New ramp being built for seabridge ferries

A per­ma­nent ramp is be­ing con­struct­ed at the Scar­bor­ough Port to fa­cil­i­tate the dock­ing of the new in­ter-is­land fer­ry—the Jean De Valette.

The same ramp will al­so be used for the Galleons Pas­sage.

NIDCO goes ahead with ferry lease

The Na­tion­al In­fra­struc­ture De­vel­op­ment Com­pa­ny (NID­CO) has no is­sue in sign­ing a one-year lease for the Jean de la Valette with Vir­tu Fer­ries, whose man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Fran­cis Portel­li, of par­ent com­pa­ny Vit­ru Hold­ings, has been in­volved in a huge oil scan­dal in Mal­ta and has al­le­ga­tions of mon­ey laun­der­ing and bribery still hang­ing over his head.

Sinanan stands behind new ferry deal

Hours af­ter Gov­ern­ment gave de­tails about the leas­ing arrange­ment of Mal­tese ves­sel Jean De La Valette (JDLV) to ease the coun­try’s seabridge woes, the ves­sel is now mired in con­tro­ver­sy.