Gale force winds cancel ferries between Malta and Sicily

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with gale force winds and stormy seas expected to batter the Maltese Islands over the next two days. Virtu Ferries Ltd cancelled all voyages between Malta and Sicily on Wednesday because of the bad weather. The company said: ‘Kindly note that all voyages on Wednesday are cancelled due […]

Gozo ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds

If you’re going to Gozo this weekend, expect delays at Cirkewwa. That’s the advice from Gozo Channel as the company’s ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds. Strong winds on Saturday morning forced the company to re-route its ferries around Comino, adding at least 30 minutes to the normal 25-minute crossing between Cirkewwa and Mgarr. […]

Electric cars to go free on the Gozo Channel ferries

You’ll be able to use the Gozo ferries for free soon – if you drive an electric car. The week-long special offer to celebrate Santa Marija has been announced by Gozo Channel. The idea is to encourage more Maltese drivers to switch from petrol to electric-powered cars. Gozo minister Justyne Caruana welcomed the scheme, which […]