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.
Road congestion is one of Malta’s biggest transport challenges. Architect Dr Konrad Xuereb does not only support the idea of a metro system; he has developed a detailed proposal for an underground mass transit system and triggered a lively debate on the island whether such a system is feasible and worth the disruption caused by its construction. In our new series "Malta: What’s next", Konrad Xuereb outlines his vision for a single-line metro that would cost approximately €4 billion.
Described as a “Doer” and “Eco Warrior” by Politico, Miriam Dalli is pushing carmakers to take climate change seriously. A Member of the European Parliament, she was instrumental in setting new CO2 emission targets for cars and vans in Europe. Miriam Dalli spoke to MaltaProfile about her vision for a cleaner and greener transport sector ahead of her attendance of the eMobility Summit in Malta on Friday 8th March.
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.
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.