Kirton & Co Limited

Kirton & Co Ltd founded in 1884

Kirton & Co. Ltd. is family owned and the company has built up an enviable reputation for integrety and professional service coupled with personal... Read More

Why Choose Malta as your destination

Why Choose Malta as your destination

  • Having a Superb strategic positioning right in the heart of the Mediterranean with short distances from all major Mediterranean ports and North African ports which makes it the perfect stopover for a quick turnaround like crew changes, bunkers etc. 
  • Malta offers a warm sunny climate therefore operations are usually effected without any delays.  Malta has natural deep harbours having well equipped ports & terminals making it the ideal place for safe anchorage, including Hurd Bank located 12 miles offshore where vessels can anchor on good holding groud without any charges involved.
  • Being in the centre of the Med, Malta offers a big range of maritime services to name a few:  bunkers (various quotes can be given), diving services, transhipment, STS, drydocking, referigeration technicians, underwater welding, offshore riding teams capable of carrying out certain repairs whilst vessel remains en-route etc.,
  • Malta International Airport offers direct routes and connections to more than 85 airports world wide;  Malta also offers daily access to Sicily via High Speed Passenger and Car Ferries making it easy to access Europe via road/sea.
  • Stable economy, easy communication facilities with local authorities and supporting this a strong legal and financial network.
  • Efficient fast track arrival clearance, straight forward immigration and customs formalities for crew and transhipment cargo.
  • Advantageous vessel registration under the Maltese flag.
  • Maltese people are very hospitable and most of the population have a good command of the English language.
  • Medical Clinics, Dentistries and Hospitals in Malta offer a number of treatments of very high standard and excellent care.