MALTA   The door tothe MediterraneanCRUISE | FERRY
Discover Malta...Imagine sailing into a historic port which hosted famous explorers and traders, from the        •	 7,000 ...
Ramla Bay                                                                                 Marsalforn                      ...
Photo courtesy of George Saguna                                  3
Port services    Valletta Cruise Port Tariffs                           Pilotage and Mooring    Available upon request    ...
PINTO WHARVES                                                                                          VALLETTA           ...
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The Valletta WaterfrontStep off the ship immediately onto the convenient Valletta Waterfront,                   •	 275 met...
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At your serviceValletta Cruise Port is host to a natural deep water harbour, offering access to all sized    •	 Cruise ter...
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Our promise and commitmentWith a “can do” spirit and attention to detail Valletta Cruise Port makes a commitment       •	 ...
The first and lasting impression     of our visiting guests to Malta12
Valletta Cruise Port plc a private company establishedin 2001 is licensed by Transport Malta.The copyright in this documen...
www.vallettacruiseport.comValletta Cruise Port plc.   	T	 +356 2567 300045-46 Pinto Wharf,          	F	 +356 2125 2640Flor...
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29705 Vcp Cruise Ferry Brochure V7

  1. 1. MALTA The door tothe MediterraneanCRUISE | FERRY
  2. 2. Discover Malta...Imagine sailing into a historic port which hosted famous explorers and traders, from the • 7,000 years of living historyPhoenicians to the Romans and many others. Cruising into Malta’s Grand Harbour is to • Oldest free-standing temples in the worldarrive in one of the most breathtaking ports in the world which has been celebrated by • UNESCO World Heritage sitesnumerous famous authors. • Valletta – masterpiece of Baroque architecture • National art treasuresA moment away is the islands’ capital city of Valletta, a 16th century masterpiece • Mdina – the noble silent citybuilt by the Knights of St. John, which received the international designation as • Historic bastions, forts and WWII landmarksa UNESCO World Heritage Site. Described as a city “built by gentlemen for gentlemen”,Valletta is home to an impressive 300 places of interest. • Multi-lingual and multi-cultural • Open air cafés, concerts, festas and fireworks displaysThe archipelago islands are centrally located in the Mediterranean Sea, truly a melting • Divers’ paradisepot of major world civilizations and the point where cultures converge. This marriage • Microcosm of the Mediterraneanhas allowed us the gift of understanding true diversity, an international quality which • Gozo & Comino - unspoilt natural oasistranslates into warm hospitality.Malta’s best kept secret is the sister island of Gozo, a unique oasis for visitors. This tinyisland boasts a laid back lifestyle and its eco-friendliness attracts the most discerningworldwide travelers. 1
  3. 3. Ramla Bay Marsalforn Xagħra Gozo Victoria Dwejra Bay Mġarr Xlendi Comino Xlendi Bay Armier Bay Mediterranean Sea Mellieħa Bay Għadira Ċirkewwa Distances Nautical Distances Nautical Mellieħa to Valletta Miles to Valletta Miles Malta Ajaccio 468 Monaco 600 St Paul’s Bay Barcelona 695 Naples 380 Valletta Cruise Port Civitavecchia 406 Palermo 220 Sliema Dubrovnik 471 Palma 612 Valletta Genoa 580 Piraeus 517 Mosta Gibraltar 995 Ravenna 691 Three Cities Livorno 535 Tunis 226 Mdina Messina 155 Venice 810 (Source: Medcruise) Rabat Marsaxlokk Luqa France Dingli Italy Blue Grotto Corsica Sardinia Turkey The Balearics Greece Gibraltar Sicily Cyprus Tunisia Malta Strategic location Mediterranean Sea Morocco Malta is strategically positioned in the center of the Mediterranean offering endless possibilities for Eastern and Western itineraries. We welcome ships of all sizes, from Algeria luxury boutique lines to large resort class ships. Expanding the itinerary to include the Libya Egypt sister island of Gozo creates a “2 for 1” bonus with no additional port charges.2
  4. 4. Photo courtesy of George Saguna 3
