Malta’s transport system is undergoing a radical rethink, and the island is betting on intelligent traffic management systems and other innovations that have the potential to shake up its networks.
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.
For more than 10 years, Q-Free Traffiko has been offering smart parking and traffic management solutions to public and private clients around the world. The firm’s CEO, Angelo Dalli, says Malta needs to embark on a massive investment in intelligent traffic technologies to ensure that its roads are used as efficiently as possible.
Six months after its launch, the country’s first bike-sharing system is making inroads in Malta. Nextbike already offers more than 300 bicycles for rental, and this is only the beginning, Managing Director Alan Camilleri tells MaltaProfile.
As traffic grows to unprecedented levels, Malta International Airport is pursuing an ambitious investment programme to ensure that its vision of offering the best airport experience in Europe is realised, says CEO Alan Borg.
Malta is seeking to establish itself as a major logistics, warehousing and distribution hub to capitalise on regional trade and business opportunities and spur economic growth, Aaron Farrugia, CEO of the Malta Freeport Corporation, says.
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