Maritime Malta: A leading global maritime hub embraces challenges and opportunities to remain at the forefront of the international maritime industry.

Malta Business Network (MBN) UK is delighted to invite you to a showcase networking event being held at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), 4, Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR on Tuesday 27 February 2024 at 1800hrs.  The event is organised jointly with the Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) ( for legal and maritime industry professionals operating from the UK, as well as Maltese service providers from the maritime industry. The Hon. Dr Chris Bonett, Malta Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Public Works, and Dr Charles Debattista, Member, 36 Stone, The 36 Group will both make short topical presentations during the event.

With a long maritime tradition alongside natural ports and a strategic geographical position in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta has today established itself as one of the leading maritime hubs and service centres in the Mediterranean region. Contributing more than 14% of Malta’s GDP and backed by a robust legal and regulatory framework, a talented and professional human resource and high-quality maritime infrastructure, the Maltese maritime sector offers a wide range of international maritime services and facilities for the maritime industry.

Speakers throughout the evening will guide the audience through the range of maritime services and facilities available and the overall advantages that Malta offers the investor in maritime activities. A reception will follow, providing an opportunity for networking. Members and their guests are also invited to attend the event and all must be pre-registered by name. Places are free for members and their guests although these may need to be limited depending on the final numbers, so please pre-register early.Please note this is a professional environment where the dress code is smart and we shall require all the names of MBN members and guests 48 hours prior to the event. If you are a guest or have any questions, please contact us by email.When registering you will use an access code which is included in the email invitation. Please do not pass this on. As a member, you can register your guests using the Eventbrite registration system when you apply for your tickets. Guests not on our door list will not be admitted to the venue.And remember, if you are planning a visit to Malta, fully subscribed members of MBN UK may also attend the MBN Malta meetings and events, usually held on the third Monday of the month. Full details are always included on the events page of the MBN website.

Disclaimers: The opinions expressed in the presentation that will take place at the event are solely those of the presenters and not necessarily those of The Malta Business Network. The Malta Business Network does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of the information provided.By registering for this event, you understand that as a participant, you are giving consent for photos to be taken during this event organised by MBN UK and the Malta Maritime Forum for the main purpose of reporting same in newsletters/website/social media of the two co-organisers. MBN UK and MMF will be processing your personal data in accordance to the GDPR and the Data Protection Act. This data will only be processed by authorised staff, unless otherwise stated.