  5. 5. Port services Valletta Cruise Port Tariffs Pilotage and Mooring Available upon request 24/7 year round Port Charges Towage Regulated at standard rate according to net Available, but not compulsory; regulations apply tonnage, rates available from Transport Malta Linesmen Port Officials 24/7 year round Valletta Port Control 24/7 year round Approach information Stevedoring +356 2291 4411/4413 daytime or 24 hour line Available but not compulsory +356 9949 4313 Valletta Cruise Port Malta Pilots Bunkering Customs & Immigration Fuel Grades – IFO range from 380 to 30 CST, ETA – 2 hour advance notice ETA – 2 hour advance notice Customs officers, quarantine and immigration gas oil (diesel); quay or barge; 381 bunker barge Name of vessel Boarding – Fairway Buoy Pilot Station officials are available 24/7 year round and road tanker Port of registration VHF channel – Channel 12 Telephones Water IMO number Radio frequency – Call sign 9HD, Installed on board ship with prior notice 24/7 with WT, RT & VHF Fresh water available on request by road bowser Coaches Overall length Radio phone frequency – 2 625kHz Waste Management, Sewage & Recycling May be positioned directly on quays. Prior Draft beam Listening frequency – 2.182kHz As per authorised plan by Transport Malta registration with Valletta Cruise Port required Agent VHF calls – Channels 12/14/16 24/7 year round Ship Repair On Site Transportation Any length of vessel; max. tonnage: 300,000 DWT Number of passengers Taxis, public and open-top buses, horsecabs, traditional boats, seaplanes, and parking facilities Last port of call Ship Supplies Available upon request No arrival / departure time or day restrictions4
  6. 6. PINTO WHARVES VALLETTA QUAYS 1-2 QUAY 3 QUAYS 4-5 WINE WHARF QUAY GUN WHARF QUAY VALLETTA CRUISE PORT THE GRAND HARBOUR SPILL-OVER QUAYS BOILER WHARF QUAY VITTORIOSA SENGLEA COSPICUA KALKARABerthing Pinto WharvesMax. length 360m* Quays 1 - 2 Quay 3 Quays 4 - 5 Gun Wharf Wine Wharf Boiler Wharf Quay Quay Quay (spill-over quay)Max. width No restrictions Length of quay 307m 171m 301m 92m 73m 383mMax. beam No restrictions Minimum 11m 9.8m>11m 11m>12m 7.4m 8m 6.6m>8mMax. draught 12m depth of waterMax. passengers No restrictions Height of quay 2.2m 2.2m 2.2m 3.62m 3.3m 2.3mTide variation Negligible above chart datum * to date Number of bollards 16 8 13 4 5 17 Space between 20m 20m 20m 15m 15m 9.8m>34.4m bollards Fender type cylindrical V-type cylindrical cylindrical cylindrical cylindrical (foam-filled) (foam-filled) 1m x 0.8m 1m x 0.8m 1m x 0.8m 6m x 1.5m 6m x 1.5m 5
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  8. 8. The Valletta WaterfrontStep off the ship immediately onto the convenient Valletta Waterfront, • 275 meters of strolling promenadean award-winning and favourite landmark on the Island of Malta. There are nineteen • Retail & commercial servicesbeautifully restored 18th century warehouses and bastions, built during the Baroque • Tax-free shoppingperiod. The exquisite gemstone buildings were originally constructed by Grand Master • Souvenir shopsPinto to be used as stores by the Knights of St. John. • Cafés & restaurantsThe iconic doors of the heritage buildings have been revived today with an artistic • Public phonesimpression of colour. From days past, the coloured doors represented the storage of • Full banking facilities including ATMgoods, with blue for fish, green for produce, yellow for wheat and red for wine. • Foreign exchange • Individual Wi-Fi connectionUshering in a modern era while delicately blending the old with the new, these • Pharmacytreasured structures have been transformed into a diverse variety of commercialservices stretching along the water’s edge. The Valletta Waterfront is the key element • Postbox on site (post office in Valletta)of the Valletta Cruise Port, and the recognized centre for all cruise activity. • All major credit cards accepted • Discounted crew benefits 7
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  10. 10. At your serviceValletta Cruise Port is host to a natural deep water harbour, offering access to all sized • Cruise terminals – open 24/7 year roundships, year round. There are two passenger facilities with the main terminal located in check-in facilities; baggage services; accessibility for passengers with special needsthe historic Magazino Hall. It is fully modernized and equipped with state of the arttechnology, including check-in counters, a comfortable waiting area, and accessibility • Safety & Security – ISPS-compliantfor guests with special needs. • Wireless connection – both terminals • Cable connection – Cat.5 and fibre-opticA Wi-Fi link from the Magazino Hall to the ship allows for simultaneous on board • Check-in counters – 14 in serviceregistration and check-in. The facilities are easily capable of processing a minimum of • Screening equipment – 1 large X-ray machine;500 guests per hour and can comfortably accommodate up to 300 visitors. 