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Changes at Malta Drydocks

With a healthy repair and conversion orderbook extending beyond the summer and every one of its seven large drydocks occupied, Malta Drydocks has managed to instantly expand its facilities. This has been achieved by absorbing neighboring Malta Shipbuilding Company and its two drydocks capable of accepting vessels up to 120,000 dwt.

Sammy Meilaq, chairman of Malta Drydocks, told MR I EN on a recent visit to the yard that the merger, which was agreed upon late last year, is taking place gradually. He confirmed that shipbuilding activities will continue but with a greater concentration on smaller vessels such as tugs, supply and support vessels, specialized steel workboats, small product carriers, crane barges and pontoons.

Located on the adjacent Marsa Creek of capital Valletta's Grand




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