10.2019

Thursdays are always busy at the Valletta Cruise Port with Cruise Liner OCEANA (P&O) but last Thursday 3rd October Malta Cruise Services a division of Mifsud Brothers Ltd (MBL) had to deal with 2 liners , the other one was the 2016 built ship KONINGSDAM of Holland America Line. Cruise and Fly holidays, launched by […]

Valletta Cruise Port – 4 Passenger Ship Calls – 03.10.2019

Last Thursday 3rd October, 2019 Valletta Cruise Port hosted 4 Passenger Ships – i) 0400-2100 the 264 metre OCEANA for Pinto 1 and 2 Wharves. ii) 0630-2300 the 296 metre KONINGSDAM for Pinto 4 and 5 wharves with barges. Both ships were represented in Malta by Malta Cruise Services, a division of Mifsud Brothers Ltd […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – PRINSENDAM – October 2013

On Tuesday 15th October 2013  the 204m cruise liner PRINSENDAM entered Valletta bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd assisted by two local tugs for Dock 6. She was built at STX Finland Helsinki at Helsinki in Finland in 1988 as ROYAL VIKING SUN of which she traded until sold and renamed SEABOURN SUN until November 1999 […]

Valletta Cruise Port – Week 39 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001. KALKARA is a […]

BLOW FROM THE PAST – COSTA EUROPA at Malta The 1986 built liner COSTA EUROPA was using Malta several times during her service between 2002 and 2010. She was built as HOMERIC for Home Lines by Meyer Werft,Germany. Apart from being the first cruise ship built in Papenburg, she was also the only one at MEYER WERFT […]