Discovering Malta: Europe’s Secret Superyacht Hotspot
In its quest to become the yachting playground of the super-rich, Malta has gone decidedly upmarket, luring the finest yachts with its historic harbours and excellent repair and refit services.
Relationships between wealthier and larger global economies and smaller states have more to them than the obvious one-way flows. MaltaProfile looks at the Malta-Dubai business relation that has been established on solid grounds and which can deliver the goods to both ports.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Malta could become the site of a Ukrainian grain distribution facility for the North African market during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Poroshenko also highlighted that the Ukrainian Antonov aircraft company is willing to open an office in Malta.
A memorandum of understanding was signed on the 8th of May between Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST) and Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) to strengthen collaboration and facilitate the upgrading of technical skills among maritime industry employees.
The spectacular Maltese Grand Harbour, with its majestic vessels and towering fortifications provides a stunning backdrop to one of Malta’s most dynamic family-run firms, Salvo Grima Group. Now owned and managed by the fifth and sixth generations, Salvo Grima is a thriving group of companies always looking to expand and diversify. MaltaProfile talks to Robert Aquilina, CEO and Joseph Peregin, Senior Manager, Projects.
Turnaround times for law suits are too long. It is not a change in legislation or policy that is required to fix this, but a change in attitude from all the key players, managing partner of Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, Malcolm Mifsud tells MaltaProfile.
Lawyers need to start finding a niche to specialise in, according to Fenech & Fenech’s Managing Partner. Dr Ann Fenech says that specialised lawyers help a practice build their reputation for particular areas of expertise, while ensuring that the firm remains at the forefront of new developments.
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