Record numbers of us visited Gozo in 2019

More of us than ever visited Gozo last year, according to new figures published on Wednesday. The number of passengers carried by Gozo Channel in 2019 stood at 5.9 million – a rise of nearly 3 per cent on the previous year. The ferry operator also saw a 7.4 per cent increase in the number […]

Gozo Channel ferry out of action for the next six weeks

Gozo Channel has taken one of its ferries out of action for the next six weeks. The MV Ta’ Pinu is in drydock ‘for routine maintenance works’. The ferry operator said that the ship would return to service on February 16. Gozo Channel‘s three other ferries, Gaudos, Malita and Nikolaos will cover trips between Mgarr […]

Gozo’s fourth ferry is back in action after upgrade

Gozo Channel’s fourth ferry is back in action after a major upgrade. The MV Nikolaus returned to service on Monday morning after spending nearly a month abroad for a re-fit. New side doors have been installed on the ship to allow foot passengers to board directly from the terminals at Cirkewwa and Mgarr rather than […]

Gozo Channel switches to its winter timetable

You know Christmas is coming when Gozo Channel switches to its winter timetable. The ferry operator’s new schedule for the ‘low season’ started on Tuesday. It said ferries will run at 30-minute intervals during the morning rush and then every 45 minutes across the day. Extra services will operate on Fridays at 11.35am from Mgarr […]

Gozo Channel announces changes after ferry crash

Gozo Channel has been forced to make changes to its timetable after a ferry crashed into a jetty at Mgarr Harbour. The company said the MV Malita ‘suffered some damage’ in the accident on Monday afternoon. No-one was injured however the ferry could be out of action for several days while repairs are carried out. […]

Gozo Minister insists a Gozo tunnel ‘is still needed’

Gozo still needs a tunnel link to Malta despite the success of the fourth ferry, according to the Gozo Minister. Justyne Caruana said the tunnel was the only way to reduce the gap between Malta and Gozo’s economies. She added: ‘The ferry and the tunnel are addressing two separate issues. ‘The tunnel will establish a […]