Tag Archives | Malta

Italy Breaks Up Libyan Fuel Smuggling Ring

By John Lee. Italian authorities have reportedly broken up a mafia-related Libyan fuel-smuggling ring, in which at least 30 million euros of diesel was sold around Europe. According to the report from Reuters, the fuel had been stolen from National Oil Corporation (NOC) at refinery in Zawiya, transferred to a larger ship off the coast […]

GNA appoints New LIA Board of Trustees

The newly GNA-appointed Board of Trustees for the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has been officially announced following its first meeting that took place in Libya’s capital on Saturday. According to a statement issued on their behalf, the Board of Trustees "is the highest governing body of the LIA which is mandated to preserve and protect Libya’s sole Sovereign […]

Finance Ministers discuss Libya's Challenges

By Adam Nathan. The Libyan Minister of Finance Dr. Osama Hammad participated Thursday in Malta in launching the meeting of the finance ministers of the Group 5 + 5 for the countries of the Mediterranean Basin on the economy and finance. The second meeting, which takes place two months after the first meeting held on […]

Libyan Maltese Chamber of Commerce

The Libyan-Maltese Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Tuesday 4th April out of respect for its beloved Council Treasurer Mr Tonio Casapinta, has passed away at the age of 68. Business will commence normally on Wednesday 5th April 2017 from 0800 - 1600. Mr Tonio Casapinta was Chairman of Casapinta Design Group Ltd and […]

Afriqiyah Wet-Leases Turboprop from Medavia

By John Lee. Afriqiyah Airways is reportedly wet-leasing a Dash 8-100 from Malta's Medavia to run its scheduled charter flights between Libya with Malta. According to ch-aviation, two weekly flights from Misurata started on February 5th,  followed by a twice-weekly service from Brack on February 9th. An existing Malta-Tripoli Mitiga return service currently operates three […]

Afriqiyah Airways Flight Hijacked, Diverted to Malta

JGO Libya Security Incident Alert UPDATE: The hijackers of Libyan Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U 209 surrendered in Malta. All passengers and crew are safe. Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U 209 was hijacked and diverted to Malta midday 23nd Dec 2016 with 118 passengers on board. The aircraft isolated at Malta International Airport at this time. […]

Medserv to continue Supporting Eni's Libya Operations

Malta's Medserv has announced that company have been re-awarded a contract by Eni North Africa (EniNa) to provide logistics base and associated services for its exploration activities taking place offshore and onshore Libya. The contract duration is for a period of one year with the possibility of extending for another year. This contract comes into […]