Malta Freeport


Malta Freeport
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Malta Freeport, also called Marsaxlokk Port and Marsaxlokk Harbour, is an international port on the island of Malta. It is the 10th busiest container port in Europe and 43rd in the world with a trade volume of 2.3 million TEU's in 2008.[1] It lies in Marsaxlokk in the eastern part of Malta.

Malta Freeport

As the Mediterranean’s fourth largest transhipment port, Malta Freeport represents a strategic platform for the shipping lines that have chosen it as their Mediterranean hub port being located at the crossroads of some of the world’s greatest shipping routes and in the heart of the Europe, Africa and Asian's Middle East triangle. Malta Freeport terminals will be increasing its quay length on both terminals from the present operational length of 2.2 kilometres to over 3 kilometres and the total area (from 680,000) to 790,000 square metres (0.79 km²).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ AAPA World Port Rankings 2008
  2. ^ About Us - Malta Freeport site

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