Virtu Ferries – 42.2 metres High Speed Craft GOZO EXPRESS to join the fleet for Malta-Gozo route in Q1 of 2022.
On Thursday 13th January, 2022 Virtu Ferries announced it has purchased a new High Speed Craft at a cost of €7 million, for use on the Malta-Gozo route. The High Speed Craft (HSC) GOZO EXPRESS was designed by the Incat Crowther company of Australia. She is 42.2 m long and can carry 322 passengers in […]
The Gozo Channel Company Limited, commonly known as Gozo Channel Line or the Gozo ferry is a Maltese company founded in 1979 that operates ferry services between the islands of Malta and Gozo using ropax ships with crossings happening throughout the day all year round including weekends, public holidays, and night services. In 1988 Gozo Channel started operating a new faster service by means of a hovermarine […]
On Monday 17th July 1988 the Maltese Company VIRTU FERRIES inaugurated a High Speed Passenger Service from Malta to Sicily chartering the 1988 Norwegian built and Norwegian flag and owned Surface Effect Ship (SES) VIRGIN BUTTERFLY. VIRGIN BUTTERFLY was built by Bygd av Brødrene Aa A/S, Hyen at Norway as Yard no 190 with 373 […]
On Saturday 22nd December 2018 the Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania launched Virtu Ferries latest 110.6metre long High Speed Craft SAINT JOHN PAUL II at its Hobart, Tasmania, shipyard. This wave piercing catamaran will be the 15th fast HSC Virtu has acquired; the largest high speed catamaran in the Mediterranean and the second largest in the world. The vessel […]
LOCAL SHIPPING – SES SAN FRANGISK – Week 14 – 2018. During Week 14 of 2018 the 1989 built High Speed Craft SAN FRANGISK was slipped at Slip 6, Manoel Island Yacht Yard. She’s owned by Virtu Ferries Limited and operated by Venezia Lines Ltd operating with her sister SAN PAWL sailing in the North Adriatic […]