Works in Msida

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Bus Stop maintenance in Msida

Transport Malta will be resurfacing the Bus Stop in ix-Xatt tal-Imsida from tonight at 19:00hrs.  The contractor will be working during the night until 05:00hrs and is expected to finish by Friday 2nd December.

The bus stop will remain operational throughout the works and thus public transport will operate as usual.

Kindly follow instructions on site and drive carefully to safeguard the workers’ safety.

Works in Mġarr continue

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Asphalting works in Triq Għajn Tuffieħa and Triq Sir Temi Żammit L-Imġarr

Transport Malta will continue asphalting Triq Għajn Tuffieħa and Triq Sir Temi Żammit L-Imġarr this evening  between 20:00hrs and 05:00hrs.

During works, the road will be closed to traffic.

Drivers are advised to drive carefully, seek alternative routes and follow instructions by officials on site.

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Vehicle Auction: 3rd December

Temporary Dock 7 Route upgraded

Vehicles using the temporary route through Dock 7 will see an improved surface on parts of the modified route from Monday.

Vehicles can access the route from an opening a few metres away from the existing entry.    They will then exit through Triq Chester on to Triq Prinċep Albertu.

Dock 7 route will remain open, in the direction from Paola towards Marsa, on weekdays between 06:00 and 09:30.

This is a temporary route. Transport Malta will develop an independent road through the former Ship Building.  The road will function as another tidal lane connecting Paola Hill and Albert Town.

This is a drill

Resurfacing in Santa Venera

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Asphalting works – Slip road in Triq Reġjonali St. Venera

Transport Malta will carry out asphalting works in Triq Reġjonali Slip Road St. Venera, tonight, between 21:00hrs and 05:00hrs.

During works, road will be closed to traffic.

Drivers are advised to seek alternative routes, drive carefully and to follow instructions by officials on site.

Attention: Scam

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Someone is sending an email pretending it is from Transport Malta.  The email is asking for a copy of the id card, a bank statement mobile or utility bill.  Needless to say, do not send this information.  The email is not from Transport Malta.

Preventing accidents at sea

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Transport Malta participates in a project “Preventing incidents and accidents for safer ships in the Oceans”

Transport Malta together with 14 partners from nine other European countries, is participating in the Picasso Project, a project aiming at preventing incidents and accidents for safer ships in the Oceans.  Safety on Land and on Board Ships, Emergency Simulations, and Training and The Human Factor are the three main factors in the project.

The project which is co-funded by the European Commission, is designed to improve maritime safety through training of staff which is a key element in preventing accidents at sea, evacuation drills in ports and development of new technologies. This project is designed to improve maritime safety through training and the development of new technologies and is headed by the Spanish Maritime Rescue and Safety Agency.

The project has a budget of 3.8 million euro and is part of the overall goal of developing Motorways of the Sea, in line with European Union maritime transport policies. It was approved in July 2016 and is scheduled to end in July 2018.

Transport Malta’s role in the project is to organise a mass evacuation exercise in the port of Valletta. This exercise is planned to be held during Malta’s EU Presidency and different stakeholders will be involved.

No-fly zone will not affect general aviation or commercial air traffic

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A local paper insinuated that a no-fly zone on the Power station could severely affect aircraft movement.  The paper did not ask for Transport Malta’s reaction before publishing the article and did not post our reply.

The no-fly zone, if implemented, will not affect general aviation or commercial air traffic. 

Transport Malta started the process to put into effect flying restrictions over critical infrastructure, heritage sites and to reduce noise pollution when possible.

Such restrictions are very common in the aviation industry and the rise in popularity of Drones augmented the need for such. 

Transport Malta drew up a plan for a restricted area over the Power Station.  The Authority asked Malta Air Traffic Services and operators of light aircraft for their feedback which is currently being reviewed.