Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli welcoming the Board Members

Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli attended the first board meeting of the Malta Freeport Corporation on Friday 27th May 2020.

She welcomed all the board members; Perit. Robert Sarsero, Mr. Karmenu Briffa, Ms. Marisa Darmanin, Ms. Lisa Cassar Shaw, Eng. Frederick Azzopardi, Dr. Joe Cilia, Mr. Adrian Gatt, Ms. Claudette Baldacchino, Ms. Larah Borg Balzan, Mr. Joe Demanuele and Dr. Fiona Galea Farrugia. 

During the meeting Minister Farrugia Portelli emphasised the importance of embarking on the shore-to-ship project and that works are focussed towards achieving this goal. 

She stated that this investment is crucial and will contribute towards a more environmentally friendly Freeport within Birzebbugia. The project will see a reduction in emissions and noise being generated from vessels that berth.