4 hand luggage X-ray machines; Malta’s convenient size makes everything within close proximity. Whether for home 3 walk-through detectors and handheld scannersporting or turnaround operations, Valletta Cruise Port is just minutes away from Malta • Other terminal equipment –International Airport. The airport handles over five million passengers per year for both retractable tent 12m x 30m (total 720sqm); fixed tent 8.5m x 24m (total 204sqm); scheduled and non-scheduled services connecting to all major and secondary European 2 mobile tents of 10m x 10m (total 100sqm each); cities and valuable source markets. A wide variety of major hotels are also available and forklifts; luggage handling equipment: tow trucks, the capital city of Valletta is a short fifteen minute walk to the port. Thus, Malta offers large covered wagons, large and small push trolleys; the exciting opportunity to combine air or land and cruise tours. mobile cranes: 1 small crane (2.5 tons) and larger cranes available on request; conveyor belt; additional equipment available on request 9
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  12. 12. Our promise and commitmentWith a “can do” spirit and attention to detail Valletta Cruise Port makes a commitment • 10+ years continuous safe service recordto deliver a dependable operation based on the highest standards in the industry. • Over 600,000 satisfied guests per yearNo task is too small and we are up for the challenge. Just like the 18th century buildings • Consistently ranking high on guest ratingshave withstood the test of time, we have built a solid foundation and a reliable • Successful home porting & turnarounds; reputation for over a decade. TUI, MSC, Costa, Pullmantur, Hapag-Lloyd and others • Attracting new source marketsHaving developed close relations with Government agencies and garnered the • Flexible, efficient and competitiverespect and cooperation of the local stakeholders and agents, this synergy allowseveryone to respond as a unified team. Transport Malta, the maritime authority and • International & Industry Awardsthe pilots association have invested in this commitment as well, which has included • Direct communications with executive managementthe acquisition of state of the art technology simulators. They offer continuing Grand • Guaranteed response timeHarbour safety maneuvers training to the master of the vessel and fellow officers.Malta has consistently received the highest ratings from both the guest experiencelevel and the maritime industry. As an EU member, you can count on Malta for“peace of mind” and consistent addition to any itinerary. Our confidence and abilityto convey this promise is paramount. 11
  13. 13. The first and lasting impression of our visiting guests to Malta12
  14. 14. Valletta Cruise Port plc a private company establishedin 2001 is licensed by Transport Malta.The copyright in this document and design is confidentialto and the property of Valletta Cruise Port plc. In an effortto continually update and improve the design and detailscontained in this brochure these may be subject to change.Credits of imagery used throughout this brochure:Front cover of brochure, from left to right, top row: CDCouple on deck, © Francois Lefebvre/Compagnie du Ponant; Ramla Bay view, © Malta Tourism Authority; Middle row: Street in Mdina, ©Malta Tourism Authority; Door knocker, © Malta Tourism Authority; Sailing vessel, © Philip et Guillaume Plisson/Compagnie du PonantInside cover:View of Valletta, © Malta Tourism AuthorityPage 1:Mnajdra Temples, © Malta Tourism Authority; UNESCO flags, © UNESCO/ Roger DominiquePage 3:Holland America Line in Gozo © George Saguna Anna Maria Cardona SchranzPage 7: International Business Development ExecutiveCouple disembarking, © Francois Lefebvre/Compagnie du Ponant; Cruise ship, © MSC CruisesPage 8: Valletta Cruise Port plc. T +356 2567 3000 Magazino Hall, © Johann Cardona Schranz 45-46 Pinto Wharf, F +356 2125 2640 Floriana FRN 1913, M +356 7959 4554 Page 12: Malta E amcardonaschranz@vallettacruiseport.comCouple next to Gardjola: © Malta Tourism Authority George Cross: © Mediterranean Ceramics
  15. 15. www.vallettacruiseport.comValletta Cruise Port plc. T +356 2567 300045-46 Pinto Wharf, F +356 2125 2640Floriana FRN 1913, Malta E info@vallettacruiseport.com

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