Malta named world’s second best diving destination

Malta has been crowned the world’s second best diving destination of 2019. The island scooped the silver award at the annual UK Dive Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Malta has been in the top three for the past five years, which is testament to its incredible scuba-diving credentials. The Maltese Islands boast an abundance […]

Tanker wrecked off Qawra could become new diving spot

A tanker that ran aground in Qawra last year could soon become a diving attraction. The Hephaestus was stranded on the rocks near Qawra Point after a freak storm in February 2018. And now there are plans to scuttle the 60-metre vessel off the coast of Gozo. The Professional Diving Schools Association of Malta has […]

Three new wartime wrecks discovered in Maltese waters

The discovery of three new wartime wrecks in Maltese waters has been hailed a ‘great news for Malta’s heritage’. A sunken ship and the wreckage of two aircraft were found during a scientific survey of the seabed off Malta. Preliminary planning for the Malta to Sicily gas pipeline led to the discovery of the three […]